Multiterm glossary will not open - read lock
Thread poster: Anette Herbert

Anette Herbert  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:59
English to Swedish
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Mar 23, 2004

I have received a multiterm glossary from a client which I could open the other day and now I can't.
The message I keep getting is "Multiterm cannot obtain a read lock. Other users may currently be writing to the termbase. Do you want to retry?"
Retrying does not work.

Has anyone had the same experience and solved it? Does it matter that I deleted the sample termbase that came with Trados originally?

TIA

Anette


 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 21:59
English to German
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CD-ROM? Mar 24, 2004

Hi Anette,
In which form and format did you get the database? If you got it on CD-ROM, you may have to manually deactivate the read-only marker for the files (worth checking anyway).

Whilst we're at it: which files did you get?

Ralf


 

Anette Herbert  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:59
English to Swedish
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Problem solved, thanks Mar 26, 2004

Thank you Ralf, the problem resolved itself.
Anette

Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi Anette,
In which form and format did you get the database? If you got it on CD-ROM, you may have to manually deactivate the read-only marker for the files (worth checking anyway).

Whilst we're at it: which files did you get?

Ralf


 


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