Format text in TagEditor/property painter
Thread poster: cstrad
cstrad  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 03:51
English to French
Oct 4, 2012

Hi all

I was wondering if TagEditor included a feature like the MS "property painter"?

When I get some fuzzy matches from the TM but with a different formatting (font, bold, etc.), I found no other way than Copy back source text to get the correct formatting > copy the TM translation in Word and apply the right formatting, then copy the correctly formatted translation back in TagEditor...

Isn't there a more convenient way to do?

I guess that is not that important as fonts are defined in the tags, but I'd prefer to have the target look like the source.

Thanks for your help!
Chris


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Renée van Bijsterveld  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 03:51
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Icons in Tags toolbar Oct 4, 2012

Hi Chris,

Have you tried the formatting tags for Bold, Underline or Italics: you can find the icons in the Tags toolbar? You should be able to insert the tags in an opened segment, than just type your text between the tags.


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cstrad  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 03:51
English to French
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Thanks Oct 4, 2012

Thanks for your answer.
Unfortunately, it does not apply the same formatting as the source.
If I click on the "B" button, it inserts new tags.

And the main difference was on the fonts between the source and the TM.

Someone told me I could leave the target as is, since the real formatting is stored in the tags.

Thanks again !
Chris


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