A save file in Trados disappeared.
Thread poster: Torgeir Andvig

Torgeir Andvig
Local time: 15:33
English to Norwegian
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Jun 6

So just like the headline states, I've been working for 2 days on a project and today when I started up Trados, trying to create a return package the save file wasn't there anymore and I've lost all my progress.
Does anyone have experience with this that might know what it is or have a solution for this?


Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:33
Member (2003)
Danish to English
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Try Advanced Save -> Save a Copy As Jun 6

Here is a workaround which might help:

Open the document for translation, where you can presumably see your translation.

Click on File (in blue, top left of the screen)

Select Advanced Save, then Save a Copy As

Browse to your desktop or some location you are sure you can find, and save a copy.
This will give you the bilingual file with the yellow and green icon, which you can deliver to your client.

You or they can regenerate the TM from that.

Then you can try to solve the problem - get help from SDL if possible!


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