is there a quick way to copy a number in the source seg to target?
Thread poster: Chunyi Chen

Chunyi Chen
United States
Local time: 22:09
English to Chinese
Nov 15, 2011

Hi! I am back with one more newbie question: is there a quick way (like a hotkey combo) to insert the number(s) in the source segment to the target segment? I just noticed that a number is highlighted in green in the source segment and wonder if that indicates a quick way to reproduce it on the target side is available.

Thank you for answering my question:)


 

Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 07:09
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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Yes! Nov 15, 2011

If the number is highlighted in green, it means that memoQ identified it as an auto-translatable item. You should see the number in the Translation results pane. If you do, simply press Ctrl + the number of the item in the Translation results pane. It gets inserted the same as a termbase entry.

 

Chunyi Chen
United States
Local time: 22:09
English to Chinese
TOPIC STARTER
Now I see it!! Nov 15, 2011

Thanks, Tomas, for pointing me to look at the right place.
But how do you insert a term in #11 in the results window? That's where the number is, and when I typed 11, I got duplicate entries from #1:) My temporary solution was removing a large but not very useful termbase from my project to make the number hit go up on the list.

Chun-yi


 

Ulrika Mansson
Local time: 07:09
German to Swedish
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try ctrl + shift Nov 17, 2011

... and 1 for 11, 2 for 12 and so on. I think that might do it.
Ulrika


 

Chunyi Chen
United States
Local time: 22:09
English to Chinese
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you, Ulrika, for the tip! Nov 18, 2011

Hi Ulrika,

I just tried Ctrl+Shift+1 and it successfully brought what was in #11 to the target segment. Thank you so much for your tip!

Chun-yi


 


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