How to open Trados
Thread poster: microbe
microbe
Local time: 12:57
English to Chinese
Apr 4, 2003

I can\'t open Trados after downloading it because the executive file is not available in my computer.

Please kindly inform what file is needed and where to get it. Tks in advance.


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Did you install it? Apr 4, 2003

Hi.

You mention that you downloaded the software - did you also install it afterwards? (If I remember correctly, the download file is a zip archive.)



Once you have installed the software, you should have the commmands in the Start menu.



Note that without a hardware key (\"dongle\"), most components will only run in demo mode.



HTH - Ralf


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Elvira Stoianov  Identity Verified
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Check if the file you have downloaded has the same size as the original file Apr 5, 2003

Sometimes it happens that a file is not downloaded completely, even if the download window says so. In this case, even if 6,11 MB out of 6,20 MB were downloaded, the file is useless. Check if your file has the same size with the original (the original size should be displayed when you open the download window. If it does not have the same size, you will have to download the file once again.

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microbe
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my mistake Apr 6, 2003

hello,



i am terribly sorry for that i mistook trados tutorials for trados. by the way, is trados free to download? if not, how much does it cost?



thank you for your patience.



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On 2003-04-04 13:53, Lemster wrote:

Hi.

You mention that you downloaded the software - did you also install it afterwards? (If I remember correctly, the download file is a zip archive.)



Once you have installed the software, you should have the commmands in the Start menu.



Note that without a hardware key (\"dongle\"), most components will only run in demo mode.



HTH - Ralf



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microbe
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my mistake Apr 6, 2003

hello,



i am terribly sorry for that i mistook trados tutorials for trados. by the way, is trados free to download? if not, how much does it cost?



thank you for your patience.



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On 2003-04-05 05:15, eli wrote:

Sometimes it happens that a file is not downloaded completely, even if the download window says so. In this case, even if 6,11 MB out of 6,20 MB were downloaded, the file is useless. Check if your file has the same size with the original (the original size should be displayed when you open the download window. If it does not have the same size, you will have to download the file once again.



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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Download is free - but only demo mode is possible Apr 6, 2003

Hi \'microbe\'

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by the way, is trados free to download? if not, how much does it cost?

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Trados comes in different versions; I guess you\'d be looking for the Freelance version. AFAIK that\'s available for download from TranslationZone - but as I said in my initial answer, without a hardware key (\"dongle\"), most components will only run in demo mode. That dongle represents the licence; you will receive it when purchasing the software.



Check TranslationZone and the Trados site for more details.



Best regards, Ralf





[ This Message was edited by: Lemster on 2003-04-06 09:48]

[ This Message was edited by: Lemster on 2003-04-06 09:49]


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microbe
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gratitude Apr 8, 2003

Thank you very much for your instructive message.

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On 2003-04-06 09:47, Lemster wrote:

Hi \'microbe\'

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by the way, is trados free to download? if not, how much does it cost?

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Trados comes in different versions; I guess you\'d be looking for the Freelance version. AFAIK that\'s available for download from TranslationZone - but as I said in my initial answer, without a hardware key (\"dongle\"), most components will only run in demo mode. That dongle represents the licence; you will receive it when purchasing the software.



Check TranslationZone and the Trados site for more details.



Best regards, Ralf





[ This Message was edited by: Lemster on 2003-04-06 09:48]



[ This Message was edited by: Lemster on 2003-04-06 09:49]



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