Importing corpora from CAT tool servers

Prerequisite

You need a working CAT tool server connector.

Importing translation memories or term bases from a CAT tool server

  1. Go to Corpora > Import from CAT tool server.

  2. Choose the server to import resources from.

  3. Choose the type of resource: either translation memories or term bases.
    Term bases can only be imported from memoQ and Memsource.

  4. If the CAT tool is XTM, choosing the language combination and customer is also mandatory.

  5. Select any additional options/filters.

  6. Select one or more groups you want the imported corpora to belong to.

  7. Click Import selected corpora.

Options/filters for listing resources on CAT tool servers

CAT tool type

Mandatory

Optional

CAT tool type

Mandatory

Optional

memoQ

-

  • Source language

  • Target language

Memsource

-

  • Source language

  • Target language

  • Name

  • Business unit

  • Client

  • Domain

  • Subdomain

Smartcat

-

  • Source language

  • Target language

  • Name

XTM

  • Source language

  • Target language

  • Customer

 

Displaying corpora imported from a CAT tool server

When listing corpora, or displaying the overview of an engine, corpora imported from CAT tool servers will have a small icon next to their name indicating their origin:

Updating corpora imported from a CAT tool server

If you have a corpus that you have imported once into Globalese, the next time you import it again (because it has been updated), Globalese will not create a new corpus, but – as long as it can successfully identify the corpus by its ID – will update the existing one.