Tags in Arabic
Thread poster: Sami Khamou

Sami Khamou  Identity Verified
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Mar 7, 2011

I have followed the instructions in DSL 2009 Help regarding Tags.
I inserted the tag pair in the target segment and translated the text into Arabic.
I tried to move on to the next tag pair. The curser gets trapped between the first tag pair.
Can somebody tell me how to move on to the next tag pair?

I'll appreciate any help.


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Does the second tag pair differ? Mar 7, 2011

Sometimes it happens, when tags in segments are identical - the program shows you tags from previous segment for example.
Do you use CTRL+OEM comma for inserting tags? Or which method do you use?
What do you mean exactly with "the cursor gets trapped between the first tag pair"?


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Sami Khamou  Identity Verified
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Tags in Arabic Mar 7, 2011

Hi Jerzy,

Thank you for your response.

I use the first method mentioned in the help section:
I click inside the target segment, put the cursor over the first taq, click CONTROL.
The first tag pair transfers to the target segment. I translate the English text into Arabic. Up to this point everything works fine.

When I try to click outside the tag area to move on to the next tag pair. The cursor stays put and does not move to the left of the second tag to bring in the next tag pair.

The instructions do not mention how to move on to the next tag pair. Because, I assume, the instructions are meant for left-right languages.

Again, I guess, the reason why the cursor is not moving out of the tag pair area is because I am using a right-to left language.

Any further help will be appreciated.

Kind regards,

Sami


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Sami Khamou  Identity Verified
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Tags in Arabic Mar 9, 2011

The problem is solved. through changing the segment status to "draft".

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