You may want to add a term base (TB) to your project as well as a translation memory (TM). Adding a TB to a project is similar to adding a TM.
What is a term base?
A term base is a glossary or database of terms that helps maintain terminology consistency in your translations.
Step 1: To create a term base, you can either use the New button on the Term Bases page or use the plus sign in the left-hand navigation panel.
Step 2: Fill in the following mandatory fields:
- Languages - Unlike translation memories or projects, term bases are not created for specific language pairs.
Step 3: Click the Create button at the bottom to complete the setup of your term base.
Step 4: Existing term bases can be imported into Memsource using TBX or XLSX file formats. Simply open the desired term base and use the Import button.
You can create a term base from scratch using an Excel spreadsheet with appropriate language codes in the first row and each column representing the different languages.
Step 5: To use the term base in a project, simply navigate to the project in question and click Select to attach the appropriate TB. You can learn more about working with projects in Lesson 1.
Step 6: With the term base attached, anyone working on jobs from that project in either Memsource Web Editor or Memsource Desktop Editor can access the terminology available in the term base.
Step 7: You can also add new terms to a term base from either Memsource Web Editor or Memsource Desktop Editor by selecting Tools > Add Term.
To see a demo of this process, watch the video below.
|Lesson 2: How to Create and Manage Translation Memories||Lesson 4: How to Create and Manage Users|