Protecting text between special characters
Thread poster: Ben Senior

Ben Senior  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 03:54
German to English
Mar 29, 2016

I have a very large text file (*.txt) to translate, where some lines of text are totally enclosed between special characters, for example "~~" at both the beginning and end of the line of text. How can I either prevent these lines of text from being displayed in Studio or make it "locked" text that cannot be translated. If possible I would prefer the first option.

Ben


 

John Fossey  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 21:54
Member (2008)
French to English
Use Word Mar 29, 2016

Perhaps you could you open it in Word and use Find-Replace to make the sections hidden. Save it as .docx and process it as such in Studio. The protected text should then show up in Studio as a tag. When you're done, unhide the text and save it as a .txt again.

 


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