Most common errors of LanguageTool Plugin for SDL Trados Studio

LanguageTool Plugin most common errors

Most common errors related to the installation and use of the LanguageTool Plugin

I’m aware that the LanguageTool Plugin setup can be a bit tricky for some users. I’m working on this and I hope that future versions will have a dedicated installer that will guide you through the setup process.

However, at this point I would like to remind you that Java 8 and LanguageTool for offline use are required for the correct operation of the LanguageTool Plugin.

Detailed description of setup process you can find here:

If you have any problems with the LanguageTool Plugin I kindly encourage you to contact me by e-mail or report problems on SDL Community forum. I will be happy to answer all the questions and try to solve the problems.


Symptom: The system cannot find the file specified

When Server Only is selected on the LanguageTool Server Settings tab.

Cause: Java is not installed on your computer. The LanguageTool Plugin requires Java 8 and LanguageTool for offline use to work properly. See plug-in technical requirements section in SDL App Store.

Solution: Please install Java. Go to the https://www.java.com/pl/download/. Download and install Java 8. Detailed description of installation you can find here:


Symptom: LanguageTool server is not available.

When other option than Server Only is selected on the LanguageTool Server Settings tab.

Cause 1: Java is not installed on your computer. The LanguageTool Plugin requires Java 8 and LanguageTool for offline use to work properly. See plug-in technical requirements section in SDL App Store.

Solution: Please install Java. Go to the https://www.java.com/pl/download/. Download and install Java 8. Detailed description of installation you can find here:

OR

Cause 2: There is no LanguageTool for offline use or path in the LanguageTool Path is incorrect. The LanguageTool Plugin requires Java 8 and LanguageTool for offline use to work properly. See plug-in technical requirements section in SDL App Store.

Solution: Please go to the https://www.languagetool.org. Download and unzip Desktop version for offline use. Then make sure the correct path to the languagetool_server.jar has been entered in the LanguageTool Path field.


 

 

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