Tag specific text or strings as placeholder using regex in .xlsx
Thread poster: Anja Weiligmann

Anja Weiligmann
Germany
Local time: 09:46
Member (2004)
English to German
Aug 28, 2013

Dear all,

when translating xlsx files I often have the following scenario:

COLUMN A
/stringid/world/zone/character/keith_b
-OR-
Keith
-OR-
Keith talks to Cara

COLUMN B
text to be translated

As column A often includes vital information for the context, I'd like it to be shown in SDL Studio Editor, though obviously not as translatable text.
My idea is to add characters like {{{ and }}} at the beginning and end of each cell in column A (I chose {{{ so that no translatable text in column B gets tagged as placeholder) and then to tag these strings as placeholder using regular expressions - I only can't find the correct regular expression. Any ideas?
Thanks in advance,
Anja


 


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