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Can't close document because of (hidden) open translation unit [solved]
Thread poster: LindaMcM

LindaMcM  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:51
Swedish to German
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Jul 29, 2005


I just got a Word document which I want to proofread a bit later but now I can't close it because of "This command is not available because a translation unit is open".

Well, I can't see any open unit, I can't even see that this document has been translated with a CAT at all as it is clean (hidden text doesn't show anything). I am virtually certain that Trados was used but unfortunately I can't reach the sender at the moment.

Is there anything I can do?

Thanks in advance,



Problem solved: I clicked on every button I could find and "Fix document" did the trick (quite obvious, if you know that)!

[Edited at 2005-07-29 11:33]

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Astrid Elke Witte  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:51
Member (2002)
German to English
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Yes, the "fix document" button is really good Jul 30, 2005

I discovered the "fix document" button within a day of getting Trados, and I have used it fairly regularly ever since. It does the trick every time.

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Vito Smolej
Local time: 10:51
Member (2004)
English to Slovenian
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"Fix" button - best thing since invention of sliced bread? Aug 1, 2005

It is a negative reference for the quality of the software, if this hack is so popular / used / welcome ...

Mind you, I do use it too, now and then (sg).

btw, #7 is no better in this regard (but I am;P).



[Edited at 2005-08-01 14:55]

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