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XML in Multiterm 2006 (how to import an XML file received)
Thread poster: Borja Rosales Ingelmo

Borja Rosales Ingelmo
Spain
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Nov 17, 2006

Hi, everyone!
I am a new-comer to MultiTerm, and have been assigned a project for which I have to adhere to certain terminology. The agency has sent me an .XML file with the terminology database, and do not know how to import it into Multiterm 2006. I know this must be very simple, but can anyone tell me how to do it?
Thank you very much!

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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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This is not trivial Nov 17, 2006

Did you also receive a file called *.xdt?
If yes, use the xdt to create a new termbase and then import the xml into it.
I´m not aware how to do this procedure without a xtd file, as your database has to match exactly the settings of customers database, where the xml has been exported from.

Regards
Jerzy


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Vito Smolej
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one way to try Nov 18, 2006

...The agency has sent me an .XML file with the terminology database...


Take an existing Termbase with the correct language pair - after making a backup to avoid losing anything - and use import entries in Termbase menu entry.

Why this suggestion? Based on the fact agency sent you just the XML file, I would assume they assumed you already have the TermBase of the correct form and content and just exported what you need into the said XML file.


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Borja Rosales Ingelmo
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Thanks! Nov 19, 2006

Thank you all! I made it!

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Marion Rooijmans
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Same problem Apr 3, 2007

Hi,

I have the same problem: I have to import an xml file into Multiterm, but I have no idea how to do it.

Jerzy, you say I should create a new termbase with the xdt file. How do I do that?

Thanks,
Marion


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Did you receive only the XML or also an XDT file? Apr 3, 2007

When you got only an xml file, so I'm sorry, but I don't know the way the import works.
When you got the xdt file, use "Create a new termbase" from "Termbase" menu in Multiterm. This starts a creator, which should bring you where you wanna go.

Please also take a look at the Multiterm manual, where the termbase creation is described step by step.

Regards
Jerzy


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