Segments hightlighted (unintentionally) in green in Wordfast Classic
Thread poster: Helmaninquiel

Helmaninquiel
Local time: 15:09
English to Spanish
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Nov 7, 2011

First, sorry if this topic has been discussed previosly.
The issue: When translating a segment and advancing, some of the segments remain with a green background.
Has anybody experience it and possibly solve it?
Thank you.


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:09
Finnish to French
Does this occur in a table? Nov 7, 2011

Helmaninquiel wrote:
The issue: When translating a segment and advancing, some of the segments remain with a green background.
Has anybody experience it and possibly solve it?

Does this occur in a table? If so, I have seen it. I don't know how to prevent this from happening, but here is how to remove the background colour afterwards: http://screencast.com/t/l3Sxb4Lm


 

Helmaninquiel
Local time: 15:09
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Not working Nov 7, 2011

Thank you Dominique for your help.
I have tried but it doesn't work for me.
Cheers


 

Jean Lachaud  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 09:09
English to French
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more steps Nov 7, 2011

I've found that it is usually necessary to repeat the procedure (selecting the entire text, then clicking on Borders/Shading) several times, selecting in turn all the options (text, paragraph, cell, table, etc.) in the selection box.

 

Helmaninquiel
Local time: 15:09
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you all Nov 7, 2011

Thank you for your advice, but after trying with no results I decided to open a new file and see if now works better.
Cheers


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:09
Finnish to French
Table? Word / Wordfast versions? Nov 7, 2011

Helmaninquiel wrote:
I have tried but it doesn't work for me.

You still didn't say whether or not this occurs in a table. Is there anything special in the document? What versions of Word and Wordfast do you use? I doubt starting over from the same source document will solve your problem, because the same causes usually produce the same effects.


 

Helmaninquiel
Local time: 15:09
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Invisible tables Nov 7, 2011

Sorry, I was so centered on the file that I did not reply you.
Wordfast Classic 6.01. Microsoft Word 2007 version.
There are tables indeed, but with invisible borders.
I begin a new file and in this one I have no issues.
Thank you again.


 

Henrique Mariotto  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 12:09
English to Portuguese
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I just happened to me Feb 21, 2014

I has happened to me. Working inside a table.

After I tried many times, the only way was to follow Dominique's instructions by selecting THE ENTIRE document (ctrl+a [or ctrl+t in Brazilian MSWord]), not only the table or the cell or a few cells.

I'm still struggling with the borders that were left around the text inside a cell (not the cell borders, but borders around the text only).

I'll keep you guys posted if I find a way.


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:09
Finnish to French
And with the current version? Feb 21, 2014

That's an oldie. Have you tried what happens with the current version (6.07x/y)?

 


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