Segmentation problem
Thread poster: Poisson rouge

Poisson rouge
Germany
Local time: 12:43
German to French
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May 30, 2009

Hello everybody,

I am translating a text with dates in German and Wordfast Classic systematically ignores them.

e.g. "13. bis 15. Dezember" is segmented as "bis 15." "September" and I can't find out how to get Wordfast to include the first date. Any ideas?

Thanks very much and have a nice (long) week-end

Fiona


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xxxNMR
France
Local time: 12:43
French to Dutch
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Use Alt + PgDown May 30, 2009

in order to connect several segments, as is described in the Wordfast manual. There is no other solution.

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P Forgas  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 09:43
Portuguese to Spanish
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Pandora box May 31, 2009

activate
Segment_All
and Wordfast won't skip the numbers

P.


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 12:43
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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Close, select and reopen May 31, 2009

Fiona wrote:
E.g. "13. bis 15. Dezember" is segmented as "bis 15." "September" and I can't find out how to get Wordfast to include the first date. Any ideas?


Apart from "SegmentAll" in PB, you can also do it manually. When you get to such a segment, press Alt+Del to close the segment. Then select the entire piece of text that you want as a segment, and press Shift+Alt+down. This should should then include that entire text in a segment, which you can translate. If your text contains a lot of these, then SegmentAll is better, of course.


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Poisson rouge
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Brilliant Jun 1, 2009

Thanks very much. I used the 'segment all' command but I will try Samuel's tip next time (I don't think having 'segment all' on at all times is very productive).
Saved my week-end
Fiona


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