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The Dictionary list view shows the dictionaries that are currently installed in the Dictionary Repository. If you have a large number of Dictionaries, the filter can be used to reduce the number of Dictionaries listed by entering a partial name of the dictionaries that you wish to view.

You my view the details of a Dictionary by selecting the Dictionary name to open the Dictionary.

Create a New Dictionary

Dictionaries may be imported from existing NonStop Server DDL or DDL2 dictionaries.

To create a new Dictionary:

  1. Click the  icon to open the Create Dictionary dialog.
  2. Enter the name of the new Dictionary.
  3. Enter the name of the Guardian subvolume that contains the DDL dictionary.
  4. By default, all objects in the DDL dictionary are imported into the LightWave dictionary. If appropriate, select a subset of the objects to import. Note that the dependencies of an object need not be individually selected, they are automatically imported.
  5. Click Create.

Importing a Dictionary

You can import a dictionary from a previously exported or manually created dictionary file.

To import a previously exported Dictionary file:

  1. Click the  icon to open the upload dialog.
  2. Click the  to open a file browser and select the Dictionary file.
  3. Enter the name of the imported Dictionary.
  4. If appropriate, select the checkbox to replace an existing dictionary with the same name.
  5. Click Upload.
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LightWave Server 1.1.1