Problem: double click on source word inserts translation
Thread poster: xxxHeikki A
xxxHeikki A  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 01:22
English to Finnish
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Jun 20, 2012

So if i double click on a word on the left hand side (source text), a translation of the word is inserted in the right hand side (target).

I would like to change that to operate as on the right hand side, i.e. that double clicking selects the whole word, so that it's easier to enter terms in the term base. Is this possible?


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Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
Poland
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English to Polish
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The word already is in the termbase... Jun 20, 2012

Heikki A. wrote:

So if i double click on a word on the left hand side (source text), a translation of the word is inserted in the right hand side (target).

I would like to change that to operate as on the right hand side, i.e. that double clicking selects the whole word, so that it's easier to enter terms in the term base. Is this possible?


...But the highlighting option is probably off in your MemoQ setup. I use highlighting to know which words already have translations in the termbase.

HTH

Piotr


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xxxHeikki A  Identity Verified
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OK got it... Jun 20, 2012

Thanks for the quick reply, Piotr!

Ah, I noticed indeed that it doesn't happen with terms that are not highlighted in light blue (i.e. highlights are on; I'm a bit new with MemoQ). Still, the highlighting seems to apply only to terms that are found on e.g. the EuroTermBank term base... but it's not a huge problem: if I want to add them in my own term base I can just click 'n drag and safely double click the non-highlighted words.


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xxxHeikki A  Identity Verified
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A tip Jun 20, 2012

By the way, here's a useful tip:

Change the font size to e.g. 12 so it will be easier and faster to select words by click & drag!


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