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WinAlign in Trados 6.0 crashes all the time
Thread poster: TRADL

TRADL
France
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Jan 25, 2005

Hi there,

It all started a few days ago and I thought when I get a chance, I'll try re-installing Trados and hope that it works better. It worked twice just fine and now it's crashing again. There's been different error messages such as WinAlign has caused an error in TRADOSRTF.DLL. WinAlign will now close
or WinAlign has caused an error in MFC70.DLL... With time, it gets worse and the computer crashes as well...Any idea what's wrong? Thanks for your help!

TRADL


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Start with the versions... Jan 25, 2005

Hi TRADL,
Why don't you start by adding some information?


- Which version are you using (full version number, please - including the build number)?
- What file type are you aligning when that happens?
- As you indicated an error in tradosrtf.dll, this might be caused by a problem saving a Word file in RTF. What happens if you try to save that file as RTF in Word?

Thanks in advance,
Ralf


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TRADL
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see below Jan 25, 2005

Hi Ralph,

Trados 6.0.0.309 build 310

Trying to align word files i've converted without any problems into rtf.

thanks

TRADL


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Try aligning the RTFs? Jan 25, 2005

Hi again,
Trying to align word files i've converted without any problems into rtf.

What happens if you align the RTFs?

Cheers, Ralf


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TRADL
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misunderstanding Jan 25, 2005

i am trying to align rtf files (that i converted myself from the word files) and it does what i've described

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Hmmm... Jan 25, 2005

Ok, that's a different story.

- Do the RTF files contain pictures or graphics?
- Have you installed a different version of Trados on your system?

You may want to re-register your software (Start - Programs - Trados - Register Trados).

Sounds like the error messages are created by your operating system (which?) - is this correct?

Best regards,
Ralf


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TRADL
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see below Jan 25, 2005

- Do the RTF files contain pictures or graphics?
one picture which i deleted a few minutes ago to give it a go but it still didn't work
- Have you installed a different version of Trados on your system?
no

You may want to re-register your software (Start - Programs - Trados - Register Trados).

Sounds like the error messages are created by your operating system (which?) - is this correct? i think so, windows me

Best regards,
Ralf[/quote]


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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I do not have a clue why you are getting all these errors Jan 25, 2005

But you may try to remove ALL formatting from your RTF file.
Copy the text in the RTF then - without the last paragraph mark - into a new, clean file and save this as RTF.
Maybe that works.

For the next step I would really consider upgrading to Windows XP/Office XP or 2003 - Windows ME is known to be not the best, what came from MS...

Regards
Jerzy


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TRADL
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still no luck Jan 25, 2005

tried what jerzy suggested but no luck...thanks anyway

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Aleksandr Surkov
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convert into .txt Jan 26, 2005

This sometimes occurs if the text has a complex formatting.
Try convert a files in .txt and align them again.
It must be OK, but check all align segments


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