Wrong language select
Thread poster: Roberto Tokuda

Roberto Tokuda  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:54
Member (2005)
Japanese to Spanish
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Mar 21, 2004

I try to ask a spanish monolingual question. (a lexicographic question about spanish), but when I select (monolingual) as target language (source language as spanish), the kudoz question appear to spanish->mongolian!

BTW, how I can delete my missplaced kudoz question?


 

Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 13:54
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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Please, try our very new moderator in Sp monolingual :-) Mar 21, 2004

Hi Garfield

If you want to ask a monolingual question in the second column you must chose "monolingual" (upper option).

Your question can be squashed, but you should give the link. Suggestion: as we have a new mod in Spanish mono, give him some workicon_wink.gif.
Paul Roigé


 

Roberto Tokuda  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:54
Member (2005)
Japanese to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Mar 21, 2004

Thank you Claudia for your reply.
I selected (monolingual) item into the dropdown list but when I see my kudoz question still appear for spansih->mongolian pair!
I solved the problem selecting the question as spanish->spanish

My misplaced kudoz question are:
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/669102
http://www.proz.com/kudoz/668953

Best regards


 

Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 13:54
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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You're absolutely right Mar 21, 2004

There is a problem, I just tested and could see that the question I asked in
Spanish > monolingual
appeared for those who receive the message as "(Spanish>??)" and in the question itself as "Spanish>Mongolian".

I'm going to send a support Request.
I've changed your questions into Sp>Sp.


 

Elvira Stoianov  Identity Verified
Luxembourg
Local time: 18:54
German to Romanian
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I think you scrolled the language down or up accidentally with the mouse Mar 21, 2004

garfield wrote:

... the kudoz question appear to spanish->mongolian!



This is probably because, after you selected "Monolingual", you have probably used the scroll button on you mouse and the language was changed and you didn't notice it.


BTW, how I can delete my missplaced kudoz question?



You can ask any moderator to delete your question (members with more than 500 points can also delete questions), but there is also the possibility to edit the question (change the language pair) - I think persons with 100 points can edit questions.

[Edited at 2004-03-21 19:31]


 

Claudia Iglesias  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 13:54
Member (2002)
Spanish to French
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It's a bug Mar 22, 2004

When asking a question, the monolingual option is the first one in the right column, where as all the languages are in alphabetical order.
I just tried a monolingual question in French and it also gave French>mongolian

I changed Garfield's question as monolingual, but notifications can't be send for monolingual questions (or are just sent to people who chose combinations with mongolian).


 

Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
Hungary
Local time: 18:54
Member (2002)
English to Hungarian
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bug Mar 22, 2004

Same goes for En-En: appears as En-Mongolian

 

Steffen Walter  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:54
Member (2002)
English to German
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Seems that 'monolingual' is equated with 'Mongolian' ... Mar 24, 2004

... as the letter sequence of these two terms doesn't differ that much (fuzzy match). Looks like sth. programming-related. Jason, are you reading this?

MTIA for fixing,
Steffen

[Edited at 2004-03-24 09:46]


 


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