WordFast keeps changing languages
Thread poster: Edward Potter

Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Spanish to English
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Aug 8, 2007

I have set up a lot of autocorrect abbreviations, for example "slas" will automatically become "Service Level Agreements". Unfortunately, WordFast keeps changing to a language other than English after going to the next segment (Alt-Down) and the autocorrect settings do not work. I am left with my "slas" instead of the longer term.

This also happens after I use the backspace key.

Does anyone have a way of correcting this problem?




[Edited at 2007-08-08 11:33]


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Ken Cox  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:28
German to English
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have you looked at previous postings on this topic? Aug 8, 2007

Among other options:

Disable automatic language detection in Word.

Click Reorganise on the WF Service tab to reorganise the TM, which also stops WF from adopting the formatting attributes of the default text style (something it is particularly prone to do if you open another Word document in the middle of a WF session).




[Edited at 2007-08-08 11:58]

[Edited at 2007-08-08 11:59]


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