Glossary making
Thread poster: Carole Vauthrin
Carole Vauthrin
France
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Jun 9, 2008

Hello
Apart from Excel, do you recommend any tool to make a glossary about a specific subject ?
Thanks


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Sebastian Abbo
Local time: 22:18
French to English
Lingo 4.0 for the creation of subject specific glossaries Jun 9, 2008

Hi Carole,

You could try Lingo 4.0 Terminology Management System

Lingo 4.0 is a standalone easy to use terminology management system that allows creation and management of multilingual dictionaries in any language combinations. It is ideal for the creation of subject specific glossaries. Unlike a spreadsheet application or Word, it can easily handle very large amounts of data. It is Unicode compatible and can import and export XML (TMX) and text files, making it compatible with most CAT tools. Also, it is not very expensive.

A 30 day evaluation version is available at:

http://www.lexicool.com/soft_lingo2.asp

Regards,

Sebastian Abbo
Oxyka SARL - lexicool.com
France


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Per Magnus  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:18
English to Norwegian
Xbench Jun 9, 2008

Try Xbench from ApSIC - it is a marvelous tool.

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Maria Karra  Identity Verified
United States
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Lingo 4.0 Terminology Management System - price Jun 9, 2008

Sebastian Abbo wrote:
Also, it is not very expensive.

According to their website the tool costs 89.90 Euros.
Maria


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Reed James
Chile
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Spanish to English
Great software Jun 9, 2008

Sebastian Abbo wrote:

Hi Carole,

You could try Lingo 4.0 Terminology Management System

Lingo 4.0 is a standalone easy to use terminology management system that allows creation and management of multilingual dictionaries in any language combinations. It is ideal for the creation of subject specific glossaries. Unlike a spreadsheet application or Word, it can easily handle very large amounts of data. It is Unicode compatible and can import and export XML (TMX) and text files, making it compatible with most CAT tools. Also, it is not very expensive.

A 30 day evaluation version is available at:

http://www.lexicool.com/soft_lingo2.asp

Regards,

Sebastian Abbo
Oxyka SARL - lexicool.com
France


I am very happy with this software and use it every day.


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Maria Amorim  Identity Verified
Sweden
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Swedish to Portuguese
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Good Tool Jun 10, 2008

I also use Lingo 4.0 everyday and I find it a useful and simple tool. When I bought it, one and a half year ago, it was not expensive.

There is only one limitation when I use it as my Swedish-Portuguese glossary: the words that begin with the letters å, ä, ö, don’t come out in the proper (Swedish) alphabet order when I print the glossary. This is not a big problem as most of my searches are done directly in the computer and not in a printed copy. And may be there is some option in the software to solve this which I am not aware.


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Carole Vauthrin
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Thanks Jun 10, 2008

thank you very much for your help !

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