This documentation refers to PhraseExpress v16 beta. The documentation for current v15 is available here.

Text/bitmap/Excel/CSV files

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To import external files into PhraseExpress:
  1. Open the main program window.
  2. Highlight the desired target folder in the phrase tree view.
  3. Click Import .
  4. Selected the file(s) to import.

Alternatively, drag & drop the file(s) into the desired target phrase folder in the phrase tree view.

Depending on the file type, PhraseExpress shows a selection of following options:

Import OptionDescription
Imports the entire file contents as a whole.

Splits the source file line-by-line and generates separate phrases for each imported line.

PhraseExpress creates a new phrase with a macro function that opens the external file with it's associated default program (defined in the Microsoft Windows settings).

Example: If you import a Microsoft Excel .XLS file this way, PhraseExpress will launch Excel and load the Excel spreadsheet.

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