Font changed in target segment, trouble setting it to source font
Thread poster: Carolyn Oliveira

Carolyn Oliveira  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:33
Portuguese to English
Sep 1, 2016

I'm reviewing a file in SDL Trados Studio 2015 Starter that was pre-populated with segments from a TM. The font in the source is Arial, and in the target it's Times New Roman. For the life of me, I'm unable to find out how to change it to Arial. Sometimes I can copy from the source and the original formatting sticks, but not always.

I'm also having trouble removing basic formatting. I can't unbold a word for example without manually erasing it and retyping it, but this seems to be intermittent.

(Probably silly and likely been asked before, but I'm brand new to Trados and in a bit of a rush. Really appreciate any help!!)


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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 08:33
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
Missing tags and tag display Sep 2, 2016

You need to work with tags displayed in Studio to see changes in formatting and fonts in the text.
Try toggling Ctrl+Shift+F8 (in the Ribbon under View).
If that doesn't work, go to File>Options>Editor>Formatting display style: Show all formatting and tags

More detail here:
https://signsandsymptomsoftranslation.com/2012/12/06/more-display/

With the tags showing, you'll be able to see which are missing in the target and add them.

If the whole target text is in a different font, you can change it in File>Options>Editor>Font Adaptation


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Carolyn Oliveira  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 02:33
Portuguese to English
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Thank you, Emma!! This fixed it :) Sep 3, 2016

Thank you, Emma!! This fixed it

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