WFP: How to see TM matches but not insert it automatically
Thread poster: Samuel Murray

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:15
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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Dec 27, 2014

Hello everyone

While using WFP and using Alt+down, I get TM matches in the "TM Lookup" pane, but WFP also inserts the highest fuzzy match for me. How can I disable that behaviour, i.e. how can I get WFP to give me TM matches in the "TM Lookup" pane, but not automatically insert any of them?


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Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:15
Finnish to French
Ctrl+Alt+X Dec 27, 2014

Inserting the best match in the target cell is the default behaviour and I believe you cannot change it. What you can easily do is press Ctrl+Alt+X (like in WFC) to get rid of any inserted match you don't happen to like or find useful.

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Pavel Zalutski  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 00:15
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Matches are not being inserted into the target text window Sep 15, 2016

Hello, ever since I upgraded to Wordfast Pro 3.4.7 the matches from the TM (for example, the fuzzy ones) are not being inserted into the target window. To make it clearer, when I move down the rows, and a row is coming up which has, for example, a 99% match for it in the TM, once I get into that row, the match is not populated into target text, thought it IS displayed in the TM Lookup section.

On second note, and of lesser concern, but still: once I did the upgrade, this thing happens: when moving down into a new row, arriving at the row, the source text appears highlighted, but once I start typing in the target window, the highlighting of the source text goes away. This constant flashing change of contrast is really annoying, as you can imagine.

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