Prevent Contraction

Code Used: [/]

Keystroke: (None at present)

What does it do?

It prevents a contraction occurring in an incorrect place in a word.

Where would it be used?

In rare circumstances when DBT's translation tables do not properly contract the word in question. This can be helpful when two words are homographs, and the more common word is contracted, so DBT applies the contraction when the less common word is found in your document

Usage in DBT:

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Produces in DBT:

,! code 9 l9eage prev5ts ! ea

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DBT's translation tables have been developed over many years. However, as languages evolve, it is inevitable that mistranslation of words may occur.

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