How do I make DVX3 search "terms inside of the terms"?
Thread poster: Evergray

Evergray
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:34
May 15, 2017

Greetings everyone

I've been using DVX3 for a while now but I'm still having some questions regarding its functionality.
The main issue is that Deja can't "see" terms inside of words. I guess that sounds confusing, so here's and example.

I put term "ward" into Terminology database. Then I encounter word "award" but DVX3 can't see a match in this case (and that would be great in most of the cases since these are different words, but I NEED it to find such matches, even if that leads to "false" results).

MemoQ and Trados work fine in such situations, but I prefer to work with DVX3.

Could you help me please? Any advices on how to make it work that way?

[Edited at 2017-05-16 12:04 GMT]


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Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
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switch on fuzzy recognition for termbases May 16, 2017

Evergray wrote:

Greetings everyone

I've been using DVX3 for a while now but I'm still having some questions regarding its functionality.
The main issue is that Deja can't "see" terms inside of words. I guess that sounds confusing, so here's and example.

I put term "ward" into Terminology database. Then I encounter word "award" but DVX3 can't see a match in this case (and that would be great in most of the cases since these are different words, but I NEED it to find such matches, even if that leads to "false" results).

MemoQ and Trados work fine in such situations, but I prefer to work with DVX3.

Could you help me please? Any advices on how to make it work that way?

[Edited at 2017-05-16 06:17 GMT]


You need to switch on fuzzy recognition for termbases. You can then also adjust the percentage.

Michael

File > Options > Translation > Termbase options > Enable fuzzy terminology matches
Minimum score: 0%–100%

[Edited at 2017-05-16 09:08 GMT]


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Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
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prefix matching supported? May 16, 2017

I am not sure about it, but I think prefix matching is not supported.

If "migration" is in TB, then it will find migrations, migrational, migrationist, migrator but not immigration. Prefix matching is essential in some languages.


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Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
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think yr right May 16, 2017

Selcuk Akyuz wrote:

I am not sure about it, but I think prefix matching is not supported.

If "migration" is in TB, then it will find migrations, migrational, migrationist, migrator but not immigration. Prefix matching is essential in some languages.


Just read yr suggested Idea over @ https://dejavu.uservoice.com/forums/111241-déjà-vu-ideas/suggestions/19293718-prefix-matching-for-terms-in-asr … and realised I might not have been entirely correct there. Indeed, I don't think DVX's fuzziness includes prefix matching.

Michael


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Epameinondas Soufleros  Identity Verified
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Many years in the making May 16, 2017

Several years ago, someone from Atril told me that they would soon implement a solution better than memoQ's, which wouldn't require the use of asterisks (*) or pipes (|). I suppose it is still in the making and it will be one of the "mind-blowing" features that will come "soon" and that even Atril's community manager doesn't know yet.

[Edited at 2017-05-16 11:29 GMT]


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