adding words/parentheses to beginning/end of multiple segments
Thread poster: Jan Truper

Jan Truper  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 12:48
English to German
+ ...
Jan 17

In memoQ, I have about 200 pretranslated segments, looking like this:

XXX
YYY
ZZZ
etc.

I want to change them to this:

Fragmente (XXX)
Fragmente (YYY)
Fragmente (ZZZ)
etc.

The source text does not have parentheses, but I want them in the translation.
Is there any way to achieve this in one fell swoop, via the replace window perhaps?


 

John Fossey  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 06:48
Member (2008)
French to English
Use Word Jan 17

MemoQ has a regex function for Find but I am not sure if it can do the Replace you want.

One way you could do it is to export the file as a bilingual Word document, use Word's Find & Replace to make the changes to the target and reimport the Word file into MemoQ. Word's F&R dialogue has powerful and relatively simple commands.


 


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