Resource Console - Term bases

A term base is a database that contains pairs of words or expressions (together: terms) in several languages. Each term represents an object or a concept. A term can have a definition, an example, and an image, as well as many other details about the object and also about the term itself. In translation, term bases are used like a glossary where you can look for terms that are relevant to your translation work.

A term base is multilingual: One term base can work with all languages in a project, even if the project has two or more target languages. The term base must include every language of the project. If you add a term base to the project, memoQ will add missing languages.

To learn more about adding a term base to a project: See the documentation articles about the Project home - Term bases and memoQ online project - Term bases windows.

How to get here

  1. In the top left corner of the memoQ window, click the Resource console Resource console icon. icon. The Resource console window opens.
  2. Under Resource, click Term bases. The Term bases pane appears.

    Resource console window showing list of resources on the left with term base selected from the list. On the center-right, there are filters you can use to search for your term base; below, there's a term base list, at the bottom, there are functional links, as well as the Close and Help buttons.

What can you do?

When you finish

To work with another type of resource: Under Resource, choose another category.

To return to your work: Switch to the memoQ main window. Press and hold down Alt, and press Tab, until you get to the memoQ main window. Or, on the Windows taskbar, click the memoQ icon, then click the memoQ main window. The Resource Console stays open.

Or, you can close the Resource Console: Click Close.

If you opened a translation memory, a term base, or a LiveDocs document for editing: Switch to the memoQ main window (or close the Resource console), and then go to the editor tab.