WF - How to set up "empty target segment" with MT switched on
Thread poster: Andrea Bauer

Andrea Bauer  Identity Verified
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Aug 16, 2014

I wonder if there is a way to set up following issue in Wordfast:

I want to have empty target segments by default, but nevertheless have the suggestions of MT.
So far I only was able to empty the target segments by disabling MT.

I know that there is the icon "empty target segment" but I would like to avoid to have to do it for every single segment.

Thanks for your suggestions!


[Edited at 2014-08-16 12:20 GMT]


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Lars Jelking  Identity Verified
Israel
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Pandora's box Aug 18, 2014

Assuming you are working in Wordfast Classic you can set the criteria "AllowEmptyTarget" in Pandora's box.

Good Luck


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John Di Rico  Identity Verified
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Ctl down arrow Aug 18, 2014

Hi Andrea,

You can try using ctl+down arrow and make sure to have "Perform TM Lookup automatically" checked under "Preferences > Translation Memory" and "Always Perform MT translation" (hmmm, that looks redundant: always perform Machine Translation translation!?) under "Preferences > Machine Translation".

Hope this helps,

John


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