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The memoQ application menu (also referred to as Application menu or the memoQ tab) contains commands that you can use to manage your memoQ environment. This menu may be familiar from Microsoft Office applications.


How to begin

This window opens automatically when you start memoQ. In order to return to the Dashboard, you need to close a project. Click the memoQ application menu icon () to open the memoQ application menu.


Choose a category to display further options.

My memoQ: Displays the serial number, the active edition, and the full version number of your copy of memoQ. In addition, this is the place where you can activate memoQ, memoQ server (if there is one on the same computer), and change your serial number. In My memoQ, you can also check for updates, and connect your copy of memoQ to your Language Terminal account.

New Project: Displays commands and options to create a new project in memoQ.

Open Project: Open a recent project, or browse for one in your folders (click Open project for that). The project will open in Project home, along with all document tabs that were open the last time. In the list, click the desired project first.

Close Project: Closes the project that is currently open. This works only if a project is already open.

Save All or Save Current Document: Ensures that all changes be saved to the project database. Normally, you should not need this command because memoQ saves everything automatically. This works only if a project is already open.

Resources: Displays the Resources pane where you can open the Resource console, update remote resources that you use from memoQ servers, and look at the status of LiveDocs corpora that memoQ may be indexing.

Open Background Tasks...: Displays the Background tasks window, indicating how background operations are progressing (e.g., the download and update of remote resources, or importing and exporting translation memories or term bases). In the Background tasks window, you can stop any of the tasks and check system messages.

Open Communication Window...: Displays the Communication tab where you can exchange messages with your teammates in the translation team or post comments. This works only if an online project is already open.

Restore Connection to Server: If the connection to the memoQ server is lost while you are working on an online project, this command will attempt to restore the connection. When the connection is lost, memoQ indicates this with a red lightning sign on the status bar.

Options: Displays commands to open the Options dialog where you can configure almost all settings of memoQ, as well as the Proxy settings command that helps you activate memoQ through a proxy server. In addition, you can configure the Zen mode of memoQ.

Help: Displays links where you can get more information about memoQ.

Exit: Click Exit to close memoQ.