Importing External Data

Import choices are available from the ActiveWords Icon right click menu "Import."


Import ActiveWords Data Files: ActiveWords data files (*.awdb) will be inserted into the current ActiveWords installation by opening the files. You can also import these files from the ActiveWords Icon right click menu "Import." ActiveWords data files include the free Addins and all *.awdb files exported from ActiveWords.


Import Comma Separated Value (CSV) Data Files: See this video:  for instructions to easily import CVS files into ActiveWords.


Download this ActiveWords 4 CSV Import Template.


Some ideas for importing CSV files:


  • Words can be product codes linked directly to URLs with product information.

  • Words can be stock trading symbols linked directly to URLs with quotes and company information.

  • Words that trigger when followed by a single delimiter can now include delimiters (do'nt=don't).

  • Words can be enterprise terms linked to text substitutions of approved language (i.e., "liability waiver").


Import Microsoft Word AutoCorrect Data: This will import Microsoft Word plain text AutoCorrect entries into ActiveWords. The Word AutoCorrect "Replace text as you type" control remains active if active at the time of the ActiveWords import. Substitute Text Actions dominate AutoCorrect entries.