Trados 2007: Word inserting unwanted characters
Thread poster: wrbcosta
Jan 15, 2013

Hello all,

I'm new on the forum, so apologies if a thread similar to this already exists, but I couldn't find one.

I'm a user of SDL Trados 2007 and I've recently installed Windows 8 on my notebook. Trados still runs, but I find that it is quite slower than it used to be on Windows 7. But my real problem is that, while using the Workbench along with MS Word 2007, the software keeps constantly inserting the following characters in the text:


whenever I click on an action, such as Open/Get or Translate to Fuzzy, for example.

Does anyone know what could be happening? I'm not thrilled with going back to Windows 7 just for this.


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Ruth Wiedekind  Identity Verified
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Same problem, but on Windows 7 Jan 15, 2013

It seems that going back to Windows 7 is not a solution.

I have the same problem: not being able to open a segment, but those brackets showing up in the source segment... (Word 2010)

[Edited at 2013-01-15 11:19 GMT]

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