Advanced glossary settings

The glossary consists of entries, each of which includes terms and additional fields: comments, definitions, usage examples, status, etc. Such fields can refer to different levels of information in a glossary entry: all of the terms at once, terms in one of the languages, or a particular term.

To add fields to a glossary, hit Advanced.

For your convenience Smartcat has predefined fields – these are the most commonly used fields when working with terminology. You will find these fields under the System Fields tab.

To add a field, select the level of information (entry, language, or term), then select a field from the list and press the Add to List button.

If you don’t find the field you need among the predefined fields, you can create your own on the Custom Fields tab.

Select the level for the field: General info, Language, or Term. Specify the field name and its type. You can specify a default value and add a comment. If necessary, check the Required field box—in this case you will be able to add the terms to a glossary only if you fill this field out.

Once you create a new field, press the Add to List button to add it to the glossary. After specifying the necessary information, press Save.

The new glossary page will open. You can add terms to this glossary, import glossaries from XLSX files, enable it on your projects and use when working with a text.

Keep in mind that the columns with terms in different languages in a glossary are arranged alphabetically; however, all languages in a glossary are equal in status: a glossary can be used in projects with these languages no matter which of them is the original language.

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