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"Find and replace" gone missing in Trados Studio
Thread poster: Hanna Sirniö

Hanna Sirniö  Identity Verified
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May 23, 2011

Hi,

I have a very annoying problem with my Trados Studio. I can't bring the Find and Replace window back to the screen (I have two). It is shown on the task bar, but the options restore, minimize and maximize are grey. I have WIndows 7.

How can I bring the window back to the screen?

Thanks in advance,
Hanna

[Edited at 2011-05-23 06:49 GMT]

[Edited at 2011-05-23 06:49 GMT]


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Walter Blaser  Identity Verified
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Relaunch Studio May 23, 2011

You probably moved the window to the second monitor and it is not present anymore now, so that the window is at a position that does not exist anymore in your current configuration. This is a well-known problem.
However, AFAIK, the current position of the Find + Replace window is not kept across sessions, so if you restart Studio and hit CTRL-F, you should see your window again.

If, for any reason, this does not work, I suggest you do the following:

1. Close Studio
2. Delete the file 'C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\9.1.0.0\UserSettings.xml'
3. Restart Studio.

You should now be able to get your S+R window on the screen again.

Walter


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Hanna Sirniö  Identity Verified
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Now it works May 23, 2011

Hi Walter,

this worked, thank you very much

- Hanna

Walter Blaser wrote:

1. Close Studio
2. Delete the file 'C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\9.1.0.0\UserSettings.xml'
3. Restart Studio.



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The other... May 23, 2011

... slightly less drastic option

Is to use the Move feature on the open window as described here:

http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/118559-trados_remains_on_my_other_monitor.html#1740782

Regards

Paul


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Marja Netzell
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Same problem on one single monitor Jan 20, 2015

This happened to me even though I only use one monitor ... Any ideas?

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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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Try Winkey or Task Manager Jan 20, 2015

Marja Netzell wrote:

This happened to me even though I only use one monitor ... Any ideas?


After clicking Ctrl+F to bring up the Find&Replace window, press Windows key plusthe right or left arrow keys to move it into focus.

If that doesn't work, open the Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Escape), expand SDL Trados Studio, right click "find and replace" and select "Bring to Front".


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Marja Netzell
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That worked Jan 20, 2015

Thank you very much, Emma!

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Katrien Van den Broeck  Identity Verified
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Thank you Emma! Feb 16, 2015

Thank you Emma! Your trick with the window button and arrows worked.

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Malbakaz  Identity Verified
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Thank you Mar 23, 2015

Thanks much Emma, that was easy!

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yongzhou
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Find & Replace still greyed out May 18, 2015

After pressing Crtl+F, it's visible, but still greyed out. Only the Find box can be invoked. Crtl+H won't work.
Tried both WinKey+arrow and Task Manager (I can't find anything expandable about Studio.)

Please give a hand. Jobs need to be done. Thank you

Updated:
It's solved. By closing the Studio and re-start it. It appears.
I did this only because after trying the measures above, the Studio is acting ODD, e.g. a marked word in a source segment can't be un-marked. Like haunted!

[Edited at 2015-05-18 10:43 GMT]


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yongzhou
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Today it's gone again May 19, 2015

When I start using Studio today, the Find & Replace disappear again.

Yes, it can be brought back by pressing Crtl + F
But Could this problem be truly solved please?


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yongzhou
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This time, suddenly gone mid-session May 19, 2015

My computer and Studio had been on for several hours, then suddenly "Find and replace" is not there. This time even Crtl +F won't bring it to surface. WinKey+ arrow tried in vain. I have to re-restart Studio. And it's back again.

Just a thought,
Could this be due to my frequent use of both Web Lookup plugin and Find box?

[Edited at 2015-05-19 08:09 GMT]

[Edited at 2015-05-19 08:10 GMT]


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yongzhou
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Error upon Ctrl + H May 19, 2015

This time around I've got another situation. The Find & Replace icon is available, but when I click on it or using the Crtl +H shortcut, I only got an error message "InvalidArgument=Value of "1" is not valid for "index".

Only Re-starting Studio can make it work again.


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Aimee Mercier  Identity Verified
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Thank you Emma this worked for me! Aug 2, 2015

Thank you so much!!


Emma Goldsmith wrote:

Marja Netzell wrote:

This happened to me even though I only use one monitor ... Any ideas?


After clicking Ctrl+F to bring up the Find&Replace window, press Windows key plusthe right or left arrow keys to move it into focus.

If that doesn't work, open the Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Escape), expand SDL Trados Studio, right click "find and replace" and select "Bring to Front".



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Thomas O'Gara  Identity Verified
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Search + Replace gone missing on Studio 2015 Jun 30, 2016

This morning when I started up Studio 2015 and started working on a new file (no associated project), the search + replace feature was gone. Period. I am not working with two monitors. I have absolutely no idea how this happened, and I can't find any way to fix it. I've looked at the solutions provided in 2011, but they don't seem to work. Can anybody out there help me?

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