Displaying Full Texts and Abbreviations in SLPP

Use

Transaction SLPP enables you to find the following texts:

·        The full text(s) to which an abbreviation is assigned

·        Abbreviation(s) that exist for a source text

Prerequisites

Abbreviations are monolingual. This means you can enter the abbreviation, or full text, in either of the text fields in transaction SLPP. However, you must make sure you choose the correct language and search pushbutton.

If, however, you then want to edit the proposal pool, you need to enter the source and target languages of the proposal pool in question in the correct language fields, and enter the abbreviation / full text in the correct Text field.

Procedure

Finding the Full Text(s) for an Abbreviation

You can use this procedure to find the full texts to which an abbreviation is assigned.

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       1.      Depending on whether you are interested in the source or target language, enter the abbreviation in the correct Text field.

       2.      Choose the appropriate Find Full Text pushbutton.

A dialog box appears that contains the full text(s) to which this abbreviation is assigned.

Finding the Abbreviation(s) for a Full Text

You can use this procedure to find the abbreviations assigned to a full text.

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       1.      Depending on whether you are interested in the source or target language, enter the full text in the correct Text field.

       2.      Choose the appropriate Find Abbreviation pushbutton.

A dialog box appears that contains the abbreviations(s) assigned to the full text.

Result

To display the proposal pool for one of the texts listed in the dialog box, double-click the text and choose F8. For more information, see Accessing a Proposal Pool Entry in SLPP.

Example

In the German ® English proposal pool, you want to find English full texts for which Appl. has been defined as an abbreviation.

       1.      In transaction SLPP, enter deDE in the Language field in the Source group box. Enter enUS in the Language field in the Target group box.

       2.      In the Text field in the Target group box, enter Appl.

       3.      Choose Find Full Text.

A dialog box appears, listing all of the full texts for which Appl. is available as an abbreviation.

See also:

Editing Abbreviations in SLPP