Error Appearing When Clicking on "Confirm" Tool in SDL Trados 2009
Thread poster: Ahmad Kabiri

Ahmad Kabiri
Local time: 08:15
Member (2011)
English to Farsi (Persian)
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Jan 11, 2014

Greetings to all!

In Trados 2009, when I click on the Confirm tool (Alt+Add) to mark my translation as "translated", the following error appears:

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

But if I right click on the segment and choose "Translated" from "Change segment status", it will work. I am just wondering why that tool does not work. Does anybody know what the problem could be?

Thank you in advance!


Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Local time: 23:45
English to Spanish
Ctrl + Enter Jan 11, 2014

"Control plus Enter", that's the way I do it. Never fails.


Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:45
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
Possible solutions in a KB article Jan 11, 2014

You may find the solution to your "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error message in this KB article:

You can also find lots of threads on this issue if you google the exact error message.

The reason why changing segment status doesn't produce this error is that it only changes the status. It doesn't add the segment to your TM.

It doesn't matter which shortcut you use to confirm a segment (Alt+Add, Ctrl+Enter depending on your user profile settings). It's the fact that you're saving the segment to the TM that is giving this error message.


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