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What is the SMART Lexicon Manager?

Lexicon ManagerThe SMART Lexicon Manager is a software tool to manage terminology for Controlled English, Simplified Technical English and Plain English.

How the Lexicon Manager works

Click the Demo button to see the two simple screens for the Lexicon Manager input.

Screen 1: Gathers the information for the technical dictionaries. This screen includes fields for noun plurals, abbreviations, adverbs, adjectives and verb conjugations.

Screen 2: Gathers the information for the synonyms or reverse dictionary. For best results, users can add as many valid synonyms as possible.

Dictionary Customization

SMART recommends the formation of an informal Terminology Committee to control additional terms suggested by writers.

New terms are collected in a Temporary Dictionary feature from either the MAXitServer or the MAXit Checker clients. After the new terms are reviewed, they are added to the main dictionaries through the SMART Lexicon Manager.  We offer conversion services for custom word lists.

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For small projects, SMART offers a Dictionary Service Pack. The customer sends their word lists to SMART by email. SMART returns the updated customer dictionaries within 24 hours. This service is ideal to expand the dictionaries provided in the Starter Kit.

Features of the Lexicon Manager

• An easy-to-use point and click interface.
• A knowledge of linguistics is not needed.
• Fast entry of terms (seconds per term).
• Ability to review and search dictionaries.
• Preview panels to check plurals and verbs.
• One compressed format for all platforms.
• A report feature tracks all changes.
• Automatic backup for recovery.
• Functions to write dictionaries in HTML or
  WORD formats for Web or mobiles.
• Ability to import from Microsoft Access,
  SDL/Trados, Oracle databases and lists.
• Ability to add 100 linguistic variables,
  including multiple parts of speech.
• Ability to add special rules for liability.
• Entries for British and American spellings.
• Easy entry of compound nouns and terms.
• Ability to enter phrasal verbs.
• Linguistic markers for head word entries.
• Automatic verb conjugation from tables.
• Linguistic tags and hints added to make
  the MAXit Checker more accurate.
• Internal guidance and look-ahead logic.
• Fast update for changes and deletions.
• Automatic distribution of dictionaries to
  users from one central server.
• On-line help with linguistic examples.
• Ability to have ONE set of dictionaries
  for global engineering standards.
• Ability to print terms by part of speech.
• Reverse dictionary entries have common
  corrections, example receive, receive.
  Six entries added for context corrections.
• Ability to add computer messages, labels,
  field names, trademarks and place names.
• Ability to link to the SMART Text Miner.
• Ability to enter long and short form
  abbreviations with typographical style.
• Rules to test adjectives used as verbs.
• Rules to test nouns used as verbs.
• Rules for six noun capitalization styles.
• User prompts to prevent errors.
• Definition field to help with meanings.