Create a terminology dabatase in swordish III from an excel file
Thread poster: schlomorig

English to French
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Sep 30, 2014


I'm very new to CAT tool and Swordfish. I was sent an excel file containing the client terminology database (3 columns Source, Target comment).
How can I import that file to swordfish to create my term database and use it for this translation ?
Can I do it directly in swordfish, do I need to use stingray or anchovy ?

Thank you for your help


Rodolfo Raya  Identity Verified
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Export as CSV Oct 1, 2014


You can export the .xls file as CSV using Excel.

Once you have a CSV file, you can either import it into a database using Swordfish or you can use Anchovy to generate a GlossML file that can be imported into a Swordfish database.

If you generate a glossary first using Anchovy, you can check the data to be imported.



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