index (zero based) must be greater than or equal to zero and less than the size of the argument list
Thread poster: Annette Skipper

Annette Skipper  Identity Verified
Denmark
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Mar 31, 2014

Hi,

Does anyone know what to do about this error in Studio 2011:

"index (zero based) must be greater than or equal to zero and less than the size of the argument list"

KR Annette


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Joakim Braun  Identity Verified
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Bad Mar 31, 2014

You're seeing bad programming.

[Bearbeitet am 2014-03-31 15:19 GMT]


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Elke Fehling  Identity Verified
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??? Apr 9, 2014

Did you find a solution?

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Annette Skipper  Identity Verified
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No Solution! Apr 9, 2014

Hi Elke,

Did you have the same problem?

I had the support guy call me, and he poked around on mu computer for at while and ascertained that the file worked well on his computer. So, his reply was that it was probably an unfortunate combo of my computer and the (very large) file that caused the problem. Studio is up and running again after he poked around.

So, unfortunately, I cannot say how to solve this issue if you are experiencing it!

KR Annette


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Daryo
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a case of unfinished software Apr 10, 2014

it's the kind of error message that SHOULDN'T happen in a finished product - it's meant as help for programmers to find errors at the envelopment stage; if user are greeted with that kind of messages, it means the software was let loose on end users too early.

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Daryo
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at the development stage, obviously Jun 3, 2014

sorry, silly mistake


it's meant as help for programmers to find errors at the development stage;


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tnieminen
Finland
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Maybe in a perfect world Jun 3, 2014

This may be a case of sloppy programming, but it's not realistic to expect modern software to be shipped faultless (especially since we as translators also make mistakes in our product, even though it's considerably easier to correct translation errors than programming errors).

As a rule of thumb, if you Google the error message and the hits seem to be related to programming in general or something other than CAT tools, the error is a generic framework error and probably doesn't reveal much about the underlying problem (as in there are probably loads of possible causes for the problem, such as with the ubiquitouos "Object reference not set to an instance of an object", which can be caused by pretty much anything). If you run into one of these and need help, it's usually best to also describe what you were doing in Studio in detail, that might give a clue to the cause.


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William Pairman  Identity Verified
Spain
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Just had the same message Jul 2, 2014

As for what I was doing? Reopening a project in Studio 2014, about as standard as it gets

Cosmic

[Edited at 2014-07-02 22:13 GMT]

[Edited at 2014-07-02 22:29 GMT]


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William Pairman  Identity Verified
Spain
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Just had the same message Jul 2, 2014

As for what I was doing? Reopening a project, about as standard as it gets

Cosmic


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Naty Schwartz  Identity Verified
Israel
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Same problem here, out of the blue Dec 2, 2015

Just got the same error message.
Tried to do a "Repair Install" to no avail.
Does anyone know a any solution to this?
Should I do a fresh reinstall?

thanks for any advice
Naty


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Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
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Solution Dec 14, 2015

For Trados 2015
In
C:\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Roaming\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\[12.0.0.0]

Delete these three XML files:

BaseSettings.xml
plugincache.xml
UserSettings.xml




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