Can not translate a PDF document that is not "Read Only"
Thread poster: Stephanie Ezrol

Stephanie Ezrol  Identity Verified
United States
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Aug 30, 2011

I am using Trados Studio 2009 that I purchased this year. My understanding is that it is supposed to work with PDF documents.

I tried to open a PDF file, which is not marked read only, for the first time and I received the following message:

"error when pre-tweaking file: exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation"

I re-started my computer and tried again and got the same result.
I was able to save the PDF file as text, and I was also ab
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I am using Trados Studio 2009 that I purchased this year. My understanding is that it is supposed to work with PDF documents.

I tried to open a PDF file, which is not marked read only, for the first time and I received the following message:

"error when pre-tweaking file: exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation"

I re-started my computer and tried again and got the same result.
I was able to save the PDF file as text, and I was also able to convert it to .docx using Adobe's online service. So it does not seem to make any sense that could not open it for translating.

The file is all text, with one box. I read through some of the threads here from the last two years but I am still stuck.
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Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:23
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Dutch to English
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use IOBIT Unlocker Aug 30, 2011

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"Often when we try to delete a file or folder in Windows, we see annoying messages such as "Cannot delete file: Access is denied;" "Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program" "There has been a sharing violation;" "The source or destination file may be in use;" "The file is in use by another program or user;" "Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use;" or "Cannot read from the source file or disk." This is usually because the file or folder is in use by another program or user. IObit Unlocker is an ideal tool for such situations. It releases the file or folder that's in use by other programs and allows you to quickly remove or modify it."

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[Edited at 2011-08-30 16:27 GMT]
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