Open/Get plugin does not function as it should
Thread poster: David Van der Vloet

David Van der Vloet  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:51
Member (2006)
English to Flemish
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Mar 21, 2006

Hey all,
I am running Trados version 6.5.5 build 439 and have recently bought a new computer and had to reinstall it. Now, when I use the open/get button, I don't get a text in blue and one in yellow as I should but a simple "{}" is inserted into the source text.
(Suppose I want to translate the word 'carpark')
"position cursor"
"click open/get"
Car {} park or Ca{} rpark
depending on where I had positioned the cursor.
Has any of you ever encountered this problem and would you know how to solve it? I am using Microsoft Word 2003 and am quite annoyed with Trados now... as I can't use it for my translations anymore. Thanks in advance.


Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:51
English to German
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Search the forum for "curly brackets" Mar 21, 2006

Very often, this behaviour has been caused by term recognition problems - does this still occur when you deactivate term recognition?

You may want to search the forum for "curly brackets".

Best, Ralf


Sergei Nikolenko  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:51
English to Russian
Interference with antivirus software Mar 22, 2006

This cand be a result of antivirus software blocking macroses in Word. If you have antivirust installed, make sure it does not block macroses in Word. In Kaspersky Antivirus (which I am using) this fiture is called Office Guard and shoold be disabled.


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