Trados Error 50202
Thread poster: Stephen Rifkind

Stephen Rifkind  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 12:31
Member (2004)
French to English
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May 19, 2006

Dear colleagues:

I have Trados 7. I have a partially tranlated document that I want to "clean up" so I can divide it into smaller files. When I try to clean it up, error 50202 shows up, saying ole com error or file name.

The file name ends with a doc.

Please advise me what to do.

TIA

Yours truly,

Stephen Rifkind

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2006-05-19 19:33]


 

Anne Bohy  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 11:31
English to French
split the source, use your TM May 19, 2006

If it's partially translated, then your TM contains already something !
Why not start from the source file, split it, and then use your TM to re-generate the bilingual contents (translate to fuzzy...).


 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 11:31
English to German
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Check the Trados KB May 19, 2006

Hi Stephen,
Searching for this error number in the Trados Knowledge Base finds article 1377, which provides a suggested workaround.

As an alternative, you can manually 'force' a cleanup by running the Tw4winClean.Main macro. Use the the forum search if you're not familiar with this; the function has been discussed here on numerous occasions.

HTH, Ralf


 

Stephen Rifkind  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 12:31
Member (2004)
French to English
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Belated thanks May 21, 2006

Thank you for all your answers. Since there are many ways to skin a cat, I ended up copy/pasting the section in question to a separate word document and cleaning up the latter. It worked fine.

Have a wonderful week.

Stephen Rifkind


 

Carlos Hernández
Spain
Local time: 11:31
English to Spanish
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Repair MS Office Sep 28, 2006

I had the same problem but I was determined to solve the problem without having to use any time-consuming walkaround for the rest of my life. So since Trados knowledgebase didn't provide any patch or real solution, I decided to investigate a little further.
All evidence pointed at a word error, not a trados error, so I supposed that there might be a problem with a MS Office dll or a windows registry entry.
Finaly I decided to take a determined step and assume the risk of repairing MS Office. This worked perfectly.
You may try it too. Just insert MS Installation disk, select repair Office and it will reinstall all the application components without altering your configuration, templates, icons or anything whatsoever.
Hope it helps!

[Editado a las 2006-09-28 23:27]


 


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