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Utility Programs

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Besides the three main programs, there are more Tools that have arisen over the years; this Chapter explains them.


How to find them

You will see small icons in the main Controller under the buttons for Concord, KeyWords and WordList. Or access them via the Utilities tab:




helps align translated texts

Character Profiler

lists characters used in your texts


like WordList but for sequences of characters

Corpus Checker

helps to clean up your corpus, finding anomalous texts

File Utilities

various utilities for managing files

File Viewer

shows the innards of your text files

Language Chooser

specifies details of languages you work with

Minimal Pairs

identifies similar words


to register your licence

Text Converter

prepares your corpora for different formats

WordSmith version check

to update when there's a new build of the major version


finds and shows concgrams