[en] Acrolinx can discover terms in your content that you might want to add to your terminology. These discovered terms appear in a number of places:
[en] You can configure the following:
[en] Who can discover terms
[en] To discover terms, a writer needs the privilege Discover Terms.
[en] Who can contribute terms
[en] To contribute terms, a writer needs the privilege Contribute Terms.
[en] Especially, for Acrolinx Platform versions older than 2019.03, you might need to enable Term Discovery with a configuration property. If you have Targets, Term discovery is enabled by default.
[en] If you're on an Acrolinx Private Cloud instance and are interested in these configurations, contact us and we'll set them for you!
[en] If you're a Standard Stack user, you can edit the coreserver.properties from the configuration directory. Depending on your installation, your path might look like this:
[en] To enable Term Discovery, follow these steps:
[en] Open your overlay of the relevant language configuration file. If you haven’t yet created an overlay of this file, create a new version of the file.
[en] Add or edit the following property:
[en] Save your changes and reload the language configuration on the relevant language server.
[en] If Your Integration Uses the Classic API...
<WRITING GUIDE>.termharvesting.onlyServerSide=false works differently for integrations that use the Classic API.
[en] Instead of turning on Term Discovery for all writers who have the Discover Terms privilege, these writers can select the New Terms option in the checking options.
[en] If a writer runs a check with the New Terms option selected:
[en] Discovered terms are marked in the document and included in the Scorecard.
[en] Discovered terms are sent to the Term Discovery dashboard.
[en] If a writer runs a check without the New Terms option selected, Acrolinx doesn't include discovered terms in the Scorecard or the Term Discovery dashboard.
[en] Term Discovery only works in Writing Guides that are configured for Term Discovery. To run Term Discovery, a Writing Guide needs to have the following property:
[en] Additionally, a Term Discovery guideline file (indicated by the extension
*.thrul) must exist in the directory: <config directory>/
[en] The Acrolinx linguistic team normally configures Writing Guides for Term Discovery when creating your guidance package.