TransTools+ is a set of plug-ins for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio which contain useful tools for translator productivity. It provides professional translators with additional tools not available as part of the original version of TransTools.
Note: TransTools+ and TransTools are different products and contain different functionality, although some tools within them have similar names. TransTools+ does not supersede / replace TransTools. At this time, it has a limited set of tools (see the full list here) compared to TransTools. However, it is actively developed and most tools currently available in TransTools will be transferred into TransTools+.
CAT software commands
- Hide / Unhide Text: hide non-translatable text from your CAT tool for selective translation of document contents or in order to convert pieces of non-translatable / placeholder text into tags/placeables.
- Highlighting Tool: a special tool that allows you to apply color highlighting to text that matches user-defined search expressions, to clear color highlighting, or to find color highlighting (in order to move from one highlighted fragment to the other). This versatile tool can be used for quality assurance (in order to find potential problems), DTP / formatting, communication between document authors, to hide non-translatable text, etc.
How does it work?
Once installed, TransTools+ adds new items to Microsoft Word menus:
Word 2007 and newer versions: TransTools+ tab as shown below:
Word 2003 and older versions: TransTools+ menu item and TransTools+ toolbar at the top of the application window as shown below: