Wordfast Pro glossary returns "approximate" matches
Thread poster: Hilary Decaumont

Hilary Decaumont  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:00
Member (2013)
French to English
Apr 28, 2015

I have a recent problem in Wordfast Pro that my glossaries seem to be returning approximate matches

For example
In my glossary I entered the French source word "constituant"

In the document I am translating, the source word "constitué" or "constitue" are highlighted as a glossary match for "constituant", which is not correct, although it starts with the same combination of letters.

I have the same issue with "résultant" for "réservant", "requièrent" and "requérant", "expoliter" and "exploits", "déplacements" and "départements" etc.

Have I inadvertently checked a box allowing approximate matches and if so, where?

Thanks for any help


John Daniel
Local time: 11:00
Preferences > Terminology Apr 28, 2015

Hi Hilary,

The check box is in Preferences > Terminology > Enable automatic fuzzy term recognition.

Thank you,



Hilary Decaumont  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:00
Member (2013)
French to English
Problem sorted Apr 28, 2015

John, that's brilliant. Thank you for your help.


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