How can I import a docx in AutoText in Studio 2015?
Thread poster: vitaetlingua

vitaetlingua  Identity Verified
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Mar 31, 2016

How can I import a list of words in word into autotext?
In the Auto suggest drop down menu, on Auto Text, when I download the docx file with words, the error message is: "The list of entries does not contain AutoText...".
How can I convert the docx to a *.autotxt extension?


Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
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Sure you want AutoText? Mar 31, 2016

If you're sure you want to add the word list at AutoText, then you'll find this thread useful:

But AutoText only suggests these words as an AutoSuggest resource while you type.

If the words are variables (proper nouns, etc.) it would be better to add them to the variables list in your TM. There's a Studio 2014 Open Exchange app to do this, but I'm not sure if it works for Studio 2015:


vitaetlingua  Identity Verified
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additional info AutoText *.autoText Apr 5, 2016

Hello Emma,

I have had a quick reply from an SDL Technician in the the SDL community forum. You say that you need to export the list from AutoText but if you don't have a list, you need to add a few entries just to be able to export something. In Notepad ++ you can add the entries but only like so on the following lines:
empty line
language code
your entries.
You can add you entries from any list into this *.autoText.
You cannot simply import any txt file. That didn't work when I tried it.

So for more info, see the SDL community thread.

Thanks for your help.

[Edited at 2016-04-05 14:49 GMT]


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