Alignment - error: Don\'t use ; as a list separator in style name
Thread poster: Alexandra Becker

Alexandra Becker
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Mar 4, 2003

While trying to align two doc files, the alignment stops with the error message \"Don\'t use ; as a list separator in style name\". Change win.ini


Can anyone help?




 

RWSTranslation
Germany
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Listentrennzeichen Mar 4, 2003

Hallo Alexandra.


das Problem kannst Du leicht lösen, indem Du über Systmsteuerung Ländereinstellungen im bereich der Zahlenformate das Listentrennzeichen auf , (Komma) umstellst.

Viele Grüße


Hans


 

Alexandra Becker
Germany
Local time: 20:42
English to German
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I found the solution by myself, see below: Mar 4, 2003

To fix this problem, change the following Windows setting:


1. Click Start.


2. On the Settings menu, select Control Panel. The Control Panel opens.


3. Double-click the Regional Settings icon. The Regional Settings dialog box opens.


4. Click the Number tab.


5. In the List Separator text box, change the semicolon to a character of your choice, preferably a comma.


6. Click OK to confirm these settings to dismiss the Regional Settings dialog box.


Taken From: Translator\'s Workbench online help, (c) 1994-2001 by TRADOS Ireland Ltd., Dublin, Ireland.


 

TService (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:42
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Geht auch noch anders... Mar 4, 2003

Das Problem tritt immer dann auf, wenn man z. B. aus dem Ausland ein paar Word-Dateien bekommt, in denen abweichend benannte Formatvorlagen genutzt werden. Die abweichenden Namen werden von Word dann mit einem Semikolon getrennt zum ursprünglichen Namen der Formatvorlage zugefügt und lösen das Trados-Gemecker aus.


Man kann die Formatvorlagen auch einfach umbenennen, wenn man auf globale Änderungen in der Systemsteuerung verzichten möchte.


Wie man\'s nun macht, ist Geschmackssache. icon_wink.gif


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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This is not the only solution Mar 4, 2003

The other possibility is to change the style names, so that they do not have any \";\" more.

To do so one should go to Tools - Organising styles (or similar, this is taken from german Word) and then view style namens and locate those, where \";\" occurs.


Best

Jerzy


 

RWSTranslation
Germany
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modify style names Mar 4, 2003

Hello Jerzy,


but please don\'t forget to change the style names back after the translation.


With kind regards


Hans


 


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