"shrink segment" doesn't work if sentence ends with superscripts
Thread poster: Birgit Hofmann

Birgit Hofmann  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:46
English to German
Dec 17, 2007

Hello,
I'm translating a scientific article in MS Word. The article includes many sentences that end with a number formatted as "superscript". This number stands AFTER the full stop, but belongs to the sentence before.
Now Translator's Workbench doesn't recognize the end of the sentence and simply combines sentences. The "shrink segment" shortcut from the Trados menu doesn't work, I've already tried.

Does anybody have an idea how to work around apart from entering hard returns after each sentence?
It works if I process the text in TagEditor, but I still prefer Word as it shows me all the formatting.
Thanks for your help!
Birgit


 

Radek Ptak
Local time: 17:46
English to Polish
Apply External style on SS numbers. Dec 17, 2007

Hi,

You can use Find&Replace in Word to apply External style on superscripted numbers.

http://img407.imageshack.us/my.php?image=ex2gm2.gif


External style always forces Trados to split TU.

Radek


 

Birgit Hofmann  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 18:46
English to German
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Dec 17, 2007

Thanks a lot!
Birgit


 


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