Can I gloss
non-contiguous text such as: Sie fängt
morgen mit ihrem neuen Job an?
Yes. Just click on all the words
that you want to include in a specific gloss and
then click the SET GLOSS button.
I try to navigate from datacard to
datacard by clicking on the words in the text but that
just turns black words red and red words black.
You can't navigate by doing that.
Clicking on the words is only for determining which
words should be in a gloss. When you click the SET
GLOSS button, all the red words get put into the
gloss. To navigate, use the navigation palette in
the TOP CENTER part of the DATACARD.
I changed my mind about a gloss
and tried unhighlighting by turning the red word back
to black. The word turns black but the gloss still
doesn't come out right.
When you unhighlight the word,
make sure there is no punctuation mark next to it
that is still red. If so, click on the punctuation
mark to make it turn back to black.
If punctuation isn't the problem,
make sure that you click the SET GLOSS button
whenever you make a change. The change isn't
registered until you hit the SET GLOSS button.
If all else fails, you can always
click the CLEAR GLOSS button and start over again.
And if that fails, you can delete
the whole card and then click NEW GLOSS.
After I finish glossing, I edit the
glossary on the MAIN CARD but the changes don't stay in
the GLOSSARY FIELD of the MAIN CARD.
You probably edited the GLOSSARY
FIELD and then afterwards went back to a DATACARD to
make a change. If you do that and then click the DONE
button, it may undo the changes that you made in the
GLOSSARY FIELD of the MAIN CARD. That's because the
information in the GLOSSARY FIELD is taken from the
text in the BLUE FIELD of the DATACARDS and the text
that you wrote in the WHITE FIELD below it, usually
the glossed word and its translation.
It's better to edit the information
on the DATACARD. You shouldn't edit the GLOSSARY FIELD
on the MAIN CARD unless you are completely finished
with the individual glosses on the DATACARDS.