Add new term to more than one TermBase
Thread poster: Ben Senior

Ben Senior  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:55
German to English
Mar 29, 2015

Does anyone know how when adding new terms to a TermBase to simultaneously add the term to two or more termbases? When I do a "Quick Add New Term" it only adds the term to the default termbase. I have two termbases currently attached to the project that are not always used together and I want the new terms in both of them.




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I would like to be able to do this, too. Mar 31, 2015

I have used other CAT programs where this is an option. It's useful if you keep a "master" glossary and also glossaries specific to a certain project or client.


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United Kingdom
Local time: 16:55
Not possible... Mar 31, 2015

... out of the box. But you could use something like the Glossary Plugin from the SDL OpenExchange to add terms to a new termbase altogether (only a couple of clicks to create this) and then at the end of the Project export the terms from this new termbase so they can be imported into the others. So work with three during the job and updated from the Project Termbase when done.

Might make it simple to manage at least.


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Ben Senior  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:55
German to English
The solution works fine. Apr 1, 2015

Thanks Paul,

I suppose I could have done it manually by creating a temporary Termbase, but it is so much easier with the Glossary Plug-in.

Your help is appreciated.

Best regards.


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