How to insert a line break?
Thread poster: PCovs

Local time: 14:22
Member (2003)
English to Danish
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Oct 26, 2011

I have searched and searched and I am going out my mind here - how do I insert a line break in Wordfast Pro?

Please help, anyone!


Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:22
Finnish to French
Probably not possible (unless it's présent in source) Oct 26, 2011

PCovs wrote:
I have searched and searched and I am going out my mind here - how do I insert a line break in Wordfast Pro?

It's not listed under Help > Key assist, so there's probably way to do it. You'll have to wait for Yasmin to be back in order to have confirmation.

What is the underlying document? If it is a Word document, you can add a dummy line return in the source segment for which you need a line return in the translation. The line return you put in the source segment will appear as a {ut} placeable, which you can copy wherever you want in the target segment. I can't think of a better workaround.


Manuela Hoffmann-Maleki  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:22
English to German
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Just try, don't know if further segmenting helps Oct 28, 2011

Maybe it helps to separate the source segment into 2 segments? (using "-")

Or insert several tabs in the target segment, at least it might look like a line break then. You could then replace the ^t^t^t or so in the resulting Word document.

Good luck,

[Bearbeitet am 2011-10-28 13:19 GMT]


lolalorr  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:22
French to English
Try shift enter Aug 12, 2012

That allowed me to add a line break to my open segment.


Thomas Rebotier  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:22
English to French
Shift Enter no longer works Nov 15, 2015

Suddenly running into this problem today... I am sure I used shift enter before but it no longer woks... FIX!


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