Trados 2007 and Office 2007 TU Error
Thread poster: Caroline Moreno

Caroline Moreno  Identity Verified
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Chinese to English
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Oct 25, 2008

This is my first time using Trados 2007 with Vista (now that I got the toolbar up, thanks to the advice of some fellow Prozians). I just tried to analyse a Word file containing simplified Chinese text. It seemed to work ok since I could view the log file, but when I went into the document (which had been saved in the compatibility mode), there were no translation units, and when I tried to open/get, it just gave me an error message of

Microsoft Visual Basic
Wrong number of arguments or invalid property assignment.
OK Help (which didn't help)

I'd appreciate any suggestions anyone has. Thanks!

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Fabio Descalzi  Identity Verified
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Some related threads Oct 25, 2008

Hi Caroline
You are working with Trados 2007 and Vista, which happens to be a not-very-successful combination. And, additionally, with Chinese. I suggest you look at these already available threads, maybe you can find some advice here:
about compatibility:
with MultiTerm:
invalid Chinese characters:
upgrade from 2003 to 2007:
My 2 cents,

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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Don't forget to remove the old Trados*.dot template Oct 25, 2008

As long you will have both dot and dotm in your Word startup-folder, Word 2007 will read both - and the dot will both not work in Word 2007 and spoil the dotm.

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Caroline Moreno  Identity Verified
United States
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Thanks! Oct 25, 2008

I removed the .dot file and applied the Hotfix from the SDL site and it seems to work (for now).

Have a great weekend!

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