Key shortcuts in TagEditor
Thread poster: Simone Duverger

Simone Duverger  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:00
Member (2010)
French to German
Sep 5, 2011

Dear colleagues,

I would like to know if there is any possibility to assign shortcut keys to the current "actions" in TagEditor (for the commands "open/get", "Set/Close next Open/Get" etc).

When I'm proofreading ttx files, I like to do it directly in TagEditor for comparing the orginal text with my translation (to verify that I didn't forget anything). That's very practical, but after having read the equivalent of 50 Word pages on that way, my hand got hurt because of the repeated mouse clics (oh yes, simple mouse clics can cause tendinitis, I didn't know that yet icon_frown.gif) Shortcut keys could perhaps partly resolve the problem.

Thanks in advance and have a nice day.

- Simone -


Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:00
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
You cannot assign your own shortcuts Sep 5, 2011

But why not use the existing ones?
The easiest way to find them is the menu Workbench, where most of the shortucts are listed.
Also refer to Workbench and TagEditor help.


Simone Duverger  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:00
Member (2010)
French to German
Thank you!!! Sep 5, 2011

I am sorry, I looked in the "Tools" menu, the "Options" but not il the "Workbench" menu... - oops - thats exactly what I searched! icon_smile.gif

Great thanks for you help!!


Pieter Beens  Identity Verified
Member (2011)
English to Dutch
Periodic Table of Trados shortcuts Mar 19, 2014

For those who're interested: I just published my Periodic Table of Trados Shortcuts.
Most fun, but a bit useful as wellicon_smile.gif
Find it here:


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

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

Key shortcuts in TagEditor

Advanced search

WordFinder Unlimited
For clarity and excellence

WordFinder is the leading dictionary service that gives you the words you want anywhere, anytime. Access 260+ dictionaries from the world's leading dictionary publishers in virtually any device. Find the right word anywhere, anytime - online or offline.

More info »
BaccS – Business Accounting Software
Modern desktop project management for freelance translators

BaccS makes it easy for translators to manage their projects, schedule tasks, create invoices, and view highly customizable reports. User-friendly, integration, community-driven development – a few reasons BaccS is trusted by translators!

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search