Convert Multiterm glossary to text file
Thread poster: Gabriela Hebin

Gabriela Hebin  Identity Verified
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Mar 23, 2003

Is there any way to convert a Multiterm 5.0 glossary into a text file?

Thanks in advance!


Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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Open it in Wordfast Mar 23, 2003

Download a free test version of Wordfast at Open the MultiTerm file as a Wordfast glossary.




David Daduč
Czech Republic
Local time: 10:35
English to Czech
Use Wordfast Mar 23, 2003

Wordfast ( automatically creates a TXT file from an MTW file.

I believe even an unregistered version of Wordfast will do this.


Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
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You can do it using Trados! Mar 23, 2003

I\'m sorry this help is, sometimes in Spanish, but I wouldn\'t know how to do it in English.

When requested, remember to use the definition: Backup.mdx (to export all fields in .txt)

What you have to do first, is to locate the file \"Backup.mdx\" (You can do it using the search function of the explorer).

Mine is at:

C:\\Archivos de programa\\TRADOS\\T5_FL\\TT

1) Open the desired term base.

2) Go to \"menú Archivo\", select \"Definir exportación\".

3) Select \"UPLOAD\" (or \"CARGAR\"). If you don\'t see the file \"backup.mdx\" inmediately, please go to \"Browse\" and locate the file \"backup.mdx\". Accept it, and close the window.

4) Go back to \"Menú Archivo\" and select \"Exportar todas las entradas\". Select the location of the resulting file (you will have to name it) and that\'s all!


Clarisa Moraña

(note: Parte de la ayuda en pantalla de MultiTerm 5. Copyright (c) 2001 TRADOS Ireland Ltd., Dublín (Irlanda).)


Gabriela Hebin  Identity Verified
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Local time: 04:35
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Thank you all Mar 24, 2003

Thank you all for your input. In fact, the translators who needed to see the glossary are using WordFast, so they followed that procedure.

WordFast seems to be a pretty good program. Makes me wonder why the heck we are all so stuck on Trados.

Merci, gracias, thank you!


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