This documentation refers to PhraseExpress v17 beta. The documentation for the production version 16 is available here.

Edit phrases

PhraseExpress includes a powerful editor to compose, edit and configure your phrases.

To edit a phrase:
  • Right-click any phrase (folder) in the phrase menu and select "Edit":

  • Right-click the task bar icon and select "Open program window":

  • SHIFT-click the task bar icon to edit the last used phrase:

  • Press the hotkey you may have defined in the "PhraseExpress settings » Hotkeys" to edit the last used phrase.

Any above action will open the main program window where you edit your phrases:

  1. Select the phrase in the tree view on the left.
  2. Edit the phrase properties in the right window pane.

CTRL and/or SHIFT-click to select multiple phrases.

Right-click a phrase folder for bulk editing options.

Phrases cannot be edited in following situations:
  • You do not have edit permissions.
  • The phrase database file is write-protected on OS level.
  • Another user is currently editing the phrase (if using a SQL server).
  • The administrator has disabled editing in the PhraseExpress SQL Client Manager.
  • The SQL server database is cached for offline-use.
Phrases have following properties:

Select any chapter on the right to learn more about the properties.

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