In this table, you can see a full overview of what is accepted when importing an Excel sheet to the NLU Training Dashboard.
|Format||The accepted use of the format||Unaccepted use of the format|
Domains should always be in the tab of an Excel sheet and should at least have one Intent.
Domain names must be below 128 characters.
Domains cannot be in a header row.
Domains cannot be placed in a cell.
Domains cannot import if it doesn't have at least one Intent attached.
The upload will fail if the Domains have empty spaces after the Domain name.
Intents should always be in the header row and should belong to a Domain in a tab.
Intent names must be below 128 characters.
Intents cannot be in a tab.
Intents will not import if placed in other rows than the header row.
Intents will not be imported if it doesn't belong to a Domain.
The upload will fail if the Intents have empty spaces after the entity name.
|Sentences||Sentences should always be in cells below an Intent.||
Sentences should not be in tabs.
Sentences are not accepted without an Intent in the header row and a Domain in a tab
|Words in square brackets. For example: [entities]||Square brackets are allowed to use for entities.||Square brackets will not be imported if there are no characters between the brackets.|
|Empty cells||Are accepted as long as it's not a cell in the header row||-|
|Empty columns||Are allowed, but not recommended||-|
|Duplicated spaces between words or at the start and end of a sentence||Are accepted in an import, but the duplicated spaces will automatically be removed in the import||-|
|The same text, where capitalization is the only difference||
Text, where the only difference is the capitalization, will only be imported once
Example: If two Intents have the same spelling but different capitalization, only one will be imported. Sentences from both Intents will be added to the imported Intent
|Emojis||Are accepted in sentences||Are not accepted in Domains or Intents|
|Punctuation||Is allowed in sentences and Intents||Is not allowed in Domains|
|Hidden tabs||Are not accepted||The use of hidden tabs will cause the sheet not to be imported|
|URLs||Are not accepted||The use of URLs will cause the sheet not to be imported|