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How to E-mail a Multiterm ix database
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Ana Ramirez  Identity Verified
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Aug 5, 2005

Multiterm 6.2.0.287
Microsoft Windows version 5.1

I have been unsuccessfully trying to email a local Multiterm ix database. I am not sure if this is possible. Do I have to always send the excel document and the *.xdt termbase definition so the other person can recreate the termbase?
Is there any other way I can just send the termbase and open it in another computer without recreating it each time?

Do the features “attach/detach” have to do something with it?

Thank a lot,
Ana


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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.xdt & .xml- export or replicate the directory Aug 5, 2005

Hi Ana,
Do I have to always send the excel document and the *.xdt termbase definition so the other person can recreate the termbase?

When using e-mail, sending an export is usually best, given the file size. In addition to the termbase definition (.xdt), you need to run an export (.xml), which you can then compress using WinZip, for example. (This assumes that the recipient uses MTiX as well, of course).

Is there any other way I can just send the termbase and open it in another computer without recreating it each time?

You could send the Access files that contain the termbase; however, MTiX uses different naming conventions: a separate database called MTMaster.mdb contains a table linking the 'friendly name' (which you assign to each termbase) to filenames. Never delete this database; any changes should be made with utmost care.

I regularly replicate my termbases between my desktop and the laptop by duplicating the entire Termbase directory - this requires an identical path structure on both machines.

Best regards,
Ralf


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Ana Ramirez  Identity Verified
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MTiX different naming conventions Aug 6, 2005

Thanks for your response i did not know about the different naming conventions. That will be very useful.
Thanks a lot
Ana



Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi Ana,
Do I have to always send the excel document and the *.xdt termbase definition so the other person can recreate the termbase?

When using e-mail, sending an export is usually best, given the file size. In addition to the termbase definition (.xdt), you need to run an export (.xml), which you can then compress using WinZip, for example. (This assumes that the recipient uses MTiX as well, of course).

Is there any other way I can just send the termbase and open it in another computer without recreating it each time?

You could send the Access files that contain the termbase; however, MTiX uses different naming conventions: a separate database called MTMaster.mdb contains a table linking the 'friendly name' (which you assign to each termbase) to filenames. Never delete this database; any changes should be made with utmost care.

I regularly replicate my termbases between my desktop and the laptop by duplicating the entire Termbase directory - this requires an identical path structure on both machines.

Best regards,
Ralf


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