Export Translated Data

Export text that can be translated into a file.


# local game data (windows)
Charon.exe DATA I18N EXPORT --dataBase "c:\my app\gamedata.json" --schemas Character --sourceLanguage en-US --targetLanguage fr --output "c:\my app\character_loc.xliff" --outputFormat xliff

# remote game data
Charon.exe DATA I18N EXPORT --dataBase "https://charon.live/view/data/My_Game/develop/" --schemas Character --sourceLanguage en-US --targetLanguage fr --output "./character_loc.xliff" --outputFormat xliff --credentials "<API-Key>"



Absolute or relative path to game data. Use quotation marks if your path contains spaces.

# local file
--dataBase "c:\my app\gamedata.json"

# remote server
--dataBase "https://charon.live/view/data/My_Game/develop/"

The API key used to access remote server in case of –dataBase being URL.


A list of types of documents (schemas) to export. By default all schemas EXCEPT metadata are exported.

  • Use space to separate multiple schemas.

  • You can use wildcards (*) at the beginning and end of names.

  • You can use identifiers in {} instead of names.

  • You can exclude certain names by using an exclamation mark (!) at the beginning of their names.

# schema name
--schemas Character
--schemas Character Item

# all (default)
--schemas *

# masks
--schemas Char*
--schemas *Modifier
--schemas *Mod*

# schema id
--schemas {18d4bf318f3c49688087dbed}

# negation
--schemas Char* !Character
--schemas !*Item*

Source (original) language for translation. Value is language tag (BCP 47).

Use DATA I18N LANGUAGES to get list of used languages.

# it is used as <source> in XLIFF
--sourceLanguage en-US

Target language for translation. Value is language tag (BCP 47).

# it is used as <target> in XLIFF
--targetLanguage es-ES

Path to a file to which data will be exported. If the file exists, it will be overwritten. The directory must already exist. Alternatively, you can output to Standard Error, Standard Output, /dev/null, or a URL.

# standart output (default)
--output out
--output con

# standart error
--output err

# null device
--output null

# absolute path (windows)
--output "c:\my app\input.json"

# absolute path (unix)
--output /user/data/input.json

# relative path (universal)
--output "./input.json"

# remote location (HTTP)
--output "http://example.com/input.json"

# remote location with authentication (FTP)
--output "ftp://user:password@example.com/input.json"

Format of exported data.

# XLIFF v2 (default)
--outputFormat xliff
--outputFormat xliff2

# XLIFF v1
--outputFormat xliff1

# XSLX Spreadsheet
--outputFormat xslx

Additional options for specified format.

This command supports universal parameters.

Output Data Schema

The expored data follow this schema:

  "Collections": {
    "<Schema-Name>": [
        // <Document>
      // ...