What is this silly pop-up?
Thread poster: Heinrich Pesch

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
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May 30, 2011

At the cursor position a small pop-up window is visible every time the program thinks you want to type a word that is in the source segment. I cannot think of any use for this. How can I de-activate this function?

 

Michael J.H. Davies  Identity Verified
Denmark
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'silly pop-up' May 30, 2011

- What application are you referring to? (WF Classic or Pro)

- In which situation does this pop-up appear?

A little information about your problem would enable us to help you - otherwise we are simply making guesses in the dark, which is of no benefit to either you or us!

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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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Sounds like an autocompleter May 30, 2011

Heinrich Pesch wrote:
At the cursor position a small pop-up window is visible every time the program thinks you want to type a word that is in the source segment.


Sounds like an autocompleter. Both WFP and WFC has it (I think). What do you have?


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
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WFP May 30, 2011

If the source segment contains the string A2/W50 and I write or edit a word in the target segment that starts with "A" a little square pop-up appears with the string "A2/W50" in it.
The same is true for any string, words or numbers.
Am I the only one who sees this?


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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How to get rid of it? May 30, 2011

It is very disturbing

 

Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Egypt
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English to Arabic
Auto-Complete May 30, 2011

Dear Heinrich,

As the colleagues mentioned, it is the Auto-Complete feature. Some users consider it useful as you do not need to type (or mistype) the whole "A2/W50"; just type "A" and then press "Enter" to insert it into the target segment. The same can be used for numbers, email addresses, and URLs.

Still, if you do not like it, you can disable it at: Edit > Preferences > Translations > Active Autocomplete (uncheck the option) > Apply & OK.


I hope this helps.


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Best regards,
Yasmin Moslem

Wordfast Support Team
www.wordfast.com | www.wordfast.net


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Thanks again, Yasmine! May 30, 2011

!!

 

jmtquiroga  Identity Verified
United States
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What about in Wordfast Classic? Nov 9, 2011

I have the same problem in Wordfast Classic; how can I get rid of the AutoComplete feature? It's slowing down my machine.

Thanks!


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
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Word? Nov 9, 2011

jmtquiroga wrote:

I have the same problem in Wordfast Classic; how can I get rid of the AutoComplete feature? It's slowing down my machine.

Thanks!


Are you sure it is wordfast? Never seen it in Classic.


 

inge van dri (X)
Local time: 01:08
German to Dutch
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Thanks Nov 9, 2011

This function is disturbing, especially as I cannot see the whole sentence. I will deactivate it as soon as I can.

 


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