How do I convert a .txt or tbx glossary into sdltb or mdb extensions?
Thread poster: chopra_2002

chopra_2002  Identity Verified
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Nov 14, 2017

Hi experts,

I have a licensed version of TS 2015. I have been given a glossary in txt and tbx formats by the client which I am required to use for his project. When I try to attach that glossary by going to Project Settings > Termbases > Add, I find that the glossaries in sdltb or mdb formats can be used?

Could you please advise me in this respect? Do I need to convert the glossary in sdltb or mdb formats?

Thanks and regards,

Chopra

[Edited at 2017-11-14 15:58 GMT]


 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
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GlossaryConverter Nov 14, 2017

You can download the GlossaryConverter app in the SDL AppStore and use it for the conversion:

http://www.cerebus.de/glossaryconverter/help/GlossaryConverter.html

Both TXT and TBX are supported as import format.

Edit: I think that you’ll have to paste the text file in an Excel table first.

[Edited at 2017-11-14 06:25 GMT]


 

chopra_2002  Identity Verified
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Thanks so much for the valuable suggestion Nov 14, 2017

It has worked like a magic. I did not need to paste any text. I am indebted and sincerely grateful.

Regards,

Chopra

Hans Lenting wrote:

You can download the GlossaryConverter app in the SDL AppStore and use it for the conversion:

http://www.cerebus.de/glossaryconverter/help/GlossaryConverter.html

Both TXT and TBX are supported as import format.

Edit: I think that you’ll have to paste the text file in an Excel table first.

[Edited at 2017-11-14 06:25 GMT]


[Edited at 2017-11-14 15:50 GMT]


 


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