Author Archives: Emma Goldsmith

Photo highlights of my METM19 experience

Here’s my review of METM19, the 15th Mediterranean Editors & Translators Meeting, held 26-28 September in Split, Croatia. Attendees chose which workshops and talks to attend and which social activities to take part in. We made some choices months in … Continue reading

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Switching from science to translation?

I often receive emails from aspiring translators who are switching from a career in the fields of science or healthcare and are seeking advice from someone with the same language combination who made a similar change, albeit several decades ago. … Continue reading

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Counting and extracting track changes in Word

Two of my favourite Word macros are counting words inserted with track changes and extracting those words to translate them in SDL Trados Studio (or other CAT tool). I mentioned the first macro in a blog post seven years ago … Continue reading

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BaccS joins forces with SDL

How to switch from BaccS version 4 to the newly licensed BaccS version 5, now owned by SDL. Continue reading

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Handling highlighted Excel cells in Studio

How to filter colour-filled cells and use AutoHotkey to save a few thousand clicks in a questionnaire Continue reading

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MET workshop day in Pisa

News of CPD for translators and editors in Pisa, Italy, on 8 June Continue reading

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Three terms in clinical trial documentation

Three terms unravelled and a shout-out to the Cosnautas clinical trials dictionary. Continue reading

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