[SOLVED] Is translation removing the tags?
Thread poster: DijunaSMS

DijunaSMS
Poland
Local time: 00:45
Polish to English
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Aug 24, 2017

I'm translating HTML document. Let's say that's the source segment:
Szymon Sabat
I've set the empty translation for it. Validate Tags tool is asking me to add the tags back, but I've thought that the empty translation means "same as source" and not "empty string". Was I wrong?


 

Didier Briel  Identity Verified
France
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Member (2007)
English to French
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Empty means empty Aug 25, 2017

DijunaSMS wrote:

I'm translating HTML document. Let's say that's the source segment:
Szymon Sabat
I've set the empty translation for it. Validate Tags tool is asking me to add the tags back, but I've thought that the empty translation means "same as source" and not "empty string". Was I wrong?

If you want a translation "same as source", say so (Edit > Register Identical Translation). An empty translation is exactly what it means: the source text (including tags) is replaced with "nothing".

Didier


 

DijunaSMS
Poland
Local time: 00:45
Polish to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Solved Aug 25, 2017

Didier Briel wrote:
If you want a translation "same as source", say so (Edit > Register Identical Translation). An empty translation is exactly what it means: the source text (including tags) is replaced with "nothing".

Didier

Oh, okay. I thought there would be some separate way for parts of text which shouldn't be translated, like links and such. Thanks.


 

Didier Briel  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 00:45
Member (2007)
English to French
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You can select which parts of an HTML document you want to translate Aug 26, 2017

DijunaSMS wrote:

Didier Briel wrote:
If you want a translation "same as source", say so (Edit > Register Identical Translation). An empty translation is exactly what it means: the source text (including tags) is replaced with "nothing".

Didier

Oh, okay. I thought there would be some separate way for parts of text which shouldn't be translated, like links and such. Thanks.

For HTML documents, you can select which parts you want to translate or not (e.g., URLs).
Options > File Filters > HTML and XHTML (or XHTML, depending on the filter used) > Options > then select which parts to translate or not.

Didier


 


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[SOLVED] Is translation removing the tags?

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