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Microsoft Glossaries [only available for download to paid-up subscribers to MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network)]

free online search of Microsoft Glossaries and other multilingual dictionary engines

In November of 2003, Microsoft released new versions with material from Office and Windows XP, Windows 2003, and many other products for most languages (including Spanish, Italian, Finnish, Polish, Danish, Hungarian, Greek, Czech, Hindi, Iberian Portuguese, Latin American Portuguese, Thai, German, Turkish, Slovenian, Slovak, French, Dutch, Korean, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Swedish, Arabic, Hebrew, and Norwegian).

However, until a few days ago the Greek folder (and many others) only contained 2MBs of files which is a small fraction of what it should contain. After contacting Microsoft Hellas I am happy to inform you that this folder has been updated and you can now download the latest versions of Microsoft Glossaries.

I would like to express my gratitude to Microsoft Hellas Customer Service Deparment and especially Mr Χείλαρης whose e-mail I quote:

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Κύριε Δόικα,

Ευχαριστούμε για το ηλεκτρονικό σας μήνυμα με ημερομηνία 09/11/2004.

Σχετικά με το θέμα σας, στη διεύθυνση που αναφέρετε προστέθηκαν τα ενημερωμένα αρχεία για τα ελληνικά γλωσσάρια. Ευχαριστούμε πολύ για την ενημέρωση.

Με εκτίμηση,
Δημήτρης Χείλαρης
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Relevant Links

All dictionaries
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/msdn/newup/Glossary/

Greek dictionaries
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/msdn/newup/Glossary/Greek.zip
(ATTENTION: This is a 20 MB download!!)

Here is the full file list included in this package:


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Greek

The glossaries included in the previous MSDN release that are still valid:
gr_smu20.csv System Management Server 2.0 (client)
gr_oex51.csv Outlook Express 5.1
gr_wme.csv Windows Millennium Edition
ell-grc-csv-WindowsXP1.csv Windows XP first part
ell-grc-csv-WindowsXP2.csv Windows XP second part
ell-grc-csv-MDAC27.csv Microsoft Data Access Components 2.7
ell-grc-csv-BusinessContactManager10.csv Business Contact Manager 1.0
ell-grc-csv-ExchangeServer2003SP3.csv Exchange Server 2003 SP3
ell-grc-csv-FaxServer.csv Fax Server
ell-grc-csv-InternetExplorer6.csv Internet Explorer 6.0
ell-grc-csv-MediaPlayer90.csv Windows Media Player 9.0
ell-grc-csv-Messenger46.csv Windows Messenger 4.6
ell-grc-csv-MicrosoftMessageQueuingServer30.csv Microsoft Message Queuing Server 3.0
ell-grc-csv-MovieMaker20.csv Movie maker 2.0
ell-grc-csv-WindowsServer2003.csv Windows Server 2003 MUI
ell-grc-csv-Bluetooth.csv Bluetooth
ell-grc-csv-InternetInformationServices51.csv Internet Information Services 5.1

New glossaries added in this MSDN release:


ell-grc-csv-Access2003.csv Access 2003
ell-grc-csv-Excel2003.csv Excel 2003
ell-grc-csv-FrontPage2003.csv FrontPage 2003
ell-grc-csv-InfoPath2003.csv InfoPath 2003
ell-grc-csv-MicrosoftOfficeSharePointPortalServer2003.csv SharePoint Portal Server 2003
ell-grc-csv-MicrosoftWindowsSharePointServices2003.csv SharePoint Services 2003
ell-grc-csv-NETFramework11.csv NET Framework 1.1
ell-grc-csv-Office2003_shared.csv Office 2003
ell-grc-csv-Outlook2003.csv Outlook 2003
ell-grc-csv-OutlookWebAccess2003SP1.csv Outlook Web Access 2003 SP1
ell-grc-csv-PowerPoint2003.csv PowerPoint 2003
ell-grc-csv-Project11.csv Project 11
ell-grc-csv-Publisher2003.csv Publisher 2003
ell-grc-csv-Word2003.csv Word 2003
« Last Edit: 31 Dec, 2010, 12:16:52 by spiros »


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Microsoft ftp access to be discontinued
« Reply #1 on: 28 Jan, 2005, 15:51:05 »
It appears that the glossaries (currently available from ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/msdn/newup/Glossary/) as well as other downloadable files from Microsoft will not be accessible via ftp from May 1st, 2005.

