Document held hostage due to DdeXref tag
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Jun 1, 2017

Trados 2015 Service Pack 3, MS Word document that originally had some macros, but I stripped that out to convert the .docm to .docx files

SDL XLIFF validation error at line 5685 offset 229143: The key sequence '801' in 'urn:oasis:names:tc:xliff:document:1.2:U_tu_segsrc_mid' Keyref fails to refer to some key.
Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

What actually happened: I copied a DdeXref tag in Segment 801 without realizing it didn't refer to anything, and now I can't delete the idiot thing, and SDL is holding my document hostage.

Also, the target-language side of Segment 802 is missing; the remainder of the segments still seem to line up properly, so that's something.

I like the track changes editing feature, but every now and again Trados starts holding documents hostage, which is a recipe for frustration. I try to be zen about it, but it's still hard...I'm about ready to get out the hex editor and perform some surgery on the sdlxliff file.

And no, I can't send anyone the file.


 

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First attempt failed Jun 1, 2017

pmakinen wrote:

I like the track changes editing feature, but every now and again Trados starts holding documents hostage, which is a recipe for frustration. I try to be zen about it, but it's still hard...I'm about ready to get out the hex editor and perform some surgery on the sdlxliff file.

And no, I can't send anyone the file.


Trying MemoQ import failed --- Empty source segments not allowed.


 

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It's actually a DdeLink tag Jun 2, 2017

pmakinen wrote:


 


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