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Error while converting fields to Word Document
Thread poster: Ralf Lemster

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 20:38
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Apr 25, 2007

TagEditor 7.5.0.759
Word 2003

Hi all,
Having translated a Word file using TE, I cannot save it as target, with the following error message given:


Error while converting fields to Word Document


Any ideas or suggestions greatly appreciated.

Best regards,
Ralf


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Heike Behl, Ph.D.  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 11:38
Member (2003)
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Maybe... Apr 26, 2007

Hi Ralf,

I don't remember whether this is the same message I got a while ago, but it had the same effect that I couldn't clean up the TE file or save as target.

In my case, it turned out to be a missing line break between a field (TOC) and a section break in the source file. After I inserted the hard line break in the original Word doc and retranslated it in TE, everything worked as it should (well, OK, there were some other issues, but not Trados related).

Good luck!


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Tag issue Apr 26, 2007

Thanks, Heike.
It turned out to be a missing field code.

On a side note, SDL Trados support were very quick to identify the problem.

Best regards,
Ralf


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