Using Hidden Non-translatables
Thread poster: Hans Lenting

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German to Dutch
Nov 2, 2019

Since a couple of weeks, CafeTran Espresso 10 allows you to define whatever literal string or regular expression you want as a hidden non-translatable fragment. At last, we have our long-awaited 'regex tagger'.

Movie at:

To let CafeTran handle expressions like '[a]', '[b]' ... as hidden non-translatables in a document like:

Screenshot 2019-11-02 at 08.13.47

you'll have to proceed as follows:

First you create a new glossary. Make sure that you select the checkbox 'Non-translatable fragments only'.

In this glossary you enter the following regular expression:



| Starts a regular expression
\[ The character '['
\w Any word character (a, b, c, ...)
\] The character ']'
^ Defines the line as a hidden non-translatable

Note that you can also define literal strings (proper names etc.) as hidden non-translatables.

[Edited at 2019-11-02 07:45 GMT]


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