I received the following message when I logged in with WS_FTP:

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We will be turning off ftp.microsoft.com on May 1st, 2005.
Please use the Download Center: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads
Thank you.

I did not yet find the glossaries under http://www.microsoft.com/downloads. Let's wait and see...

Here is another Microsoft page giving access some of its dictionaries http://www.microsoft.com/resources/glossary/default.mspx
« Last Edit: 28 Jan, 2005, 15:52:37 by spiros »

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #2 on: 24 Sep, 2005, 13:40:46 »
Where exactly and how should I install these glossaries?
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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #3 on: 24 Sep, 2005, 15:07:14 »
You do not "install" these dictionaries. They are in csv format (can be opened with Excel or a text editor). You can use one of the many tools to search in them.

See the
Find, Search/Replace Tools, Search Multiple Glossaries Tools (ie Microsoft) category in http://www.translatum.gr/dics/translation-tools.htm

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #4 on: 17 Mar, 2007, 12:57:42 »
The new Microsoft Translation Glossaries are available to paid-up subscribers to MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network).

The Microsoft Glossaries have now been renamed as the Microsoft Translation Glossaries, which makes clearer what they are. And I am delighted to say that people or companies with an MSDN subscription can now download the latest versions from the Microsoft Developer Network web site. Here's how to find them:

   1. Sign in to MSDN using your username and password.
   2. Click on MSDN Professional Downloads and Product Keys.
   3. In the left pane, click on Tools, SDKs and DDKs.
   4. Scoot down the list in the left pane until you see Microsoft Translation Glossaries.



To provide users with more up-to-date terminology, Microsoft has replaced the glossary content that was previously posted to the Microsoft ftp site with a more concise document (CSV format) that is easier to use.

This new CSV file contains over 14,000 English terms (about 7000 translated into Greek) plus the translations of the terms for up to 45 different languages. Microsoft provides the Microsoft terminology data to allow their customers, ISVs, and partners to have a more consistent user experience across the products they are using and developing.

For more information, please visit:
www.microsoft.com/globaldev/tools/MILSGlossary.mspx
« Last Edit: 17 Mar, 2007, 13:01:08 by spiros »

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #5 on: 29 Mar, 2007, 07:39:36 »
έχει κανείς mirror από το ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/developr/msdn/newup/Glossary/Greek.zip ?


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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #6 on: 18 Jun, 2010, 23:23:57 »
Αυτά πλέον ισχύουν, δεν ισχύουν; Τι ακριβώς συμβαίνει;
Ψάχνω και δεν τα βρίσκω πουθενά να είναι φανερά.

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #8 on: 19 Jun, 2010, 01:37:40 »
(Στραβομάρα..) Ευχαριστώ :)

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #9 on: 28 Jun, 2010, 12:45:44 »
Παρακαλώ, να 'σαι καλά!

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #10 on: 28 Jun, 2010, 13:42:51 »
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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #11 on: 28 Jun, 2010, 13:44:19 »
Εύκολη αναζήτηση πάνω-δεξιά στο φόρουμ: Microsoft glossaries.

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Re: New versions of Microsoft Glossaries!
« Reply #12 on: 28 Jun, 2010, 13:59:12 »
Για όσους θέλουν να χρησιμοποιούν ακόμα τα αρχεία CSV, διευκολύνει πάρα πολύ το εργαλείο Examine32.

http://www.examine32.com/

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