Unwanted tags for curly apostrophe in Trados Studio 2011
Thread poster: Studio-ti

Local time: 21:50
Mar 21, 2012

Hi there!
I am currently migrating from Trados 2007 to Trados Studio 2011.
I was used to translating .ttx files resulting from the conversion of FrameMaker .mif files.
And I was instructed to use smart quotes and curly apostrophe (had them in the source file and used them in the target files as well).
Now the problem is: when I use my old TM (duly updated via Studio), and new .mif files with the same characteristics as before, I get a lot of mismatch because, in the TM, Studio tags every single curly apostrophe it finds.
Is there any way to by-pass this problem, i.e. to tell Trados Studio not to tag my apostrophes (but recognize they are curly) so that I am not forced to review and confirm every single 99/98% match (which is, in fact, a 100% match except for the tags)?
By-passing the problem would save me loads and loads of time!
Thank you very much for your support,


George Cook
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:50
French to English
+ ...
Probably not Mar 21, 2012

I am by no means certain, but I suspect that there's nothing you can do about this. Trados routinely tags any "special" characters (non-breaking hyphens etc.), and it comes as no surprise to me that it creates tags for curly apostrophes and smart quotes.

So I think you'll have to reconfirm them all.

The good news is, you'll only have to do it once!


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