Once you set up a terminology database in WorldServer, you can import entries into the TD from different file formats. Select a file format and browse for the file you want to import into the WorldServer terminology database (TD).
: You can accept the default options for the format, or change them as required by your environment.Delimited File: Simple Format:
a file containing terminology entries in a simple grid format with a column for each language or attribute and a row for each term entry. A header row is required. These files can have .csv or .txt file extensions.
To determine whether the file you want to import is Simple
format, look at the following:
CSV: Advanced Format:
- Does the file contain a row for each term entry? If so it is a Simple format file
- Do term entries span rows? If so it is an Advanced format file.
a CSV (Comma-Separated Values)
file containing entries for a term database. This is a more advanced format that preserves term attributes.MultiTerm 5 Format (no longer supported):
a file in WorldServer MultiTerm 5 format containing entries for a WorldServer TD. These legacy files can be created from a MultiTerm 5 termbase.Note
: You can also connect to a MultiTerm server to use MultiTerm termbases directly. Refer to this section of the SDL Documentation
for more information.TBX:
a file in TBX (TermBase eXchange) format.
Note: the import file can either be an exported terminology database file that has been modified or a new file containing new TD entries. If you are importing a new file, you may need to create custom attributes (in Management > Administration > Customization) to ensure you import all the information from the database.
Note: You can only import entries into a WorldServer TD
, not a MultiTerm termbase