Cannot find my termbase in Multiterm 2007 using Word 2003
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Britta Friedman  Identity Verified
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May 18, 2010

Hi,

I have repeatedly tried to use Multiterm 2007 in Word 2003, but to no avail.

I have got the Multiterm tab in my Word Menu. When trying to select a termbase and clicking on the button 'select a termbase' I can see only one option, 'sample'. There is no possibility to add other termbases.

By the way, the Multiterm licence is activated.

I would appreciate very much, if somebody could help me here!

Britta


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Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
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Multiterm bug May 18, 2010

Britta Friedman wrote:

I have repeatedly tried to use Multiterm 2007 in Word 2003, but to no avail.

I have got the Multiterm tab in my Word Menu. When trying to select a termbase and clicking on the button 'select a termbase' I can see only one option, 'sample'. There is no possibility to add other termbases.

It's a Multiterm bug.

The complete analysis of the problem can be found in the thread:
http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/112742-i_cannot_open_multiterm_2007_database_in_word_2007.html

By the way, the Multiterm licence is activated.

AFAIK Multiterm doesn't require activation.

Cheers
GG


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Britta Friedman  Identity Verified
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Thank you so much!! May 18, 2010

I tried to search the forums for this topic, but I couldn't find that thread...

I will check this as soon as possible. I am indeed using Vista as OS...

Thank you for now!

Britta


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Britta Friedman  Identity Verified
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Java fails now May 18, 2010

Ok it still doesn't work properly...

I have disabled the UAC for them moment, and indeed found the termbase.

But if I want to enter a new term, I keep getting this:

1. an alert "Zero"
after clicking OK
2. java.long.zeropointException
after clicking OK an empty field.
If I try to enter something I get

3. Java script error on page...

error: first child is zero or no object

URL: file:///C:/Program%20Files/SDL%20International/MultiTerm%202007/Editor/script/traverse.js

(I got these messages in German, I hope I translated them properly)


This is sooo frustrating...

MAybe you have got an idea here?

Thank you again for your help!!!

Britta




[Edited at 2010-05-18 11:13 GMT]


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Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
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Java version... next generation Java plug-in... May 18, 2010

Britta Friedman wrote:

Ok it still doesn't work properly...

Being a bad guy, I often say it's a normal Multiterm state...

But if I want to enter a new term, I keep getting this:

1. an alert "Zero"
after clicking OK
2. java.long.zeropointException
after clicking OK an empty field.
If I try to enter something I get

3. Java script error on page...

error: first child is zero or no object

URL: file:///C:/Program%20Files/SDL%20International/MultiTerm%202007/Editor/script/traverse.js

(I got these messages in German, I hope I translated them properly)

This is sooo frustrating...

MAybe you have got an idea here?


First at all, double check you have installed the Java version provided with Multiterm.
The Multiterm programmers are not very skilled in Java and a Java version mismatch may be fatal.

Then see the thread:
http://ben.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/111038-multiterm_java_issue:_mt_wont_add_new_entry.html

Cheers
GG


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