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With linked glossaries, a glossary can be dynamically associated with a glossary file. PhraseExpander stores a link to the glossary file, and populates the glossary with all the phrases contained in the specified file.
1.The glossary file can reside on a local or remote machine.
2.All cloud services like Dropbox, GDrive and OneDrive are supported.
3.Linked glossaries can be used to share glossaries among different users in a network.
How to share a glossary
To share a glossary with other people, you need to create a linked glossary:
1.Select the glossary you want to share and click on the "Share Glossary" button.
2.Select the location of the glossary file. This can be a shared folder, or you can use any Cloud sharing application like Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive.
3.The Glossary is now linked to the external file, and changes to the shared glossary will be detected.
You can manage linked glossaries from the Glossaries Tab
Link to a shared glossary
To link to an existing glossary file (with extension .ipglo) and import its contents, you can choose the option Link to External Glossary.
1.Click on the "Link to External Glossary" button.
2.Select the location of the glossary file you want to link to. This can be a shared folder, or you can use any Cloud sharing application like Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive.
Manage linked glossaries
When a glossary is linked, PhraseExpander displays additional buttons to manage the glossary.
The glossary status is displayed when hovering with the mouse on a linked glossary.
You can manage the linked glossary from the Linked Glossaries section in the Glossaries tab, or by right-clicking on the glossary.
Glossary status icons
The status of each glossary is displayed by its icon.