Is "Shrink segment" helpful when there's character length specified ?
Thread poster: Duaa Orabi

Duaa Orabi
Local time: 15:42
English to Arabic
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Apr 5, 2012


I'm using Trados 2007,

I'm working on TagEditor now (English to Arabic), and the client requires a 60 character limit for a segment, well, some segments are really long! they can't be minimized anymore! , can the "shrink function" benefit me in this regard??

Thank you all,

I truly appreciate your response,


Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:42
Member (2003)
German to Dutch
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Don't shrink Apr 5, 2012

The short answer is: don't shrink, do what you can.

Good luck,


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