Changing font color of individual words in SDL Studio 2011
Thread poster: johnyaku

johnyaku  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:30
Japanese to English
Oct 19, 2012

In the (MS Word 2003) document that I am translating, there are some sentences where one or two words are highlighted by using different font colors. There are no tags in these sentences.

I want to highlight the corresponding words in the target translation by using the same font colors. I know how to "Apply Highlight Color" but that is not what I am trying to do. I want to change the font color.

(I'm sure that this is a basic question, but I've already spent an hour searching for an answer with no luck.)

[Edited at 2012-10-19 00:25 GMT]


Alina - Maria Chiteala  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:30
Member (2011)
English to Romanian
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My 2 cents Oct 19, 2012

Try the CTRL + comma command. Highlight the desired term in target and then press CTRL + comma and a drop down list will appear then select what formatting you need from there.


SDL Community  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:30
Exactly right.. Oct 19, 2012


The reason you see no tags is because you are working in semi wysiwyg mode. If you press Ctrl+Shift+H then this should display the formatting tags that are there, just hidden. There is an article here about working with tags in Studio that might be helpful -




johnyaku  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:30
Japanese to English
Thanks - that worked Oct 19, 2012

Thanks to both of you.

CTRL+comma did the trick in this case, and it's nice to know how to view hidden formatting tags - I'm sure that will come in useful at some point.

[Edited at 2012-10-19 09:16 GMT]


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