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How to transfer Microsoft glossary into Multiterm IX
Thread poster: Maria San Martin

Maria San Martin  Identity Verified
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Sep 27, 2005

Hello everyone,

i have a dylemma here. I have just downloaded the Microsoft glossary En-Es and i would like to transfer all the excel files into Trados Multiterm IX (for trados 6.5 Freelance).

Do you have some clear guidelines on how to do this? Has any of you undergone a similar situation before?


Thanks in advance!


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Converting Microsoft glossaries Sep 27, 2005

You should be able to use MultiTerm Convert, which can convert CSV files to termbase import files.

Previous threads:
http://www.proz.com/post/144097
http://www.proz.com/post/201937

More tools for working with Microsoft glossaries:
MSG Browser
MSGloss2TWB
ApSIC Xbench
WinLexic


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Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
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Excel version Sep 27, 2005

You should tell us which Excel version are you using. Multiterm convert works different according to the Excel version used.

Regards

Clarisa


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Excel Sep 27, 2005

There's no need to use Excel at all. Microsoft glossaries are available in CSV format, which is a generic (not Excel-proprietary) format.

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Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
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I didn't know that! Sep 27, 2005

Hynek Palatin wrote:

There's no need to use Excel at all. Microsoft glossaries are available in CSV format, which is a generic (not Excel-proprietary) format.


The MS glossaries I downloaded a long time ago were in Excel format. You've helped me twice in a day! Should I be twice grateful? Nooo, you deserve more than that!

Thanks again

Clarisa


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How to use MultiTerm Convert for CSV files Oct 3, 2005

Hynek Palatin wrote:

You should be able to use MultiTerm Convert, which can convert CSV files to termbase import files.

Previous threads:
http://www.proz.com/post/144097
http://www.proz.com/post/201937

More tools for working with Microsoft glossaries:
MSG Browser
MSGloss2TWB
ApSIC Xbench
WinLexic
I've the related post regarding converting CSV files to termbase import files and have even attempted to use some of the several tools available with no success. Could you or someone explain or point out where the Convert option or tool is located in MultiTerm Convert (is this a part of MultiTerm ix ?)

Thanks...


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Select 'Spreadsheet or database exchange format' Oct 3, 2005

Hi,
I've the related post regarding converting CSV files to termbase import files and have even attempted to use some of the several tools available with no success. Could you or someone explain or point out where the Convert option or tool is located in MultiTerm Convert (is this a part of MultiTerm ix ?)

MT Convert is the conversion tool. This is installed with MTiX 6.2.x or higher. Choose the Spreadsheet or database exchange format option to convert .csv files.

HTH, Ralf


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