WFP: how to go to next empty segment
Thread poster: Samuel Murray

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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Dec 27, 2014

Hello everyone

I have a document in WFP with many repetitions, so WFP auto-translates segments for me when I press Alt+down. But I would like WFP to go directly to the next untranslated segment, i.e. to skip over a segment if that segment already as text in it. Is there a shortcut or method to accomplish that?

Thanks
Samuel


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JL01  Identity Verified
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Interesting question... Dec 27, 2014

I'm waiting for its answer, too.

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Andy Watkinson
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Alternative Dec 28, 2014

Samuel Murray wrote:

Hello everyone

I have a document in WFP with many repetitions, so WFP auto-translates segments for me when I press Alt+down. But I would like WFP to go directly to the next untranslated segment, i.e. to skip over a segment if that segment already as text in it. Is there a shortcut or method to accomplish that?

Thanks
Samuel



I'm pretty clueless about such things, but couldn't you just use the autotranslate feature? It's not the same but almost.


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Dan Ilioiu  Identity Verified
Romania
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. Dec 28, 2014

Here's what I do:
In the outline window, I click on the segment that has no color. If needed, it is much easier to scroll the outline window than the main editor.

I don't know of any shortcut.

Cheers!


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Thayenga  Identity Verified
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Interesting Dec 29, 2014

Perhaps the WFP support might know a short-cut to get you directly to the next empty segment.

I usually use the "down" arrow, also to save the segment, but if there's a faster way, I'd like to learn it.


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Dan Ilioiu  Identity Verified
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. Jan 12, 2015

Also in the Outline window, there is a dropdown list that allows you to select what segments are displayed.

http://www.wordfast.com/WFP2/Translating_in_a_project/Using_Outline_window.htm


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