Wordfast Pro: Microsoft Word preview doesn't work (anymore)
Thread poster: Luigi D'Acunzo

Luigi D'Acunzo
Local time: 10:05
English to Italian
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Nov 19, 2015

After I finish to translate a TXML file, I used to press the "Preview in MS Word" button in order to get a preview in Word, but now suddenly this function doesn't work anymore. When I use the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+P I get the warning

""Preview in MS Word" did not complete normally. Please see the log for more information. Problem while creating preview word document."

The weird thing is that it used to work with my demo version and it stopped to work after I licensed the program, but maybe this is only a coincidence.
My configuration: Wordfast Pro 3.4.5, Windows 10 and Office 365 15.0.4771 (Office 2013)
Any suggestion is welcomed.

[Modificato alle 2015-11-19 13:31 GMT]


Sabine Winter  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 20:05
Member (2007)
English to German
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Works fine for me Nov 20, 2015

Hi Luigi,

I just tried this with my set-up to see what happens (I also have the fully licensed WF Pro 3.4.5 version, but still Windows XP and MS Office 2007) - works fine both via the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+P as well as via the menu options.
No idea why this happens on your end. You might want to submit a support request to Wordfast (and send them the error log), if you haven't done so already. They usually respond fairly quickly and are really helpful.


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