Translation Resources

Wildcard Search (TMS)

Wildcards are supported for translation memoryterm base and project searches. Asterisks *, question marks ? and quotes " " are supported in TM and TB search queries with only asterisks and question marks being supported in project searches. The symbol * is limited to five uses and ? to ten.

An asterisk represents zero or more characters in a search expression.


Searching for contract* will find not only contract but also contracts and contractual.

A question mark may be used to represent a single character in a search expression.


Searching for ho?se will find both house and horse.

Quotations will search for the exact phrase.


Searching for "small car" will not find small blue car.

Searching without quotations for small car will return any segments containing the word small or the word car.

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