SDL Studio: Problem with shortcut (keeps me from translating)
Thread poster: Susana Valdez

Susana Valdez  Identity Verified
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Jul 3, 2010

Hi everyone,

I've been working with Studio without any problems for a few months now. However, since yesterday, whenever I click on the target string, the source is copied automatically. As you can imagine, this keeps me from translating and renders the process extremely slow. I took a look at the shortcuts, and I don't see anything that could do this.

The shortcuts for copy source are
Ctrl Insert
& Ctrl Alt Insert

Do you have any ideas?

To sum up the problem:
I click with the right button of the mouse on the target string to write - after googling some word for instance - and Studio does copy source automatically.



Local time: 17:26
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Tried clicking left button instead? Jul 3, 2010

Unfortunately I don't have my Studio at hand at the moment, so I cannot check, but have you tried simply clicking the left mouse button instead?
That would be the obvious choice for activating the target segment, I believe, because the right mouse button often have special functions assigned to it.


Susana Valdez  Identity Verified
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Left Click Jul 3, 2010


Thanks for the answer. I use always the left click (sorry, I've wrote it wrong, but it is the left click).


Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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check your settings Jul 3, 2010

It might be worth checking your settings:
Tools>options>editor>automation>copy source when no match is found (this box should be unchecked).

If that doesn't work, the workaround right now is to delete the text that has been copied with translation>clear target segment. It's got a shortcut but I've changed mine so I can't tell you what that is.

Hope that helps.


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