want to edit segment, don't know how to do it
Thread poster: lila23

lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:07
English to French
Sep 14, 2007

Hi everybody,
When I was typing my translation on an empty segment, I inadvertently typed the letter "I" so instead of having:


 

lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:07
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
My message went wrong Sep 14, 2007

I don't know why but it seems to me that my message didn't completely appear in the forum and I'm not sure why.
Here is my message again: I hope this time, I'll get answers.

Hi everybody,
When I was typing my translation on an empty segment, I inadvertently typed the letter "I" so instead of having:


 

nordiste  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 03:07
English to French
+ ...
your message appears cut before the end Sep 15, 2007

What is your problem exactly ?

 

lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:07
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
technical problem Sep 15, 2007

Hi Nordiste,
So now I have both problems: one with Wordfast and one with Wordfast forum lol
I contacted the moderator and he's trying to help me post my message.
Anyway: I'll try again one more time to see if I have more luck this time.
So I was saying that when typing my translation on an empty segment, I typed the letter "I" by mistake in the blue codes which look like this: {0> so now I have {0I> so I tried to delete it using the delete/backspace buttons, it didn't work. When I wanted to move to the next segment, an error message popped up saying that I should edit/correct the previous segment first. But I tried to correct it, it didn't work.
How can I delete those blue letters and numbers that define the segments?
I hope that this time the whole message will appear.
Thanks in advance.


 

David Daduč
Czech Republic
Local time: 03:07
English to Czech
Cut it Sep 15, 2007

Select the "I" and press Ctrl+x to cut it. That's it.

Alternatively, press Ctrl+Alt+F12 in Word to turn off delimiter protection temporarily. When this is done, you will be able to delete the "I" using the Backspace or Delete keys.


 

lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:07
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
It worked!!!!!!!!!!!! Sep 15, 2007

David Daduc wrote:

Select the "I" and press Ctrl+x to cut it. That's it.

Alternatively, press Ctrl+Alt+F12 in Word to turn off delimiter protection temporarily. When this is done, you will be able to delete the "I" using the Backspace or Delete keys.

Thank you so much David. I worked like magic!
Thanks a lot.


 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 03:07
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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Or press Undo Sep 15, 2007

David Daduc wrote:
Select the "I" and press Ctrl+x to cut it. That's it.


Or, if you notice it directly after you've done it, press MS Word's Undo button (or use Ctrl+Z, which is the shortcut for undo).

Keep in mind that you can't always use Undo when you're using Wordfast because MS Word's Undo feature is too stupid to figure out when WF did one thing or many things.


 

lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:07
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
'Thanks a lot Sep 15, 2007

Samuel Murray wrote:

David Daduc wrote:
Select the "I" and press Ctrl+x to cut it. That's it.


Or, if you notice it directly after you've done it, press MS Word's Undo button (or use Ctrl+Z, which is the shortcut for undo).

Keep in mind that you can't always use Undo when you're using Wordfast because MS Word's Undo feature is too stupid to figure out when WF did one thing or many things.


Thanks a lot Samuel for those tips. I really appreciate it.


 


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