Insert line break in target segment in WFP
Thread poster: kneyens

Local time: 14:26
French to Dutch
Dec 23, 2015


I need to insert a line break (soft return) in my target segment in WFP (version 3.4.5)
In Office documents, this is done with Shift+Enter.
However, this key combination doesn't work in WFP.

Any ideas?

Thanks for your help,


Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:26
Finnish to French
Not possible Dec 23, 2015

I’m afraid this is not possible, or at least I’m not aware of a way to insert manual line breaks in the TXML editor of Wordfast Pro.

What you could do (as a workaround) is add some random string (eg. "XYZ") where you want the line breaks to be inserted, and then use Find/Replace in the exported document (replace "XYZ" with "^l").


Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:26
English to Arabic
Placeable Jan 29, 2016

Dear Katleen,

Is it already there on your source? If so, you should found it already as a tag/placeable and all what you need is to insert this tag into the target segment as usual.

Kind regards,


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