Open segment does not close, may be damaged. How to solve or clean? Trados 7
Thread poster: Alejandra Hozikian

Alejandra Hozikian
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Dec 27, 2010

Dear Colleagues,

I am working with trados 2007. One segment does not close. I would like to be able to solve this, however if not possible, at last to be able to clean or see the Word file.

Thanks for your help!

Regards,

Alejandra


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Aude Sylvain  Identity Verified
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"Fix document" Dec 27, 2010

Hello,

in order to force the closing of the segment, did you try to click on the "Fix document" icon (7th column of the Trados ribbon in Word 2010; Ctrl+Alt+U)?

This saved me several times.

I also solved the issue (i.e. closed a reluctant segment), several times, by exiting then re-opening Workbench and/or Word (in the latter case save the document before).





[Edited at 2010-12-27 13:23 GMT]

[Edited at 2010-12-27 13:25 GMT]


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Alejandra Hozikian
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Open segment does not close, may be damaged. How to solve or clean? Trados 7 Dec 27, 2010

Thanks, Aude!

I tried but did not close it. I would not like to but I am thinking on using the "macro", the thing is that I used it ones and do not remember how to do it.

Regards,

Alejandra


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Aude Sylvain  Identity Verified
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macros Dec 27, 2010

Ah, I can't help then, I don't use T2007 macros. You may find interesting info in this thread: http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/160043-trados_2007_unable_to_clean_up_my_translations.html#1557473

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Alejandra Hozikian
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Open segment does not close, may be damaged. How to solve or clean? Trados 7 Dec 27, 2010

Hi Aude,

Thanks so much!! It worked. There are always undesirable surprises with Trados...

I wish you a prosperous Happy New Year 2011!

Regards,

Alejandra


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Aude Sylvain  Identity Verified
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- Dec 27, 2010

Great, I am happy it worked. I didn't know I could help anyone with macros
Have a happy and prosperous new year too,

Kind regards
A.


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Miguel Carmona  Identity Verified
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There are always undesirable surprises with Trados... Dec 27, 2010

Alejandra Hozkian wrote:

There are always undesirable surprises with Trados...

Alejandra


Alejandra,

You pretty much summed up a common experience for a typical of Trados user.



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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Not fully correct Dec 28, 2010

Miguel Carmona wrote:

Alejandra Hozkian wrote:

There are always undesirable surprises with Trados...

Alejandra


Alejandra,

You pretty much summed up a common experience for a typical of Trados user.


The bolded line must read
You pretty much summed up a common experience for a typical of an user of Trados interface in Word.

This is why since 2007 we keep telling all people to stop using Word.
Switch to SDL Trados Studio 2009 and you will be free of any such "surprises".


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