Author Archives: Emma Goldsmith

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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METM18: a review by Iria del Río

A guest post by a keynote speaker at a Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting Continue reading

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Calling all aspiring freelance translators

News of the latest edition of the ITI Setting Up as a Freelance Translator course, which I’ve just joined as a tutor. Continue reading

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SDL Trados Studio 2019: avoiding featuritis

A new Trados version that makes it easier to create new projects and update them. Continue reading

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Tweaking Windows on a new computer

A quick guide to the default settings in a fresh Windows installation, and how to make changes to the main interface language, desktop and File Explorer features. Continue reading

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