Insert the same term twice [SDL Trados Studio 2011]
Thread poster: Gabriel Francesch

Gabriel Francesch  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:18
English to French
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May 28, 2012

Hi there!

I have recently started using Studio 2011 and MultiTerm 2011, and although I find using this software a lot easier that I thought it would be, there are still a few things that I am having trouble figuring out by myself.

Among them, I'd like to know how you insert the same term twice from your MultiTerm glossary?
For example, I have the following sentence:

This guideline gives guidance to XXXXX control points to refresh their current position
information when a XXXXX reports a transport state change to PAUSED_PLAYBACK or
STOPPED.

When I hit Tab to insert the translation for "XXXXX" the first time Studio does so immediately, but it does not suggest the translation a second time when I need it later in the sentence.

Do you have to change something in the settings?


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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Spain
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Spanish to English
Disable hide suggestions May 28, 2012

If you're using the termbase suggestions from autosuggest, then try tools>options>autosuggest and disable "hide suggestions that have already been used".

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Filipa Plant dos Santos  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 11:18
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Portuguese to English
Me too! May 28, 2012

Yes, I've wondered about this too.

If anyone knows the answer it would spare a long, ultimately fruitless search on the net and forums!!!!


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Filipa Plant dos Santos  Identity Verified
Portugal
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Oops! May 28, 2012

I'll try that Emma - thank you!

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Gabriel Francesch  Identity Verified
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Thank you! May 30, 2012

Thank you Emma! That did the trick!

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Marina Steinbach  Identity Verified
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Well,... May 30, 2012

Gabriel Francesch wrote:

Among them, I'd like to know how you insert the same term twice from your MultiTerm glossary?


Well, if I have a recurring term, then I click onto the box with the arrow pointing to the right under 'translation results'.


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