Multiterm Multilingual export
Thread poster: Mosor
Mosor
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Mar 9, 2009

Hello,

I would like to create a multilingual glossary in five languages but I do not have a term entry for each language. When I execute Multiterm html export the terms are mixed and not in that column the term is dedicated to. Multiterm is just filling in the fields from left to right when a target term of one or more languages is missing.
Does somebody faces the same problem?

Thanks!


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Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
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A bug... Mar 9, 2009

Mosor wrote:

I would like to create a multilingual glossary in five languages but I do not have a term entry for each language. When I execute Multiterm html export the terms are mixed and not in that column the term is dedicated to. Multiterm is just filling in the fields from left to right when a target term of one or more languages is missing.
Does somebody faces the same problem?


Yes, it's a flagrant bug.
The same bug is in the CSV export filter.

You have two workarounds:
- export as xml, then import the xml in Across, then export as CSV (if your termbase definition is complex, you must modify the import definition in Across, a standard termbase will work OK) .
- export as Multiterm 5 using a definition created manually (the default definition exports only the active source and target languages), then you can convert it to XLS using a well known macro from the TW_users yahoo group.

Hereby, I put a virtual red-hot iron rod in the arses of the Multiterm programmers...

Cheers
GG


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Vito Smolej
Germany
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"Hereby, I put a virtual red-hot iron rod ..." Mar 9, 2009

I think they've stopped long ago to feel the pain ...

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FarkasAndras
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macro Mar 9, 2009

Grzegorz Gryc wrote:

- export as Multiterm 5 using a definition created manually (the default definition exports only the active source and target languages), then you can convert it to XLS using a well known macro from the TW_users yahoo group.

Hereby, I put a virtual red-hot iron rod in the arses of the Multiterm programmers...

Cheers
GG

Could you link to or upload said macro?


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Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
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MT5-XLS converter... Mar 9, 2009

FarkasAndras wrote:

Grzegorz Gryc wrote:

- export as Multiterm 5 using a definition created manually (the default definition exports only the active source and target languages), then you can convert it to XLS using a well known macro from the TW_users yahoo group.

Hereby, I put a virtual red-hot iron rod in the arses of the Multiterm programmers...

Could you link to or upload said macro?


http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/TW_users/files/Macros/Macros%20from%20Users/
You must login to enter.

Then download Converter.zip by Sergei Mouraviev.
Enjoy

Cheers
GG


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miran
Local time: 20:14
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Multiterm 5 export definition Sep 28, 2009

Grzegorz Gryc wrote:

- export as Multiterm 5 using a definition created manually (the default definition exports only the active source and target languages).



Do you have this definition in a file form? I tried to modify the default definition but I did not obtain the expected results.

Miran


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Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
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Termbase dependent definitions :( Sep 28, 2009

miran wrote:

Grzegorz Gryc wrote:

- export as Multiterm 5 using a definition created manually (the default definition exports only the active source and target languages).


Do you have this definition in a file form? I tried to modify the default definition but I did not obtain the expected results.


The definition should be made separately for every termbase.
Even if I send you some defintion, it will not work on your termbases.

IMHO the fact that Multiterm is unable to export multilingual termbases by default is a pain in the arse.
Probably the best approach is to export as Trados XML and use an external tool.

Cheers
GG


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