Do I need Microsoft Office installed for Winalign to work?
Thread poster: Jenni Sheppard

Jenni Sheppard  Identity Verified
Canada
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French to English
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Apr 12, 2012

I am using Winalign in Trados Studio 2011 for the first time, but every time I try to do anything with it, it crashes. When I hit Align Project, Align File Pair(s), even when I just try to Save Project.

To be specific, I am trying to align a French Word .doc and an English Word .doc - both are very short documents of less than a page with very little formatting. I have set Winalign to export as TMX and I have linked the pair in the Winalign interface.

I am running Trados Studio 2011 on Windows 7 using VMware Fusion on a Mac. Although I have Office for Mac installed on the Mac Snow Leopard OS side of my setup, I do not have Office for Windows installed on the Windows 7 side.

I'm sorry if this is an obvious problem or the question has been asked before, but I cannot for the life of me find an answer anywhere on the web!

[Edited at 2012-04-12 19:05 GMT]


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Natalia Allende  Identity Verified
Chile
Local time: 18:55
English to Spanish
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Me too! Apr 24, 2012

Hey! I'm having the exact same problem... THe only difference is that instead of using VMware for the virtual machine, I'm using Parallels...

I see no one apart from me has answered your question until today. I hope someone does... Haven't found a solution either. If I do, I'll let you know.


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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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English to Russian
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And the answer is… Apr 26, 2012

LF Aligner. Try it.

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