It is allowed for the delivered MemoQ file to have blank segments?
Thread poster: jyuan_us

jyuan_us  Identity Verified
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Dec 5

The client assigned me a file to work from Chinese to English, which contains a "bilingual" glossary. On the glossary, Segment 1 is an English phrase, Segment 2 is its Chinese translation. Segment 3 is an English phrase, Segment 4 is its Chinese translation. It is in this format until Segment 1000.

In the target language column, the 2 segments of each segment pairs will have exactly the same English phrase, but the client don't want the English phrase to repeat themselves. This means I may need to leave Segment 2, 4 (and all of the even number segments until Segment 1000) blank.

Is leaving a segment blank on the target language column permitted?"

Thank you in advance.


 

Thomas T. Frost  Identity Verified
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Empty segments Dec 5

You can't confirm an empty segment, but you can put one space in it and confirm it.

Alternatively you can leave it blank and not confirm it. If you export the document, MemoQ will ask if you want to copy the source into the empty segments.


 

jyuan_us  Identity Verified
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Thank you for your quick help Dec 5

Thomas T. Frost wrote:

You can't confirm an empty segment, but you can put one space in it and confirm it.

Alternatively you can leave it blank and not confirm it. If you export the document, MemoQ will ask if you want to copy the source into the empty segments.


I will get it done the way you described.


 


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