Possible to create shortcut for quick insert > 'no bold'
Thread poster: Pablo Strauss

Pablo Strauss  Identity Verified
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Apr 24, 2020



 

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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English to Afrikaans
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@Pablo Apr 24, 2020

Pablo Strauss wrote:
Is it possible to create a shortcut for Quick Insert > "No bold"?


I'm not sure if Trados has the concept of "no bold". I think, for Trados, text that is not bold is simply text that is not marked as "bold". To put it differently, there is no "unbold" tag. And I'm not an expert at Quick Insert, but AFAIK Quick Insert can only affect formatting by way of inserting tags.


 

Pablo Strauss  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 20:58
French to English
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No bold tag (Force bold off) Apr 25, 2020

Thanks Samuel,
I probablly should have mentioned that my client-provided SXDLIFFs have "tag protection" on (and I'm not supposed to turn it off), so I can't remove the "bold" tags that the pdf conversion has randomly generated.

Studio 2015 'quick insert' does have a "no bold" tag you can insert to override the bold tag (so both tags remain in the file, but the text will not appear in bold) and so far it's the only way I've found to unbold the text. Not an elegant solution to s
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Thanks Samuel,
I probablly should have mentioned that my client-provided SXDLIFFs have "tag protection" on (and I'm not supposed to turn it off), so I can't remove the "bold" tags that the pdf conversion has randomly generated.

Studio 2015 'quick insert' does have a "no bold" tag you can insert to override the bold tag (so both tags remain in the file, but the text will not appear in bold) and so far it's the only way I've found to unbold the text. Not an elegant solution to say the least but... for now I'd be happy to be able to create a shortcut...
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