(CAT) – Go Figure (with memoQ!) | Kevin Lossner

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When translating patents, legal briefs, reports, manuals and many other kinds of documents I inevitably encounter figure references to photographs and illustrations in the text as well as the labeled captions for these. In this morning’s translation of a petition in a nullity suit, one such reference takes the form in Verbindung mit Figur 1,  but it might just as well appear as

Fig. 1

Fig 1

Abb. 1


Abbildung 1

in this or some other text; in documents with multiple and/or sloppy authors I might even find a mix of all these in the same …

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