How to create and link glossary items

How to create and link glossary items

How to Create and Link Glossary Items

A Glossary Item is a commonly used business term that may not be well understood outside of the Organisation. It's useful to record Glossary Items so that when an uncommon term or piece of jargon is used in a definition, the meaning of this term can be captured and linked within the Registry. 

How to create a Glossary Item

1. Go to  from your Dashboard side panel or from the dropdown in the header bar.
 Scroll down to "Glossary Item" and select 



2. Complete the Name and Definition fields in Step 1. Once done, select Next.


3. In Step 2, you can refine the Definition and add additional content like References from the Names & References tab. You are also able to add a Workgroup that the item is going to belong to. If you do not select a Workgroup in this step, once the item is saved it will be available in your Sandbox. 


1. Go to the item that you would like to link a glossary item to


2. From the Actions bar, select Open Item Editor


3. In the Editor Screen highlight the word to be linked to the glossary item and select the icon


4. Search for the name of the Glossary Item and click OK to create the link between the item and the Glossary Item


5. Don’t forget to click save changes on the item after linking the Glossary Item 
Once a Glossary Item is linked, you'll be able to hover over it in the item page and see a brief description of the item. If you select "...see more" you will be taken to the Glossary Item's item page.  



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