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Run-time error (PutInClipboard)
Thread poster: Diarmuid Kennan

Diarmuid Kennan  Identity Verified
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Apr 1, 2008

I have been looking through the forums but have not found a problem identical to the one I am suffering from at the moment.

I am using the latest version of SDL Trados 2007 with SP2. My computer runs MS Office 2007 on a Windows Vista platform.

I cannot translate Word files with Workbench or Tageditor. The machine crashes, giving the following message:

Run-time error '2147221008 (800-401f0)

DataObject: PutInClipboard CoInitialize has not been called.

I have searched the net for a solution to this problem, which has occurred with increasing frequency and is now permanent.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Run-time error Sep 25, 2008


I've also encountered the same problem and can't figure out what may have gone wrong.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Darrell Champlin  Identity Verified
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Hotfix availalbe Nov 27, 2008

Hi there! I've found a solution for our common problem. You can find the fix in this thread:
It is a Microsoft VBA issue and the hotfix works perfectly.

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