Nothing there in Multiterm 2009
Thread poster: Heinrich Pesch

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 23:58
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
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Apr 5, 2011

Now after I created termbases last week I would like to use them, but when I open one (brows to the location and select one of the sdltb-files) the software announces that this termbase is already open and if I want to go on opening termbases. But on the multiterm surface is nothing to be seen, and nothing I can do. This is the most infuriating piece of s..oftware I have seen since a long time.
How do I get going? I need to look up terms either in TE or Studio.


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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Delete the .ldb file Apr 5, 2011

Hello Heinrich,
use the Windows Explorer or Total Commander to navigate to the folder containing the termbase. There should be an .ldb file with the same name as your termbase file. E.g. if your termbase has the name "mytermbase.sdltb", the database lock file will have the name "mytermbase.ldb".

Close MultiTerm/Studio, delete this ldb file and try again. This has worked for me.


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 23:58
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No ldb-file there Apr 5, 2011

I see only mdf and mtf.
Heinrich


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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Hidden file? Apr 5, 2011

Make sure to display system and hidden files first.

 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Local time: 23:58
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Nope Apr 5, 2011

Stanislav Pokorny wrote:

Make sure to display system and hidden files first.


I see hidden files. Search for .ldb without result.


 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
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I switched to Wordfast Classic and txt-glossary Apr 5, 2011

Now I can resolve this multiterm problem without stress.

 


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