How to select multiple segments in WF Pro?
Autor de la hebra: Leopoldo Gurman

Leopoldo Gurman
Estados Unidos
Local time: 04:39
Miembro 2004
inglés al español
Jan 12, 2013

Hi colleagues!
Here is the situation: I'm working in WF Pro on a partially translated file, I'd like to mark the first part as confirmed and remove the target text from the second part (it's just the source text repeated, this comes from a presegmented ttx).
I can do both things one segment at a time, I'm just wondering how to apply this to multiple segments simultaneously.
Thanks in advance,

Leo


 

xegonzalez  Identity Verified
Estados Unidos
Local time: 03:39
inglés al español
+ ...
did you ever get an answer? Feb 20, 2015

I looked on the forums to see what others suggested for multiple segment selection and the solution of
select segment number -- hold shift key -- select last segment

doesn't seem to work.
Did you come up with something else?
thanks
elena


 

John Di Rico  Identity Verified
Francia
Local time: 10:39
Miembro 2006
francés al inglés
Feature request Feb 23, 2015

Hi Elena and Leo,

I'll bring this up with the development team and see if we can add this feature. I can see how this could be useful.

Thanks for your feedback,

John Di Rico

Wordfast
Manager, Training and Sales

Register today for the Wordfast Forward User Conference in Riga, Latvia - May 28-31, 2015


 

John Di Rico  Identity Verified
Francia
Local time: 10:39
Miembro 2006
francés al inglés
Use cases for multi-selecting segments Mar 9, 2015

Dear Leo and Elena,

This is the feedback I got from our developers:

"We would have to be able to define how it would work for each editor action. In order to start work on something this large we would have to start gathering and documenting expected behavior for each action when more than one segment is selected."

The developers would like to know what the biggest uses would be for multi-selecting segments?

Based on your previous post and som
... See more
Dear Leo and Elena,

This is the feedback I got from our developers:

"We would have to be able to define how it would work for each editor action. In order to start work on something this large we would have to start gathering and documenting expected behavior for each action when more than one segment is selected."

The developers would like to know what the biggest uses would be for multi-selecting segments?

Based on your previous post and some ideas, I can think of these:
1. Mark as confirmed
2. Mark as unconfirmed
3. Commit to TM
4. Delete target

Any others you can think of?

Please post here!

John Di Rico

Register today for the Wordfast Forward User Conference in Riga, Latvia - May 28-31, 2015
Collapse


 

Dylan Jan Hartmann  Identity Verified
Australia
Miembro 2014
tailandés al inglés
+ ...

MODERADOR
Merging segments Jun 30, 2015

It would be useful to select multiple segments and merge with one command.

[Edited at 2015-06-30 03:28 GMT]


 

Leopoldo Gurman
Estados Unidos
Local time: 04:39
Miembro 2004
inglés al español
PERSONA QUE INICIÓ LA HEBRA
Also, copy source to target Jun 30, 2015

Copy source to target on multiple segments (but not all of them) could also be useful, in this case the selection should allow for non-contiguous segments.

 

Bhagavati
India
Local time: 14:09
inglés al alemán
+ ...
Useful also for spellcheck Jul 5, 2015

Hello, although this topic is already from long ago, I would like to add that the ability to select multiple segments also would be helpful when it comes to spellcheck. A document may have a large amount of numericals and other such information - which will make the spellcheck painstaking!

 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Países Bajos
Local time: 10:39
Miembro 2006
inglés al afrikaans
+ ...
Still can't be done Jul 5, 2015

Leopoldo Gurman wrote:
I can do both things one segment at a time, I'm just wondering how to apply this to multiple segments simultaneously.


No, it can't be done. It cannot be done. If you need to do this on the fly, then you're in trouble.

If, however, you only need to do this once or twice, then you can use the bilingual review export feature to export the TXML file to DOC, edit the segments in the DOC file, and then import it back again. You can clear segments in this way, but you can't e.g. mark segments as edited (not unless you export and import twice).


 

Leopoldo Gurman
Estados Unidos
Local time: 04:39
Miembro 2004
inglés al español
PERSONA QUE INICIÓ LA HEBRA
Thanks Aug 11, 2015

Hi Samuel,
Thanks for your reply, for some mysterious reason, I had missed it till now.

Leo


 

Josefa Devesa  Identity Verified
España
Local time: 10:39
inglés al español
+ ...
more reasons to select multiple segments May 22

Another suggestion:
Write all to TM: I inavertently did "do not write all to TM" (by pressing that shortcut, which I cannot remove) but the reverse command does not exist. So wither that one we need or the possibility of select multiple segments and then toggle the "do no write to TM" button.

John Di Rico wrote:

Dear Leo and Elena,

This is the feedback I got from our developers:

"We would have to be able to define how it would work for each editor action. In order to start work on something this large we would have to start gathering and documenting expected behavior for each action when more than one segment is selected."

The developers would like to know what the biggest uses would be for multi-selecting segments?

Based on your previous post and some ideas, I can think of these:
1. Mark as confirmed
2. Mark as unconfirmed
3. Commit to TM
4. Delete target

Any others you can think of?

Please post here!

John Di Rico

Register today for the Wordfast Forward User Conference in Riga, Latvia - May 28-31, 2015


 

John Daniel
Local time: 02:39
Shortcut Do not write all segments to TM May 22

Josefa Devesa wrote:

Another suggestion:
Write all to TM: I inavertently did "do not write all to TM" (by pressing that shortcut, which I cannot remove) but the reverse command does not exist. So wither that one we need or the possibility of select multiple segments and then toggle the "do no write to TM" button.



There is a shortcut in Preferences > Shortcuts for Do not write all segments to TM Ctrl+Shift+Enter, if you want all your segments to have this option removed use this one instead of doing one by one. Since this is a toggle button it will first add to add segments and second run it will remove.

Hope this helps.

Thank you,
John


 

Leopoldo Gurman
Estados Unidos
Local time: 04:39
Miembro 2004
inglés al español
PERSONA QUE INICIÓ LA HEBRA
Working with segment subsets / combined with filters Jun 2

Hi John Daniel,
Thanks for your suggestion.
The need is to easily work with segment subsets (either contiguous or not). Another use for this would be, for example, applying a filter and then marking the resulting segments (or some of them) for certain tasks (those mentioned by John Di Rico and Josefa are spot on).
An additional use could be to add the same note to a bunch of segments (I understand this could be harder to implement and a workaround would be via bilingual export
... See more
Hi John Daniel,
Thanks for your suggestion.
The need is to easily work with segment subsets (either contiguous or not). Another use for this would be, for example, applying a filter and then marking the resulting segments (or some of them) for certain tasks (those mentioned by John Di Rico and Josefa are spot on).
An additional use could be to add the same note to a bunch of segments (I understand this could be harder to implement and a workaround would be via bilingual export/import), but it is something I've come across.
A related function, though not quite the same, would be an inverse filter, which would allow to select non-locked segments and other combinations.
Collapse


 


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


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

How to select multiple segments in WF Pro?

Advanced search







SDL Trados Business Manager Lite
Create customer quotes and invoices from within SDL Trados Studio

SDL Trados Business Manager Lite helps to simplify and speed up some of the daily tasks, such as invoicing and reporting, associated with running your freelance translation business.

More info »
Anycount & Translation Office 3000
Translation Office 3000

Translation Office 3000 is an advanced accounting tool for freelance translators and small agencies. TO3000 easily and seamlessly integrates with the business life of professional freelance translators.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Búsqueda de términos
  • Trabajos
  • Foros
  • Multiple search