Can't import entries into MultiTerm
Thread poster: isoyo
isoyo  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:07
English to Japanese
Aug 28, 2006

I've tried and tried and tried. I just can't create a new termbase with entries!! Please help me on this.

It seems like I can use MultiTerm Convert fine because, after using it to convert an excel file into xml, I see a confirmation of entries done successfully. Then, at the next step, I create a termbase and then import the xml, but the result is always the same: termbase with 0 entry.

I just want to create a very simple termbase; in fact, my data on the excel contains only 2 columns for English&Japanese terms. I don't want to add any detailed information such as source, example, context, definition, etc.

What do you think I'm doing wrong?

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Peter Linton  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:07
Member (2002)
Swedish to English
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Suggestion Aug 28, 2006

A common reason is language codes. Have a look at

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:07
English to German
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Termbase definition Aug 28, 2006

Which termbase definition (.xdt) did you use - the one created during the conversion process?

Best, Ralf

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isoyo  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:07
English to Japanese
Guys, thanks for taking your time to help me out. Aug 28, 2006

What I did is to fix my excel file: remove blanks and make sure the first row--English and Japanese. Thanks, Peter.

Ralf, yes, I did use the one created during the conversion process.

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