Trados Studio 2011 automatically removes tags
Thread poster: Maris Abeltins

Maris Abeltins  Identity Verified
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Jul 8, 2013

In one of my projects, Studio 2011 automatically removes some of the tags when moving forward to the next segment. Has anyone encountered this situation before?

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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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No problem Jul 8, 2013

Yes, they are tag pairs that are not needed if there is nothing between them. This behaviour won't affect the final result and you'll be able to save the target file fine.

I agree it's a bit disconcerting when you read elsewhere that source and target tags must match. But there are tags and tags...


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Maris Abeltins  Identity Verified
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Thanks Jul 9, 2013

Thanks for your reply Emma!

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Mark
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It still seems to do it in 2014 Aug 12, 2015

The really strange part is that it removes the tags and *then* warns me about the “error”!

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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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Error, warning or note Aug 12, 2015

Mark Dobson wrote:

The really strange part is that it removes the tags and *then* warns me about the “error”!


Not so strange, because this is a setting you can customise as an error, warning or note.
However, you're right, it would be nice to have a sub-setting to give you warnings only about missing tags that are essential.


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