Selected files marked as read only
Thread poster: Guido Villa

Guido Villa  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:14
Member (2006)
German to Italian
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Mar 22, 2016

Hi, I run a translation agency, and since the time I was using Trados 2014 - now I am using 2015 - I am experiencing a serious problem with most translators who receive my project packages. That is, they see the message "one or more files you selected are marked as read only".
I know that I can somehow solve the problems by letting them return the translation in the .sdlxliff file only, without project, but I would like to know the solution to the problems of my sending read-only files. How can I make them usable and translatable?

Thanks very much for your help.

Best regards


Rodrigo Yanez
Local time: 06:14
Member (2016)
English to Spanish
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I have the same problem Oct 4, 2017

Hi, I have the same problem described by Guido, but in this case, I'm receiving the project packages from a PM and when I open them the files appear as "Read-only", so I can not generate the return package. Any help will be much appreciated.


Local time: 12:14
English to Slovak
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solution May 30

I dont know why it happen, but the solution is to close Studio, open the project definition file (*.sdlproj) in Notepad or so, search for "ReferenceFile" and replace it with "WorkFile".


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