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How to export .xls file to SDL Lite termbase ?
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Terejimenez  Identity Verified
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Mar 17, 2007

I would appreciate very much if someone tells me how to export a glossary I created in .xls to SDL Lite Termbase.

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Claudia Digel  Identity Verified
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Not possible with SDLX Lite Mar 18, 2007

Hi Terejimenez,

SDLX Lite only includes the Edit module of SDLX. You can only use this module to translate, not to complete any other task. If you want to create a termbase, you will need SDLX Standard or Professional. (Note that you can download a fully functional 30-day trial version of SDLX from

In order to import an .xls glossary into SDLX Termbase, save it as tab-delimitted txt file in Excel. You can then import it via the Termbase module of SDLX. The process is rather straightforward and shouldn't cause any problem.



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Terejimenez  Identity Verified
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Thank you very much Mar 18, 2007

Dear Claudia,

Thank you very much for your support and clear explanation. I will proceed according to your advise.


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