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Trados 6.0 - blue source and yellow target fields
Thread poster: Raquel Iglesias

Raquel Iglesias  Identity Verified
Spain
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Nov 18, 2003

This is a very basic question from a Trados rookie. Instead of the blue source and yellow target fields, I get this in front of the segment to translate -{}-, and nowhere to translate it. Any ideas as to what I'm doing wrong? I've created a tm and have workbench running. Thanks for your help.

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Curly brackets syndrome Nov 18, 2003

Hi Raquel,
Search the TW_users archives for "curly brackets"; you'll find quite a few entries.

The problem is often a corrupt termbase - try deactivating term recognition. If the problem no longer occurs, export and recreate your termbase. (Sometimes just re-creating the fuzzy index does the trick...)

I'm moving this to CAT Tool Tech Support...

HTH, Ralf


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Raquel Iglesias  Identity Verified
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Thanks! I deactivated term recognition and they're back. Nov 18, 2003

Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi Raquel,
Search the TW_users archives for "curly brackets"; you'll find quite a few entries.

The problem is often a corrupt termbase - try deactivating term recognition. If the problem no longer occurs, export and recreate your termbase. (Sometimes just re-creating the fuzzy index does the trick...)

I'm moving this to CAT Tool Tech Support...

HTH, Ralf


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Problem not yet solved... Nov 18, 2003

Just to be on the safe side: you do realise that this was only the diagnostics part... I guess you will want to use term recognition again.

The first thing to try is whether simply re-creating the fuzzy index (use Ctrl-Z) provides a remedy. If that doesn't help, carry out a full export of your termbase (a prefab export definition is available in the TT folder of your Trados installation folders (the file is called backup.mdx). Create a new termbase and re-import all entries.

HTH, Ralf


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 06:25
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Trados 6 and Office 2003 Nov 22, 2003

wenn I start Word appears error 5
Has someone the same problem as me?

Thks


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