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The blue and yellow windows cannot close in word using workbench
Thread poster: Lise Lotte Castberg

Lise Lotte Castberg  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:34
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Oct 21, 2008

Hello,

I have a problem with workbench, Trados 7, and word. Some sets of translation (blue and yellow windows) get stuck and will not close. I can continue to translate perfectly well but this one set will stay open. Fix the document does not help. What can I do?

Thank you in advance.


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Vito Smolej
Germany
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one way to proceed ... Oct 21, 2008

I can continue to translate perfectly well but this one set will stay open. Fix the document does not help. What can I do?

...would be to start with a new source file and pretranslate it with TWB. If the questionable sentences will be left untranslated, you can translate them again.

The alternative is playing around with Trados tags ({0> etc) but it is not easy. I would guess that in one of those colored segments somehow a hard return got inserted within those limiting tags and Trados definitely does not like it. But as I said, to start with a pretranslation of a fresh source file is no bother and easy to do.

regards

Vito


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Lise Lotte Castberg  Identity Verified
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Thank you very much Oct 21, 2008

You have saved my day!

regards,
Lise


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psicutrinius  Identity Verified
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What if the yellow background remains... Oct 22, 2008

...in word after forcing a cleanup and getting the final translated document?. I can't find a way out within word itself

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Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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Use styles Oct 22, 2008

psicutrinius wrote:

...in word after forcing a cleanup and getting the final translated document?. I can't find a way out within word itself


You can use Word styles to remove it (select Normal from the drop-down list).


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