How to import/export the vocab file from Chat Editor to the device using iTunes®

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Here are instructions on how to import/export the vocab file from Chat Editor to the device using iTunes®

To Export

  • Connect the device to the PC
  • Open iTunes®
  • On the device, go to the Vocab File section and tap on Menu in the top right
  • Tap on Export a Vocab file
  • Choose the Vocab File you wish to export
  • Name the file that you are exporting and tap save
  • In iTunes® on the PC, Tap on the device and go to the File Sharing section
  • Scroll down until you see TouchChat in the File Sharing area and select it
  • You should see the vocab file that you are exporting in the list.Clilck on the file and click the Save To Button (bottom right)
  • A Windows save box will appear. Select the folder where you want the file to be saved

To place the file into Chat Editor, there is an import folder located on the desktop of your PC. It was placed there when the program was installed. If it is not there, you can locate the import folder depending on the version of Windows you are using:

Windows XP : My computer ->C drive (local drive)->Documents and Settings->Users (*log in ID*)->Application Data->Chat Editor->Import

Windows Vista/Windows 7 :

C: Drive ->Users->*User ID*->AppData->Roaming->Chat Editor->Import

NOTE : The Application Data folder (for Windows XP) or the App Data Folder (for Windows Vista / 7) might be hidden. To make them visible, you will have to go to the control panel and choose folder options. Then choose the View tab, and under Advance settings-> Hidden files and folders put the dot in Show hidden files and folders. Then click OK. That should make them appear for you to choose.

The vocab file should start importing automatically after a few minutes.

Once you are done editing the vocab file and want to place it back to the device, follow the steps below:

  • open the Chat Editor program on your computer
  • choose a TouchChat configuration
  • Choose Library
  • Choose Transfer -> Vocab to file
  • the Transfer box will appear, highlight the file you wish to export and click on Transfer from the top left-hand side
  • a Windows Save As dialog box will appear
  • save your vocab file to your computer (remember where you save it to), make sure that the .ce remains at the end of the file name
  • after the file has been saved, open up iTunes®
  • Attach device to the PC
  • Open iTunes®
  • Tap on the device and go to the File Sharing section
  • Scroll down until you see TouchChat in the File Sharing area and select it
  • Click on TouchChat and you will see an Add File option in the lower right hand section
  • Tap ADD and a Windows save screen will appear
  • Locate the file you wish to add to your device and tap open
  • You should see that the file has appeared in the TouchChat Documents section
  • Now, go to the device and go to the Vocab File section
  • Tap on Menu->Import/Export a Vocab -> Import from iTunes
  • Select the file you wish to import, then hit Save in the top right of the screen
  • Your imported file should appear in the Vocab File list
  • Tap on the file in the vocab listing to open

 

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