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Thread poster: Alan Boydell

Alan Boydell  Identity Verified
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Sep 8, 2004

A good question. I really don't know...

Does anyone know what it is that I am doing that would constitute a change to the .dot file? This only occurs from time to time, when I close Word. I sometimes mess about with the positioning of the Trados toolbars in Word. Would that be recorded in the template? Could I potentially do some serious damage by saying 'yes'?

By the way, on a different topic, on Ralf's advice, I've started using TagEditor for Powerpoint files and it has changed my life. Thanks a lot for the tip! I'd recommend everyone to do the same.


Windows XP Pro SP2
Office 2003 SP1

[Edited at 2004-09-08 23:12]

[Edited at 2004-09-08 23:14]

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Don't save changes Sep 9, 2004

Hi Alan,
I wouldn't save changes to the Trados template. Doing so will not necessarily result in damage, though.

HTH, Ralf

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Per Riise  Identity Verified
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Wordfast/Trados Sep 9, 2004

If you have Wordfast installed this message pops up if you've been using TRADOS and WF at the same time. DO NOT CLICK YES! It makes a mess of WF and you'll have to reinstall WF (not that much work, but work nonetheless).

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