Toolbar disappeared
Thread poster: xxxMichaelRS

Local time: 03:26
May 2, 2006


I had a very large Word file (ca. 500 pages) with operations involving footnotes - at some point, the Trados and Multiterm toolbars disappeared, never to return again. I think it happened when I came back from a footnote (in fact, all of the toolbars in Word temporarily disappeared).

I was able to continue my work because the Trados menu item at the very top (in the line with "File", "Edit" etc.) and the "Flagman" button were still there.

I deleted all instances of the file and then reinstalled a fresh version, I deleted etc. - there are still no
Trados toolbars to be found anywhere in Word where I could install them.

I have Word 2003 (German version), SDL Trados Freelance 2006 and Windows XP.

Any fresh ideas would be greatly appreciated!

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Robert Fong  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:26
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search the forum and you will find the answer May 3, 2006

I had exactly the same problem with yours. Finally I solved it. I googled "trados toolbar missing" or something like that and was directed to this forum.
The proper solution is to run a vbscript in Word. This will enable the toolbar. good luck!

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Trados KB article 762 May 3, 2006

Hi Michael,
This has indeed been discussed in this forum on several occasions.

Have a look at Article 762 from the Trados KB. (Be careful when making changes to the Registry!)

A description of how to handle footnotes is in the Trados File Formats Reference Guide. Alternatively, you may want to use TagEditor.

HTH, Ralf

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