Units in English toward units in French
Thread poster: Jean-Paul Salaün

Jean-Paul Salaün  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:55
English to French
Jun 3, 2019

Hi everybody
Does anyone know how to make a tm acknowledge the hard space in the use of French units
as 10 kg, 10 mm or 10 lb. Each time i run a copy-paste on a whole translation, the hard space disappears when i go down the next segment.
I have a file with a lot of these. and find really boring to do each hard space manually.

JP Salaun


Local time: 01:55
English to Spanish
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Measurements settings Jun 4, 2019

Check your settings in Project settings > Language Pairs > [your language pair] > TM & Automated translation > Auto-substitution > Measurements.
Possibly you have checked “Never use a space between the number and the unit”,
but you need “Always insert a non-breaking space between the number and the unit”.

Lorenzo Bermejo

Anthony Rudd

Local time: 01:55
German to English
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Auto-substition? Jun 7, 2019

I have a similar problem, but I cannot find the option that you mention.

"Translation Memory and Automated Translation“ provides a list of suboptions:
Search, Penalties, etc., and as properties:
Create, Use, Settings, …
Settings offers the suboptions: Fields and Settings, …
Fields and Settings: has only checkboxes for Dates, Times, etc. but no further options

Where should I be looking?


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Units in English toward units in French

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