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Importing multiple TMs
Thread poster: xxxNatasa Hriba
xxxNatasa Hriba
Local time: 18:00
English to Slovenian
Mar 21, 2008


Does someone know if it's possible to import more than one .txt exported TM into another TM? I would like to import them at the same time, not one by one.



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Annelise Meyer  Identity Verified
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Not in Workbench Mar 22, 2008

Hi Natasa,

as far as I am aware, you cannot import several txt files simultaneously into a single TM. I am afraid you have to pick them one after the other one...


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Vito Smolej
Local time: 18:00
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a single-line DOS trick seems to do it Mar 22, 2008

I would like to import them at the same time, not one by one.

seems like concatenating the txt files does the trick:

i) open a DOS window (command) and switch to the subdirectory where the TXT files are

ii) type in as follows: copy OneBig.txt + *.txt

iii) import then OneBig.txt into TWB

What would we do without the good ol' DOS ...

Regards in lep pozdrav


PS: Datoteki se lahko tudi reče "VseSkupaj.txt";)

[Edited at 2008-03-22 18:11]

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xxxNatasa Hriba
Local time: 18:00
English to Slovenian
Can't seem to handle the DOS commands Mar 27, 2008

Dear Vito

thank you for your kind reply. I have tried what you suggested but doesn't seem to work. Since I'm not a very skilled (actually, not at all skilled) DOS user, I might need more detailed instructions (if possible). Can you explain again what I should do:

- gather all the .txt files (for import) into one folder?
- access this folder via DOS?
- then what exactly?

I just typed in the command you wrote and failed.

Thank you again!

Kind regards

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