How to make Shift+Del work in Trados 2011
Thread poster: Samuel Murray

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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Apr 7, 2015

Hello everyone

I've noticed that while Shift+Insert (paste) does work in Trados 2011, Shift+Delete (cut) doesn't. How can I get Shift+Delete to work?

Thanks
Samuel

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Walter Blaser  Identity Verified
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Use CTRL-C and CTRL-V Apr 7, 2015

These are the standard keyboard shortcuts for copying-pasting to the clipboard.

Walter


 

Roy Oestensen  Identity Verified
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Try CTR+X Apr 7, 2015

Samuel Murray wrote:
I've noticed that while Shift+Insert (paste) does work in Trados 2011, Shift+Delete (cut) doesn't. How can I get Shift+Delete to work?
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I think ctr+X is what you want. I also miss Shift+Delete in Studio, I am afraid, when I want to cut and paste.


 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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@Walter Apr 7, 2015

Walter Blaser wrote:
These are the standard keyboard shortcuts for copying-pasting to the clipboard.


As are Shift+Delete and Shift+Insert, in all programs on my computer, except Trados 2011.


 

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One option Apr 7, 2015

I use Ctrl-C/V/X, so I can't comment on Shift-Ins or Shift-Del in Trados or elsewhere. What I can say is that Authohotkey can fix this for you: just set it up to issue a Ctrl-X when you press Shift-Del. Of course if you don't use AHK, it might not be worth it to install the program just for this purpose.

 

Shai Navé  Identity Verified
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Edit the shortcuts Apr 7, 2015

Options > Keyboard Shortcuts, and edit the shortcuts for the Copy, Cut, and Paste commands.

Edit: I just tried, and Studio doesn't accept Shift+Del as a shortcut. The only workaround I can think of at the moment is using AHK, but it would be interesting to try and figure out why Studio doesn't accept this as a shortcut.

It is probably best posting this question/report this issue on SDL Community Support.

[Edited at 2015-04-08 09:41 GMT]


 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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@Shai Apr 7, 2015

Shai Navé wrote:
Edit: I just tried, and Studio doesn't accept Shift+Del as a shortcut.


Yup, I also found that. Ten years ago I would have fired up ResHack and edited the shortcut myself, but these days I'm pretty much at the mercy of the developers' quirks.


 


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