WFC: Footnotes as placeables
Thread poster: Mark Hamlen

Mark Hamlen  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:43
French to English
+ ...
Feb 20, 2015

I'm working on a doc with 520 footnotes (!!). I find it frustrating that I can't use the insert placeable command to shift it from the source to the target. So I have to go select it manually and cut and then paste it manually.

Why? Because footnotes are normally placed without a space after a word and without a separating space it's not seen as a separate placeable.

Any known workarounds?


Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:43
French to English
Use find and replace to add a space? Feb 20, 2015

Not sure exactly how to go about doing FR for footnotes though...

Or somehow tweak one of the placeable settings in PB?

Or just add a space manually 520 timesicon_frown.gif and remove extra spaces later...

Use WFP? Not sure how well WFP handles footnotes, never had the opportunity to test that.


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

WFC: Footnotes as placeables

Advanced search

Translation news related to Wordfast

Déjà Vu X3
Try it, Love it

Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market. See the brand new features in action: *Completely redesigned user interface *Live Preview *Inline spell checking *Inline

More info »
WordFinder Unlimited
For clarity and excellence

WordFinder is the leading dictionary service that gives you the words you want anywhere, anytime. Access 260+ dictionaries from the world's leading dictionary publishers in virtually any device. Find the right word anywhere, anytime - online or offline.

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search