How to localize numbers, currency, mathematical operators, etc.
Thread poster: RhondaSherwood
Jun 15, 2015


I regularly translate math high school textbooks from Canadian French to Canadian English, and I have been unable to figure out how to localize numbers, currency, certain mathematical operators, etc.

Surely Trados allows for this?

One particularly irritating issue is that Trados changes the subtraction symbol (–) to a short dash (-), which I don't always catch during translation.

Can someone point me in the correct direction?


[Edited at 2015-06-15 15:48 GMT]

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Lennart Luhtaru  Identity Verified
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automatic en dash to dash Jun 16, 2015

It's the most irritating "feature" in Trados products. It still exists in Studio 2014 (since at least Tageditor 2006) and I have no clue how to fix it besides locking segments with "minus" or "to" symbols. So I'd appreciate any tips also.

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