Angela Madrid

Angela Madrid

Angela Madrid holds a B.A. in Translation and Interpretation Studies from the University of Alicante, Spain (1995-2000). After obtaining her university degree, she moved to Tempe, Arizona, to carry out graduate studies in Spanish Language and Literature. During the three years she spent there, she combined freelance translation with teaching Spanish at undergraduate levels. After this period, she moved back to Spain, where she continued to translate on a freelance basis and also taught Spanish and English as a Foreign Language. For the last three years, she has worked at K International, an LSP based in the UK, where she was initially a Project Manager and then moved on to the role of Translation Technologist.

Keep Calm and Regex: memoQ Tips for Translators

Although regex can be intimidating at first for those who are not technical, learning a few basic rules can make a big difference. This presentation will give an overview of basic regex usage and provide practical tips on how to put it to use in memoQ, using practical examples taken from real-life scenarios where high customisation is essential.
The presentation will aim to cover the following points:

– Why learn regex? How it can help with your daily work
– Regex, a summary of basic rules
– Practical examples of regex in use
– In-depth discussion of:
   o Search function
   o Auto-translation rules