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How to delete a termbase from the termbase catalogue?
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ITtranslations
Seychelles
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Nov 30, 2005

Windows XP
MultiTerm iX, MultiTerm 7


Hello,
I've created several termbases because of problems during the termbase creation but when I try to open a termbase with the Word template for MutiTerm or when I try to add a termbase to a project I get all the useless termbases I created before. How could I delete those termbases from the list. Where are they physically on the harddisk and what kind of files are they? *.mbd? If so, how do I know which one I'm deleting? I've tried deleting some of those MDB files but the termbases still appear in the list...


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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Deleting termbases Nov 30, 2005

In MultiTerm 7: Termbase - Package/Detach Termbase - select termbase and check "Detach termbase". It will be deleted from the central database.

I don't know the central db's name, but I think Ralf mentioned it in another post, try to search the forums.


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ITtranslations
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That simple? Nov 30, 2005

Thanks a lot. That was easy!

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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mtmaster.mdb Nov 30, 2005

Hi Hynek,
I don't know the central db's name, but I think Ralf mentioned it in another post, try to search the forums.

That's mtmaster.mdb, which contains a Termbase list connecting 'friendly names' with the database files.

Bear in mind that damaging mtmaster.mdb may render your termbases inaccessible; therefore, I wouldn't tamper with the database files unless you're really running out of memory...

HTH, Ralf


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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mtmaster.mdb Nov 30, 2005

Hi Ralf,

I knew you would come in.

I wouldn't touch the database directly, I just wanted to give complete info. Well, sort of.


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ITtranslations
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Excellent Nov 30, 2005

Excellent! Thks to both of you.

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Barbara Micheletto
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So good... Nov 30, 2005

someone asked! I myself had been wondering for a long time. Thank you Hynek and Ralf for your advice!
B.


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Nora Diaz  Identity Verified
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Thanks for asking that! Dec 1, 2005

I, too, have been wondering about that, so now I'll know what to do.

Thanks!

Nora


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