Cannot see terms in Multiterm 2019...
Thread poster: Johanne Dupuy

Johanne Dupuy  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 19:17
Member (2018)
English to French
Jan 17, 2019

...but I can see Termbase features (about/statistics/status) and term recognition works in Trados.
I get the following error messages when trying to open a Termbase : "Impossible to establish a connection to unknown SDL MultiTerm server" and then "Failed to activate view Termes".
It happens on all my Termbases and didn't use to happen before. I've tried to re-install Multiterm but with no effect... Any ideas ?


 

Sonia Cunha-Goldner
United States
Local time: 13:17
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
Go to your SDL Account... Jan 17, 2019

... and download both SDL Trados Studio 2019 SR1 and SDL MultiTerm 2019 CU1 Desktop Installer, if you have not done that yet. SDL updated both in the end of 2018.

I hope it helps.

Sonia Cunha


 

Johanne Dupuy  Identity Verified
France
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Already done at the end of 2018 Jan 17, 2019

So I guess that both problems are not linked.
Thanks for the tip anyway.


Sonia Cunha-Goldner
 

Sonia Cunha-Goldner
United States
Local time: 13:17
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
Me too, but somehow the problem returned Jan 17, 2019

My computer was not reading Trados files. So, I had to uninstall and install it again in the order: 1) Studio 2019 with SR1 and 2) SDL MultiTerm 2019 CU1 Desktop Installer.

I don´t know why but it worked..


 

Johanne Dupuy  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 19:17
Member (2018)
English to French
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Other Trados files (projects, packages and TM) can be read properly Jan 17, 2019

So I guess this is not the problem.
But I am going to try and re-install both Studio and then Multiterm...


 

Ekaterina Kroumova  Identity Verified
French to Bulgarian
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Admin rights when installing Jan 17, 2019

Did you make sure to run the installers with admin rights (right click and Run as Administrator command)? This is really important.

 

Johanne Dupuy  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 19:17
Member (2018)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Still the same problem Jan 18, 2019

After reinstalling both programmes, in the right order, using admin rights...
Thanks for your advice anyway.
Anyone else for some idea ?


 

Amnon Shapira  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 20:17
Member (2011)
English to Hebrew
Usig the Use? Jan 20, 2019

First to make sure your termbase is healthy open it as a standalone termbase using Multiterm.
If this function correctly,
Make sure you are using the "Use" command of the termbase settings in Studio. Go to "Project Setting" > "Termbases"
select the "Use" command (see attached screenshot)
select "File-based Multiterm Termbase"
this should open the Windows Explorer and enable you to locate the termbase and open it.


 

Johanne Dupuy  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 19:17
Member (2018)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Solution to the problem Jan 22, 2019

Found thanks to SDL Community support. Here is the solution that worked for me :

Try resetting MultiTerm. Rename this folder (just add _old to the end or something, it's not important what you rename it to) and restart MultiTerm:

c:\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Roaming\SDL\SDL MultiTerm\MultiTermXX

Thanks for your tips !


 


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