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Identify Individual Terms

Identify key concepts in your application as terms, and we'll help ensure consistency and support across your spec, claims, and figures

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Written by Laura Berwick
Updated over a week ago

This article covers the following topics:

  • Convert Application Text to a Term

  • Add a Term in the Terms Manager

  • Create Terms from Parts

  • Now What?

Convert Application Text to a Term

  1. Select a word or phrase in your specification or claims.

  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+T on your keyboard


    Right+click your selection and select the Convert to Term option from the context menu.

  3. Your selected word or phrase will be converted to a term data object.

Add a Term in the Terms Manager

  1. Open the Terms Manager.

  2. Click the +Add button.

  3. Enter the desired word or phrase in the field provided.

  4. If desired, click the edit pencil to change the automatically-generated plural form of your term. Click the Auto-generate link to revert to the automatic plural version.

  5. Click the Save button to convert your entered text into a term data object.

    Note that terms stored in another .rp file can also be individually imported by dragging and dropping them individually.

Create Terms from Parts

A separate article is provided describing how parts can be used to create terms.

Now What?

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