Termbase not working in Trados Studio 2017
Thread poster: Thomas Johansson

Thomas Johansson  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:34
Member (2005)
English to Swedish
+ ...
May 29

I've just installed Trados 2017 and find that I cannot add new terms to the termbase in the editor view. Does someone know how to solve this?

When I highlight a term in the source segment and the corresponding term in the target segment and press Ctrl+F2 to add it, this happens:

A small window pops up, with the text:
Script Error
An error has occurred in the script on this page.
Line: 1734
Char: 1
Error: Object expected
Code: 0
URL: file:///C:/Users/Thomas/AppData/Local/Temp/4g30lrl2.2wc.html
Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?
Yes | No

Whether I select Yes or No doesn't seem to make a difference - the term is not added in either case.

Meanwhile, the Termbase Viewer displays the text: "Type [I], [T], or [D] to add a language, a term or a descriptive field."
The menu list displays the option "Flags layout", but remains inactive and it's not possible to open the list or change the selected option.

Operating system: Windows 7

I have installed Multiterm 2017 and updated it to the latest version. I've also done the same with Java.



Thomas Johansson  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:34
Member (2005)
English to Swedish
+ ...
Solved May 29

So, it seems this has been solved now. I keep the thread here in case someone else encounters the same problem. I did the following:
- Did an update of Windows 7 (it seem there were a few updates I hadn't done)
- Installed the newest version of Java
- Downloaded and installed Internet Explorer 11 (since I think I saw something happening in the interface that suggested a dependency on IE)
It seems the termbase is working alright now, after doing these things.


United Kingdom
Local time: 06:34
French to English
Not quite solved for me May 30

Thomas Johansson wrote:

So, it seems this has been solved now.

I can add a new term - no problem there - but I get an error (with a different message to yours) whenever I go straight back into Termbase Viewer and try to edit the new entry or add a synonym to it.

I've just posted a description of the issue on the SDL Community page.


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