Lost Trados entry in the MS word main menu
Thread poster: Alexander Chisholm

Alexander Chisholm  Identity Verified
Italian to English
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Jan 24, 2006

Hi there.

I have experienced a couple of problems recebntly with Trados (ver. 6.5) running on an XP home machine with Word 2003.

Specifically, I no longer have the Trados (text) drop-down menu. MultiTerm is till there, and the toolbars are still there. I have looked in Tools -> Templates and add-ins, and it is still checked. Anything else I can do to bring this back?

The reason I'm asking is in relation to another problem:-
occasionally Trados hangs, or if I close a word document without closing the active TU, when I restart word or reopen the document, I cannot so anything with it. If I reboot, and use the Trados option in the word top level menu, I can still get access to the "fix document" option and that then lets me continue.

Do I need to reinstall? Would this fix the problem?

Does anyone have a less drastic fix?

Many thanks for any suggestions.


 

Chen Star
Local time: 21:23
English to Chinese
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you can get a micro tool in you Jan 24, 2006

there are micro of the displaying the menu , displaying the tool bars of the trados,

and all of the trados just are micro in you word, you can put the micro in you tool bars.


 

Gabi Franz
Local time: 15:23
English to German
Trados menu lost in Word Jan 24, 2006

Hi Alexander,

Do you have Acrobat and the Acrobat add-in for Word installed? If so, this is the reason for your problem. The Acrobat menu covers the Trados menu, so you can't use it anymore. Try disabling the Acrobat add-in and see, if your Trados menu "re-appears".

If the only menu option you really need is "Fix document", Chen Star is right. The Trados commands are Word macros, so you can add them as buttons to a toolbar.
You can find detailed information here: http://www.proz.com/topic/40660

Best regards,
Gabi


Alexander Chisholm wrote:

Hi there.

I have experienced a couple of problems recebntly with Trados (ver. 6.5) running on an XP home machine with Word 2003.

Specifically, I no longer have the Trados (text) drop-down menu. MultiTerm is till there, and the toolbars are still there. I have looked in Tools -> Templates and add-ins, and it is still checked. Anything else I can do to bring this back?

The reason I'm asking is in relation to another problem:-
occasionally Trados hangs, or if I close a word document without closing the active TU, when I restart word or reopen the document, I cannot so anything with it. If I reboot, and use the Trados option in the word top level menu, I can still get access to the "fix document" option and that then lets me continue.

Do I need to reinstall? Would this fix the problem?

Does anyone have a less drastic fix?

Many thanks for any suggestions.


 

Alexander Chisholm  Identity Verified
Italian to English
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TOPIC STARTER
Many thanks Jan 25, 2006

I'll check out the macro etc. mentioned in the link, although I think longer term I may reinstall everything.

 


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