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Thread poster: Karin Walker
Karin Walker  Identity Verified
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May 13, 2002

Is there any decent FREE or low-cost software for terminology management, possibly even some that\'s compatible with Wordfast? I am still a very basic user of WF, so if the software has a term function, please do excuse the question and put me right.





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Hans Gärtner  Identity Verified
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Excel, Access May 14, 2002

Most Wordfasters use Excel. I am using Access myself. I am not familiar with dedicated terminology management software except Multiterm and find it less flexible than Access.



As usual in computing, the most suitable tool for you is depending on *what* exactly you want to do with your glossaries.



Any database and most spreadsheet software should be adequate, you should search for a low price or free solution suiting your needs. Changing your software should be no problem, as all the programs will import/export the tab separated text files you use for the Wordfast glossaries.


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Maria Asis  Identity Verified
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Maybe you could try Glossy May 20, 2002

Hi!



I haven\'t tried it myself, but I saw this in Google groups. This may help you



http://www.foreignword.com/software/glossy/download.htm



Ma. José



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FarkasAndras
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Dates Mar 16, 2010

The thread is 8 years old. I'm pretty sure WF has terminology now.

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George Hopkins
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WordFinder Mar 17, 2010

I've been using WorFinder for years and wouldn't be without it -- but I seem to be on my own, nobody else on Proz confesses to using it.

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Madeleine MacRae Klintebo  Identity Verified
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I do too Mar 17, 2010

George Hopkins wrote:

I've been using WorFinder for years and wouldn't be without it -- but I seem to be on my own, nobody else on Proz confesses to using it.


Maybe Wordfinder is only a tool which people with a connection to southern Sweden find useful

I use Wordfinder mainly as a dictionary though, and keep a pile of old-fashioned specialised hardware dictionaries nearby.





[Edited at 2010-03-17 22:59 GMT]


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