How to NOT import specified characters with content, e. g. [TEXT] ?
Thread poster: Sprachfuchs

Sprachfuchs  Identity Verified
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Jul 16, 2014


I have a translation with placeholders that don't have to be counted/imported. How can I exclude them to give my client the real number of words without e.g. the square brackets?

Thank ou in adavance!


Tomas Mosler, DipTrans IoLET MCIL MITI  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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English to Czech
regex Jul 16, 2014

You can use regular expressions.

When you have the file for translation open in the edit mode in MemoQ, go to Format menu - Run Regex Tagger. Once you see the settings work as desired in the preview or in the file itself, you can also use the same configuration during an import of a file.

Once the replacement is done, new statistics will reflect the changed word count.


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How to NOT import specified characters with content, e. g. [TEXT] ?

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