International Translation Day 2018

Join for a FREE event September 25-26th celebrating International Translation Day! 50+ hours of content, Chat, Live Q&A & more. Join 1,000's of linguists from around the globe as celebrates International Translation Day.

Click for Full Participation

False error from Terminology Verifier (Trados Studio 2014 and previous versions)
Thread poster: Constanza Toro

Constanza Toro  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:22
Member (2009)
English to Spanish
+ ...
Jul 15, 2015

When I am translating I insert the target term from the termbase, however I am getting an error saying that the "Target segment does not contain the translated term for..."

The subsecuente segment contain the same term and the terminology verifier is working fine, that is to say, it is never detecting a false error as in the previous segment.

In Project Configuration -> Terminology Verifier -> Verification Settings:
- The box "Check for possible non-usage of target terms" is checked
- And the Minimum match value = 100% says:
Check for possible non-usage of the target terms: Select this to check source segments are for known terms. Where a term is found, the corresponding target segment is examined to ensure that the correct term translation (from the termbase) has been used)
Minimum match value: This value expresses the minimum acceptable degree of similarity between the terminology in the source segment and the matching terminology found in MultiTerm using fuzzy match search techniques. The higher the value, the more similar the terms must be.

I already tried:

1) Delete the entry from the termbase, run the Terminology Verifier and get no error (off course!)
Then I insert the term again into de the termbase from the same source and target segments and I get the error again

2) I cut and pasted the target term form the subsecuente segment, and I still get the same error

3) I tried with Minimum match value = 70%, 50%, 30%, etc..., and I still get the same error

Thanks in advance for your help!


Gabriel Catalan  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:22
English to Spanish
Terminolody Verifier settings Nov 7, 2017

Hi, hope you solved the issue.
I have the same but only able so reduce its impact changing Terminology Verifier Settings.


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

False error from Terminology Verifier (Trados Studio 2014 and previous versions)

Advanced search

BaccS – Business Accounting Software
Modern desktop project management for freelance translators

BaccS makes it easy for translators to manage their projects, schedule tasks, create invoices, and view highly customizable reports. User-friendly, integration, community-driven development – a few reasons BaccS is trusted by translators!

More info »
Manage your TMs and Terms ... and boost your translation business

Are you ready for something fresh in the industry? TM-Town is a unique new site for you -- the freelance translator -- to store, manage and share translation memories (TMs) and glossaries...and potentially meet new clients on the basis of your prior work.

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search