Studio 2014 cursor movement problem and focus
Thread poster: zxcvforz

Local time: 23:44
Apr 3, 2014

Hi all

I'll try to keep this short. My environment is as follows:

Windows 8.1 Chinese (Traditional), Trados Studio 2014 Freelance
Java latest update
User Profile: SDLX
Source: English (US)
Target: Chinese (Taiwan)
Format: all formats have these problems

Problem 1: Cursor focus for concordance search

Step set A:
1. Open Trados Studio 2014
2. Open any file in the Editor View, can be a file within any project
3. Press F7 to go to concordance search (without any text selected)
4. Cursor will appear in the concordance search input box, then immediately remove itself

This will happen on the first time I use F7 to go into concordance search, every time I open a file in Editor View. After that it works fine. This is getting to my nerves.icon_frown.gifStep set B:
1. Open Trados Studio 2014
2. Open any file in the Editor View, can be a file within any project
3. Use Ctrl+TAB to go into concordance search
4. Cursor will appear in the concordance search input box, then immediately remove itself

This means that using Ctrl+TAB to switch between the Editor and Concordance Search is meaningless---I'm forced to mouse-click in the search box anyway.

Problem 2: Cursor movement in Chinese (Taiwan) target segments

Suppose the following segment exists, with the text wrapping due to the size of my workspace layout.

這是一個中文句字,裡面夾了一個 English

Problem 2.1: When I'm actually typing out this target segment, as I type the space just before the word "English", the cursor will stop moving, and it will be stuck there until I finish the whole of " English ", and only move when I type in the Chinese word after " English ".

Problem 2.2: Suppose I have the segment fully typed out. If I press End when the cursor is on a line that ends with a full-width character (Chinese character or Chinese punctuation, i.e. line 2 and 3 in the above example), the cursor will move to one character before the end of the line. There is no way for me to move the cursor to the actual end of a line without mouse-clicking. However, if I press End on a line that ends with half-width (i.e. ASCII characters, line 1 in the example), then the cursor moves to the end of the line before the trailing space.

Is there a way to stop this behavior? It is interfering with my work and extremely annoying. It happens even when I have the EN (US) keyboard layout selected in Windows. When I press End, I'd rather be sent to the true end of that line, i.e. behind the trailing space if any.

Problem 2.3: Suppose I'm typing in a target segment, which means my cursor is always at the end of the segment. Now if I press Home, Windows will play the Error sound effect and my cursor will not move. I must first use the arrow keys to move my cursor away from the actual end of the segment, before Home will start working.

Side question

Is there a way in Confirmation Statistics to separate Draft(100%/CM) from other (true) draft? I often get work that asks to leave 100% repetition unconfirmed, in bigger projects with lots of repetition it's kind of hard to keep track of my progress with all the repetition staying as Draft. (And a long haul to find that one unfinished segment that I left for later, out of hundreds of 100% match drafts in a 3000 segment file...)

Sorry about the long post.


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