How to delete text fields in Trados 7.0?
Thread poster: nrgetic

nrgetic  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 07:24
Portuguese to Spanish
+ ...
Jul 24, 2008

Hello!

I'm using Trados 7.0.0.615.

I need to delete an attribute/text field and the delete button doesn't work. How can I do it?

Thanks!

Natalia


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Diarmuid Kennan  Identity Verified
Ireland
Local time: 06:24
Member (2006)
Danish to English
+ ...
Shift+Backspace Jul 24, 2008

Have you tried holding down Shift and then pressing Backspace?

Direct link Reply with quote
 

nrgetic  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 07:24
Portuguese to Spanish
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Shift+Backspace doesn't work Jul 24, 2008

Hello Diarmuid,

Thanks for your reply, but I've just tried and it doesn't work...

Natalia


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 07:24
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
This is so per design Jul 24, 2008

Because elements (translation units) in the database may already contain the fields. Would you remove fields, the TUs would have inconsistent data (orphane entries).
If you do not want to have them in your TM, please export the TM to a text file, than create a new TM and import the old one. When importing chose "New fields -> ignore", and this should do the trick.

Regards
Jerzy


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How to delete text fields in Trados 7.0?

Advanced search







Déjà Vu X3
Try it, Love it

Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market. See the brand new features in action: *Completely redesigned user interface *Live Preview *Inline spell checking *Inline

More info »
PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search