Trados 2009 error message Progress Value is too big
Thread poster: Andrey Korobeinikov

Andrey Korobeinikov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 05:58
English to Russian
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Jul 26, 2011


While preparing Excel files for translation in Trados Studio SP3 several files wouldn't convert saying that "progress value '101' is too big. Must not be more than 100". Any tips?


Marcel Hlbočan
Local time: 23:58
Slovak to English
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Same error Aug 30, 2011

This is not going to help you, but I have the same error.
Deleted everything from the file, just a few cells are left with plain text.
No pictures, links, formulas, nothing.
Still Trados generates this error.
Ideas anyone?


Andrey Korobeinikov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 05:58
English to Russian
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Issue Resolved Aug 30, 2011


I finally got this done. It has something to do with the file. The file contained several spreadsheets with some pictures and formula. I guess that is what was giving me trouble.
What I basically did, I created a new Excel file and just pasted the contents from my problematic file there. Since the original files were in MS 2003 format I decided to leave the format the same eventhough 2007 works better in this case. So, saved first as 2007 format and then saved that as in 2003 format. That helped. Another option could be to translate the file in 2007 format and convert the target file in 2003.

hope that helps you too.

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Yoshiki EJIMA
Local time: 06:58
Japanese to Chinese
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By grouping the text boxes in Excel sheets I got out of this problem Apr 21, 2013


I'm using Trados 2009 SP3 to translate a manual which contains many flow charts.

My user gave me an Excel book which contains all of the flow charts, total sheets may up to 30.

First of all, I import the Excel book to Trados, but came up as saying message: "progress value '101' is too big. Must not be more than 100".

I reduced the number of sheet, then read it by one sheet, it look like worked, however, some sheets came with the same message "101 is too big"!

The flow charts are made by more than hundred of text boxes, and all text box are individual.

I make whole of contents (Text boxes) in the sheet be come a group, using Excel grouping command, let them be come one group, then Trados can read the sheet, and all text still able to translate by Trados normally.

After all, I try to grouping all of the sheets one by one, then Trados can read the whole of Excel book at once.

[Edited at 2013-04-21 07:58 GMT]


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