Importing .xls: no new segment at periods?
Thread poster: pgschreier

pgschreier  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 06:59
German to English
May 16, 2013

Hello,

Is it possible to import an .xls file and NOT have a new segment start when Trados sees a period/full stop?

This would be immensely helpful for a job where a client wants each Excel line to be a certain character count, and sometimes a new sentence starts in the middle of an Excel cell. When Trados breaks that cell up into two segments, I don't know for certain if one cell/segment is part of a previous/cell segment.

Thanks
Paul


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:59
English to French
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Segmentation Rules May 16, 2013

Hi Paul,

Right-click on your TM in TM Editor View -> Settings -> Language Resources -> Segmentation Rules -> Full Stop Rule -> Remove and you're done but you may have to reimport your file for it to work.

HTH,

Bernard


 

pgschreier  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 06:59
German to English
TOPIC STARTER
Just what I need May 16, 2013

Hi Bernard,

Exactly what I need -- thanks! Would have taken me forever to find it by myself.

-- Paul


 


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