URGENT HELP WITH TRADOS 2011!! Can't open project file
Thread poster: Diana Jiménez Vallejo

Diana Jiménez Vallejo  Identity Verified
Member (2008)
English to Spanish
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Feb 22, 2016

Hello to all,

I'm sorry for my desperate "topic name" but that's how I feel rigth now with Trados 2011.

Today, I have switched on my pc, opened Trados 2011 and a window appeared (instalation wizard) telling me that it would guide me through the instalation. It appeared strange to me because I hadn't unsinstalled it. But, nevertheless, I followed the instructions and installed it.

Then, I went to open a project file (.sdlproj) and this messaged appeared:

Error processing command line arguments: An error occured whilst trying to determine the file version.

USAGE: SDLTradosStudio.exe [/help|/?] /arg1 val1 /arg2 val2

Task: NoAutoUpdate
Description: Starts the application without automatically checking for updates.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /noautoupdate
Arguments:
/noautoupdate Starts the application without automatically checking for updates.

Task: Create Project
Description: Starts the Create Project wizard.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /createProject [/files [ ...]] [/name ] [/template ] [/referenceProject ]
Arguments:
/createProject Starts the Create Project wizard.
/files The full file path of one or more documents or folders to add to the Create Project wizard.
/name The name of the Project
/template An existing template name or file path to use.
/referenceProject An existing reference project file path to use.

Task: Open Document
Description: Opens a document or a number of documents in the Editor View.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /openDocument [ ...]
Arguments:
/openDocument The full file path of one or more documents to open.

Task: Open File Based TM
Description: Opens a file based TM or a number of file based TMs in the TM View.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /openFileTm [ ...]
Arguments:
/openFileTm The full file path of one or more TMs to open.

Task: Open Package
Description: Opens a package in the Package View.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /openPackage
Arguments:
/openPackage The full file path of the package to open.

Task: Open Project
Description: Opens a project in the Projects View.
Usage: SDLTradosStudio.exe /openProject
Arguments:
/openProject The full file path of a Project to open.



I contacted Trados support and told me to uninstall my antivirus (Eset nod), then update Windows and then right click on "run repair" on the control panel for Trados.

The problem is that I still can't open that file (project file). I hadn't saved all the translated segments into the TM because I wanted to give them a second look and now I find myself with almost nothing translated and it is a really big project.

Does anyone know how I can solve this out, please? I'm in really need of this.

Thanks a lot for all your help in advance!!

Diana.


 

Elías Sauza  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 12:43
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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System recovery Feb 22, 2016

What about a system recovery? One or two days earlier might work.

HTH


 

Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 20:43
Member (2009)
French to English
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Have you tried opening the sdlxilff file you were working on directly? Feb 22, 2016

Hi Diana,

I have no idea what's happening with your Trados installation and why it doesn't work.
Have you tried rebooting the computer?

Assuming you were translating into Spanish, your file should be in a folder called es-ES in the project folder. Clicking on the bilingual sdlxilff file should open it in Trados with all your translated segments. I strongly suggest saving segments in a TM to make sure you can reconstruct the translation, even if the file gets lost or becomes corrupted.

As long as you have the sdlxilff file in the target language, you have the translation.

To check the translation later, open the file for Review after you finish.

HTH,
Sandra


 

Diana Jiménez Vallejo  Identity Verified
Member (2008)
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks a lot!! Feb 22, 2016

Dear Elias and Sandra& Kenneth,

thanks a lot for your replies!

Sandra, that works!! Thank you for your suggestion!

In fact, I don't know what has happent to my Trados and why the project file doesn't open... but anyway, the important thing now is that I have recovered my translation!icon_smile.gif

Have a nice day to all of you!

Best regards,

Diana.


 


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