WF Pro error message
Thread poster: Heiko Franz

Heiko Franz  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:04
Member (2008)
English to German
Nov 16, 2011


I'm a little at loss with this error message in WF Pro 2.4.2:

"An error has occurred when activating this view

It shows every time I connect to a remote TM, term list and when opening a txml-file. It worked fine just yesterday, but now even those older files cannot be worked on. The function buttons (next segment/previous segment, etc.) are greyed out and their corresponding shortcut keys do not work.

I have absolutely no idea what this could be and appreciate all suggestions. Thank you!

Heiko Franz


Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:04
English to Arabic
Uninstall & Upgrade Nov 16, 2011

Dear Heiko,

If you still have problems, you can completely uninstall Wordfast Pro. When you are asked to keep configuration files, answer with "NO". Make sure you first back up (Export) your glossaries, if any. Then, try re-installing the latest version of Wordfast Pro; hopefully, it could resolve that.

You can download and install the latest version of Wordfast Professional available at:

Yasmin (WF)


Heiko Franz  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:04
Member (2008)
English to German
Uninstalling & Upgrading helped Nov 17, 2011

Hi Yasmin,

Thanks a lot, your suggestion was really helpful! Though I still don't know what the error message was all about, I can now continue working. Perhaps some bug fixing effort has eliminated this issue in the upgraded version of WF Pro?



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