How do you delete a term in the term base?
Thread poster: NancyLynn

NancyLynn
Canada
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Jun 12, 2015

Hello all,

I'm translating literally tens of thousands of words in a huge automotive project using MemoQ.

I'm learning about this software as I go!

Now there is a EuroTermBank plugin involved, and the automatic insertion of terms that goes with it.

As you can imagine, there are many, many references to transmissions in this project...hundreds of them. I always get an automatic term insertion here: "automatical".

Automatical? I can't imagine a context where I'd use that particular word. Certainly not automatical transmissionicon_biggrin.gif

How do I delete it forever from my term base?

MTIA


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:26
Finnish to French
Just disable plugin Jun 12, 2015

No need to delete terms, just disable the offending plugin(s):

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Having these plugins enabled by default is one of the stupidest "features" of memoQ IMO (fortunately, there aren't many of them).


 

NancyLynn
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Terminology Plugin Jun 12, 2015

Thank you, Dominique, for your prompt answer.

Your solution seemed right so I took the steps to disable TAUS and something called MyMemory, both by Kilgray, in TM plugins.

The EuroTermBank plugin is under Terminology Plugins.

Great, thanks so much!

[Edited at 2015-06-12 18:09 GMT]


 

Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
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It's really quite simple … Jun 12, 2015

NancyLynn wrote:

Thank you, Dominique, for your prompt answer.

Your solution seemed right so I took the steps to disable TAUS and somthing called MyMemory, both by Kilgray. [you disabled something else, not the EuroTermBank plugin]

Unfortunately, the EuroTermBank plugin isn't in the list for me to disable. [it's under the "Terminology plugins" tab!] (I thought it might be TAUS, but...no changes in TM behaviour after disabling.)

I don't know how to show you, as you've done, but I can tell you everything that can be disabled in the TM plug-ins options has been disabled...and the absurdly non-native English terms continue to pop up in my translation.

Any other ideas?

MTIA

Hi Nancy,

(1) Under "Terminology plugins", you can disable "EuroTermBank plugin"
(2) Under "TM plugins", you can disable "MyMemory plugin" + "TAUS Plugin"

Michael

[Edited at 2015-06-12 18:11 GMT]


 

NancyLynn
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Snap! Jun 12, 2015

Thanks Michael -- we posted the same answer at the same time!

Thanks everybody, problem solved!


 

Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
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:-) Jun 12, 2015

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