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Thread poster: Bashir Baqi

Bashir Baqi  Identity Verified
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Farsi (Persian) to English
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Oct 27, 2015

Hello Dear Colleagues
I have a website translation project now; Trados report shows 31000 words but shows about 11000 words since there are many tags like there:

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within the text which should not be translated
the client would pay only for the 11000 words and the problem is here as an example: the page contact-us has just 27 words but Trados shows it with 557 words and 158 segments; what can I do to insert all segments having tags by one click / settings into target text and just translate and prove text segments please?

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Merab Dekano  Identity Verified
Member (2014)
English to Spanish
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My advice Oct 27, 2015

When the number of tags is great, inserting them one by one will lead to problems of missing/misplaced tags.

What I do it as follows: copy source to target (can do it in batch) and translate the target segments respecting the tags. You might still have to move them around a tiny bit (depending on the language pair), but this is the "safest" option I've found in Trados (provided we can regard Trados as safe in the first place).

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