Panic - Trados has disappeared my toolbars
Thread poster: xxxLia Fail
xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 20:51
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Apr 4, 2004

I have 2 urgent texts to get in for tomorrow, and have managed to lose my Word toolbars, crucial for editing, as I know and use very few keyboard commands.

It happened becuase I lost an EOS tag in a footnote. Trados was opening my footnotes in a separate document, and when editing I lost a tag. I therefore could not close the TW4Win text, which sort of transfers all toolbars from the main Word text to this supplementary page. So I saved it to desktop, closed the main text, and closed down hoping the problem would go away.

No go, I have even closed the memory but now all documents I open in Word are tollbar-less so I can't do a thing with ANY text. I have tried right-clicking to reselect the toolbars but to no avail.

I need a quick solution, at this stage the memory is not a priority. I just need my toolbars back, and urgently!


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Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Shut the computer down Apr 4, 2004

have a cup of coffee and then restart! Whatever you have done will probalby correct itself by shutting down the pc - and the coffee might just help you too! I find that when the technology is going crazy sometimes you just have to give in, switch off and do something else so that your own brain calms down.

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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Read this article Apr 4, 2004

It helps, but be carefull, working with registry may damage the system.

http://support.trados.com/view.asp?cntID=762

Recently it helped my friend in similar situation, so I hope it will do for you too.

Good luck
Regards
Jerzy


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
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Yeeessssssssssssss! Apr 4, 2004

Jerzcy, seems to have worked:-)

T_H_A_N_K_S!!!!! You have saved my life:-)

Should also say, thanks to bothe for being so quick to respond, and thanks for suggestion of a break (a very rational way to deal with crises!)

[Edited at 2004-04-05 00:24]


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Glad it helped Apr 4, 2004

and moving the thread to Trados Support, should someone encouter this problem in the future...

Regards
Jerzy


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