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The Linguist's Shoebox

Integrated data management and analysis for the field linguist


Shoebox provides a basic database type for text files.

It is important to set up the structure of text databases so that Shoebox features work together: breaking and numbering text, exporting, importing, interlinearizing, jumping, making word lists and concordances. Customizing an existing database type reduces the risk of conflicting settings. The Shoebox Setup/Installer program copies Text.typ to the user settings folder. It helps you take a good first step toward effectively using Shoebox to integrate your text and lexical databases. For more information related to text files,

Index of tips: database types; fields, interlinear text; fields, text; interlinear text; text files
List of tips