Trados clean-up error message 50009
Thread poster: Nathalya

Nathalya  Identity Verified
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Oct 13, 2008

When trying to clean up a HTML-format file translated in Tageditor, I get the error message 50009: file not found.

Does anybody know what this implies? The file does exist, it's not a big file.

Thank you!


Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 05:03
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Folder issue? Oct 13, 2008

Hi Nathalya,
make sure the HTML file is located in the same folder as it says in your TTX file header. You can display the TTX file header by opening the file in Notepad.
If your HTML file is not located in the folder where it is referenced by the TTX, copy the HTML file in the appropriate folder.
Alternatively, you may try to use the "Save target as" command from TagEditor. In fact, when cleaning up a TTX-HTML file, TagEditor should do even without the original HTML.


Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Local time: 22:03
English to Spanish
Cause and resolution Oct 14, 2008

You are trying to use a reference translation memory that does not exist for concordance searches.

Be sure to specify either an existing reference translation memory, or none at all, when using the concordance feature.

This is what Trados say about error message 50009.

Hope it helps.


Nathalya  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:03
English to Dutch
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Thank you! Oct 14, 2008

Thank you dear colleagues, these are very useful pointers - I will check all and inform you about the result.


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