The Linguist's Shoebox

Integrated data management and analysis for the field linguist


In Shoebox, you can set up projects for different "workspaces" or "desktops".

You can create multiple projects for different data management and analysis tasks and so that different people can use Shoebox on the same computer. From the Project menu, choose New to create a new project and choose Open to open an existing project. A project file (.prj) is a kind of "settings" file that remembers

When you open a project file in Shoebox, the folder that contains it becomes the current settings folder. All the database type and language encoding files in that folder are available. The settings folder can contain multiple project files. Note that you can open databases from multiple data folders. When you exit Shoebox and later restart it, it automatically opens the last project you used and restores your workspace.

Index of tips: desktops; projects; settings; windows; workspaces
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