error SLD TRADOS STUDIO 2011: translation memory is unavailable
Thread poster: marinatourneux
Aug 17, 2012


Can you help to find a solution for this error message "Translation memory M/Trados/Marina/web site is unvailable. Click on ok to define its location or on cancel to deativate this memory"?

I want to deactivate this memory but its doesn't work. I tried but now I can open Trados with this message.

Thanks you for your help,

Marina Tourneux

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Simon Davies  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:32
Spanish to English
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translation memory is unavailable Aug 17, 2012


I've had this occur a few times, usually when I try to open a Spanish to English TM. It happens (I think) if you have selected an incorrect variant of one of the languages, ie, you want to open Spanish (Spain) to English (UK) TM but select English (USA) in error. You then get a pop up window to look for the correct TM. What you need to do is restart the whole Open Document or Project process and selecting the correct language variants.

I find that agencies supplying TMs often neglect to say which variants of Spanish / English have been used, so you have to guess and cross your fingers.

Once open, you should be able to deactivate the TMs in the normal way in the Project Settings option in the Translation Results window. (use the View menu to open the window)

Hope that helps


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Nora Diaz  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:32
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English to Spanish
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Was the TM moved or deleted? Aug 17, 2012

If so, try deleting any projects it was associated with. The message should go away.

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translation memories Aug 20, 2012

Thanks you for you help. I did it and I created empty memories with the name of the memories I moved and I haven't this annoyong message anymore.

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