Category Archives: dictionaries

Open at heart – Terminology exchange formats in TermStar NXT

Export TermStar dictionaries into different formats TermStar, the terminology management component of Transit NXT, is extremely flexible and open when it comes to importing or exporting terminology. It supports multiple exchange formats and simplifies the import / export routines as … Continue reading

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New terminology extraction in Transit NXT (2 of 2)

Noise and silence In a recent article about terminology extraction, Uwe Muegge states that “the two biggest issues with terminology extraction tools are noise (invalid term candidates) and silence (i.e., missing legitimate term candidates)”. He goes on to say that … Continue reading

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New terminology extraction in Transit NXT (1 of 2)

The new terminology extraction in Transit NXT’s latest Service Pack is a quantum leap to what had been there before. We will therefore dedicate two subsequent tooltips to this new feature and will explain the most important additions and advantages … Continue reading

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Short cuts – Nº 3: Changing case while inserting terms from the dictionary

We are back again with another set of very useful shortcuts!! This time we will see some shortcuts that can be used while translating with dictionaries. You might be aware of the shortcut for inserting a term in the translation … Continue reading

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Including terminology in language variants when packing projects

Welcome to a new tooltip about Transit NXT. This one is specially addressed to project managers, who are the ones likely to be confronted with the issue explained here. Let’s say you have a new project, to translate some documents … Continue reading

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Transferring terms from the dictionary

Welcome to a new tooltip about Transit NXT. This time we will learn how to transfer terms automatically from the dictionary, rather than typing them manually. Having one or more dictionaries has two main advantages: you will not spend time … Continue reading

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Adding terms to the dictionary

Some preliminary considerations Terminology is one of the fundamental elements of specialized discourse, and therefore handling terminology correctly is one of the pillars of a good technical or specialized translation. The source terminology must be correctly identified and the target … Continue reading

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