TM units no longer opening in Word 2003/Workbench
Thread poster: Chris Hodgson

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Oct 13, 2010


I have SDL Trados 2009 installed, though one client insists I use Word (2003) and Workbench (8.3.863).

Everything has been working fine with the latter setup, until today. I am no longer able to open translation units in Word. If attempting to open either a new unit or a previously translated one, Trados seems to get halfway through the process (inserting the "{}" symbol into the text) and then stops. Nothing freezes, it just appears to stop processing the request. If I then attempt to open another unit, Workbench says "Previous request not yet finished".

A couple of days ago, I deleted a programme, and it deleted several common fonts at the same time (Arial regular, Tahoma regular and a few others). I thought I had reinstalled them all, but am wondering that if I have not, whether this may be what is causing the problem. Which fonts does Workbench use when inserting all of its various symbols and commands?

If this is not the cause, does anybody have any other idea what it may be?

Thanks very much in advance


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