Trados error after moving translation memories
Thread poster: Kathryn Malan

Kathryn Malan  Identity Verified
New Zealand
Local time: 18:32
French to English
Aug 7, 2012

I have Trados 2011 and have recently had to relocate my translation memories to a new file location.

Now when I open Trados (and each time I go back to the Projects view) it comes up with an error saying a certain translation memory has been moved, and to click OK to specify a new location or Cancel to disable it (one error for each TM moved). I have tried clicking OK and specifying the new file location for each error box that appears, and alternately clicking cancel for every error box that appears, but no matter what I do, every time I go back to the Project view or reopen Trados all the errors still pop up.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks for your help!


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Nora Diaz  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 22:32
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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Two solutions worked for me Aug 7, 2012

When this happened to me, I did two things to fix it:

1. Deleted old projects from the projects.xml file. A note of caution, though: do this only if you feel confident that you won't damage anything. Or make a copy of the file so you can replace it back if anything gets damaged.

2. In File-Setup-Project Templates, I removed any old templates that may be calling up the missing/relocated TMs.

Good luck with this annoying problem!


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Richard Hill  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 00:32
Member (2011)
Spanish to English
Another option Aug 7, 2012

...is to remove projects from "Projects View", which worked for me.

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Kathryn Malan  Identity Verified
New Zealand
Local time: 18:32
French to English
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It worked! Aug 8, 2012

Thank you both for those tips. I deleted all my old projects and templates, and ensured nothing showed in my projects view, and now there are no more error messages.

I'm so glad it was a quick and easy fix! Thanks for the fast replies too


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