Modes

crossDesk features three different editing modes: To switch from one mode to another, use the appropriate icons in the crossDesk toolbar:

Icon
Description
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Correction Mode
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Edit Mode
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Combi Mode

Combi Mode

The Combi Mode is the default mode in crossDesk. It presents a combination of the Correction and Edit Modes. In the upper pane, the Context View, the source and target texts are displayed side by side. The current paragraph can be edited in the Target Editor in the usual manner.

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Edit Mode

In the Edit Mode, the source and target texts are shown underneath one another in separate windows, the Source View at the top and the Target Editor at the bottom.

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Correction Mode

The Correction Mode is designed for correcting translations. For this purpose, the source and target texts are displayed side by side. In this way, the correction of the translation can be carried out systematically. In the Correction Mode, you can only change the paragraph editing states. In order to edit the content of the paragraphs, you need to use the Edit Mode or the Combi Mode.

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