SDL MultiTerm 7 - Cannot export termbase - what am i doing wrong
Thread poster: segment

segment
English to French
Jul 10, 2006

New user here. Want to give client a Word version of his termbase.
I opened termbase (it's the default one). I clicked "Termbase"; selected " Export Entries"; selected "Word Dictionary Export" then clicked on "Process". Entered an "Export file" name - Log file was filled automatically with .log extension; clicked next; wizard processed to 100 p. cent; clicked finished. But all I got in my directory were two files: a useless unopenable xml and a txt file containing only a report of the export (number of terms exported and so on- quite a short report). Where is the export file (containing my terms) per se? Where is the lexicon produced by the export process? I am completely at lost here.
Can anyone help?

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2006-07-11 05:52]


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Save the export file as RTF Jul 11, 2006

Hi "segment",
Try saving the export file as .rtf (changing the default .xml extension).

HTH, Ralf


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segment
English to French
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Merci Ralf! Jul 11, 2006

I had not thought of playing with the extensions. But after a few attempts was able to produce an acceptable Word version. Also, I had not tried opening the xml file with any other application than Netscape (default software for xml files). When I opened them in Excel, they also looked good. Thank you for the hint.

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