SDL MultiTerm –
Terminology Management

For beginners with basic knowledge of database technology

Part one

Introduction to terminology management

  • What is a concept-oriented termbase?
  • Familiarising yourself with the MultiTerm User Interface
  • Opening and browsing a termbase
  • Types of searches
    • Defining and using filters
  • Editing an existing term
  • Adding a new entry and a synonym
    • Adding a cross-reference and a multimedia file to your entry
  • Deleting entries

Part two

  • Creating termbases from Excel glossaries
    • Preparation and conversion processes
    • Creating a new termbase
    • Adding index and descriptive fields
    • Defining the entry structure
    • Importing the converted Excel glossary
      • Import options
  • Creating input models to facilitate creating and editing entries
  • Termbase export options:
    • Entire termbase
    • Bilingual glossary
    • Creating a dictionary

Termbase maintenance:

  • Searching for and editing specific entries using filters
  • Searching for duplicate terms
  • Merging entries
  • Creating a read-only version of your termbase

Part three

  • Selecting your termbase in an SDL Trados Studio project
  • Active terminology recognition during translation
  • Adding an entry to the termbase
  • Searching the termbase in an SDL Trados Studio project

Questions and answers session


NB: There will be several breaks during an onsite course. On online courses, there will be one break halfway through the 2.5 hours’ session.