Tag Editor .ttx doc keeps crashing when I open a particular segment
Thread poster: Jenny Duthie

Jenny Duthie  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:21
French to English
Oct 9, 2009

Help I've been translating an Excel 2003 file in TagEditor (Trados 2007 version) and the TagEditor file keeps crashing -no error message appears, the ttx doc just crashes saying "Not responding" although in the Workbench window it shows exact match, but I'm forced to close TagEditor then when I reopen it the translated segments have disappeared although they are still in the TM. So for several times now I've re-opened the ttx file which is only showing the source and not the target segments and when I go to Open/get I can get the translated segments back from the TM but there is 1 phrase in particular that remains in the Workbench window and when I click onto it it shows "exact match" in the TM window but the ttx crashes when I try to open that segment. I realise I could put in the rest of the translated segments but what about this particular phrase which appears quite a few times. It is a 3000 word document and the translation is complete I am just checking it now, but how to get these segments back in, without the document crashing, or will I just have to leave them and type over in the finished Excel doc, that may be the only solution?! Any suggestions very gratefully received, and I have to deliver in 1 hour!!!!!!


Peter Linton  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:21
Member (2002)
Swedish to English
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Spellchecker Oct 9, 2009

This crashing happened to me a couple of years ago. The text, a chemical one, included the word "methylated". TagEditor crashed every time. I changed the word to "ethylated" and it worked fine.

The problem was that "methylated" was not in the spellchecking dictionary.


Local time: 20:21
Italian to English
Same here Oct 10, 2009

My tageditor kept crashing last week as I had forgotton I had been adjusting the word checker options etc.
I unflagged all spell checkers and it worked fine
Good luck !


Steven Hamilton  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:21
Member (2006)
French to English
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Spellchecker option causes TagEditor to stop responding Nov 11, 2009

I had the same problem today. A client sent me two Excel files for TagEditor. The first one opened fine, but the second one caused TagEditor to stop responding. I unchecked Spellcheckers and now it opens without a problem. But now how do I spellcheck the file?

My environment is:
MacBook 2.16 GHz intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, using Mac OS X 10.4.11
Parallels 4.0
Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
Microsoft Office 2007


Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:21
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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Then don't open it! Nov 11, 2009

Indeed this has happened to me several times in the past, and despite all our efforts and experiments, TagEditor kept crashing. It just likes to crash every now and then to add some spice to the lives of us translators!

In any case, just translate that particular sentence manually, without opening a segment with Trados. You won't have its translation in the memory, but will get the job done.icon_smile.gif


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