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Felix Tip: Step-by-Step Instructions for Adding Excel Glossary

Felix lets you import a translation memory (TM) or glossary straight from Microsoft Excel. Some users were having trouble figuring out how to do this from the manual entry, so here are some step-by-step instructions.

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Open the glossary in Excel

Step 1: Open glossary in Excel
Step 1: Open glossary in Excel

Select the top-left cell (source term) of the glossary.

If you are using Excel 2007 or later, you should be on the Add-ins tab. I like to arrange Felix and Excel/Word as shown in the screenshot.

From the Felix menu, select Add Glossary

Step 2: From the Felix menu, select Add Glossary
Step 2: From the Felix menu, select Add Glossary

The glossary is added to Felix

Step 3: The glossary is added to Felix
Step 3: The glossary is added to Felix

The last pair to be added appears in the Glossary window.

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