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Thread poster: Paula González Fernández

Paula González Fernández  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:02
English to Spanish
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May 24, 2010

Hello everyone!
I have a good number of powerpoint files and I wanted to use Trados for the translation. Most of them are ok but for some:
-when I try to analyse the file, workbench crashes
-when I try to open the file with tageditor, the same happens.
But I can open the file, and modify it, from powerpoint with no problems.
I thought it might be because of their size and the number of images, so I've made shorter, and lighter, files, but the same happens.
The message I get is the following (sorry it's in Spanish):

Firma con problemas:
Nombre del evento de problema: APPCRASH
Nombre de la aplicación: TagEditor.exe
Versión de la aplicación: 8.3.0.863
Marca de tiempo de la aplicación: 4877c2cb
Nombre del módulo con errores: MSVCP80.dll
Versión del módulo con errores: 8.0.50727.4927
Marca de tiempo del módulo con errores: 4a275370
Código de excepción: c0000005
Desplazamiento de excepción: 0000dfb9
Versión del sistema operativo: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.4
Id. de configuración regional: 3082
Información adicional 1: 0a9e
Información adicional 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Información adicional 3: 0a9e
Información adicional 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

Lea nuestra declaración de privacidad en línea:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0c0a

Si la declaración de privacidad en línea no está disponible, lea la declaración de privacidad sin conexión:
C:\Windows\system32\es-ES\erofflps.txt

If it were a privacy problem, then I shouldn't be allowed to modify the document from powerpoint neither, but it does let me.

Thank you very much in advance for your help and time.


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Julie Dion  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 09:02
English to French
cut and paste May 25, 2010

Hi Paula,

I had the same problem with certain ppt files (APPCRASH in TagEditor 2007). I did a "cut and paste" of the entire presentation into a new ppt file. It did open Ok in TagEditor, but I had lost the fancy background. I did not try to paste the translation back into the original background because the client did not require it, so I don't know if it can be done afterwards.


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Paula González Fernández  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:02
English to Spanish
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doesn't work... May 25, 2010

Hi Julie,
Thanks for your answer, but I'm afraid it doesn't work in this case. I've tried to make lighter files, doing copy-and-paste, but no success. Also tried doing "special paste", but nothing, it continues crashing again...
Thanks anyway!
Paula


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