System Administration

Create Dictionaries

Dictionaries contain words and their synonyms that are used to resolve abbreviations or to normalize common industry or company-specific abbreviations. Use dictionaries sparingly.

The Stewardship Tier is delivered with four dictionaries:

  • Address – Common abbreviations for street and state names (e.g. Street -> Str)

  • Company Name– Common abbreviations for businesses (e.g. Management -> Mgmt)

  • Name – Common abbreviations for names (e.g. William -> Will)

  • Phone – Common abbreviations for phone numbers

To create a dictionary:

  1. Select Configuration > Search > Dictionaries in the Navigation pane.

  2. Click Add.

    View the field descriptions for the Dictionaries page.

  3. Enter a name for the dictionary in DICTIONARY field.

  4. Click Save.

  5. Click Words for the dictionary.

    NOTE: Because this is a new dictionary, the page displays in add mode.

    View the field descriptions for the Dictionary Words page.

  6. Enter a value in the WORD field.

  7. Enter a value in the SYNONYM field.

    NOTE: The WORD or SYNONYM can be used in multiple combinations, but each WORD  -SYNONYM combination must be unique.

  8. Click Save.