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Thread poster: Elena Ivanova

Elena Ivanova  Identity Verified
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Oct 19, 2006

Does anyone know, whether it is possible or not to import third-party dictionaries (such as Promt or Lingvo) to Multiterm? Or to trados TM?
I was told, Trados can somehow use those dictionaries, but I can't find out how to make it use them.

Thanks in advance.


[Edited at 2006-10-19 10:50]

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xxxDane  Identity Verified
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Trying that too Oct 19, 2006


[Edited at 2006-10-19 14:27]

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Peter Linton  Identity Verified
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AFAIK, No Oct 19, 2006

As far as I know, it is not possible to link third-party dictionaries directly to Trados.

The only option is to export the data and create an import file in the correct format for Trados. However, most dictionaries do not allow that.

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Vito Smolej
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My dream is ... Oct 19, 2006

to know enough about the MultiTerm API to add those dictionaries to the stuff I have available locally (ie via Acess) in MultiTerm. ie without having to copy and transcribe and Convert and... you know... Just posting the request to the URL and formatting the response so that it gets through to where I can "Get Current Term". I have been looking (now and then) around for hints, but so far pretty much radio silence...

Whoever would spend his or her time on devising it, could retire rich in 6 months - just think of all MultiTerm users, who have to plug extra into for instance...

But, to quote Peter, AFAIK No (sg).



[Edited at 2006-10-19 20:55]

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Elena Ivanova  Identity Verified
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Eeeeeh. Oct 19, 2006

Thanks for your reply.

Let's believe, dreams come true some day

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Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
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Probably possible with a macro program like MacroMaker Oct 22, 2006


I believe it is possible, using a macro program like MacroMaker (free, available here: Here is a suggestion I found:

HTH, Dominique

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