Can't remove italics in Studio 2014
Thread poster: Kate Deimling

Kate Deimling
United States
Local time: 08:43
French to English
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Dec 10, 2014


I'm trying to remove italics (from the target language column) and read up on past threads before posting but didn't find a solution, so perhaps someone can help? I've tried "clear formatting," but nothing changes. Perhaps I'm not using it correctly? I've tried highlighting the translated segment and clicking on the segment number before choosing clear formatting, but nothing happens. I've tried "clear formatting" and "clear all formatting" and the shortcuts (Ctrl + space, Ctrl + Alt + space), and nothing happens. Any ideas? Thanks!


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Claire Cox
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:43
French to English
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Copy source? Dec 10, 2014

Hi Kate,

I've found that you can always add formatting - bold, italic, underline, whatever to the target using the usual Word shortcuts, but you can't easily remove it, so what I usually do is copy the source and overwrite that, making sure I type the relevant words in the appropriately formatted bit in the target. Of course, that will only work in your case if the source isn't already in italics....

I'll be interested to hear if there is another way of doing it too!

Best wishes,


[Edited at 2014-12-10 16:48 GMT]

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United Kingdom
Local time: 13:43
Make sure you display all formatting... Dec 10, 2014

... and then it's easier to see what you're doing. This article might help:



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