Update Lexicon to lexAccess.2013

LexAccess.2013 provides a new feature to access different Lexicon releases (including future releases). This page describes the detail procedures for update Lexicon database to lexAccess.2013:

I. Install LexAccess.2013

Follow the installation intructions to install lexAccess.2013 if it is not installed.

II. Download/add the latest Lexicon Database

In order to access different versions of Lexicon, the desired version of Lexicon database table need to be added to the installed lexAccess.2013 (${LA_DIR}) as follows:

  • download the HSqlDb.${YEAR}.tgz from Lexicon database download page
  • unzip the HSqlDb.${YEAR}.tgz
    shell> gtar -xzvf HSqlDb.${YEAR}.tgz
  • add HSqlDb.${YEAR} to ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb.${YEAR}
  • ln -s ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb.${YEAR} ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb
    or
    move ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb.${YEAR}/*.${YEAR} ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb/.
    All HSqlDb files has to be under ${LA_DIR}/data/HSqlDb/.
    • lexAccess${YEAR}.data
    • lexAccess${YEAR}.properties
    • lexAccess${YEAR}.script

III. Update config file

Update variables for the lexAccess configuration file (${LA_DIR}/data/config/la.properties)

  • LATEST_VERSION (the latest version)
  • DB_NAME (the default version)

IV. Run LexAccess

  • Command line tool:
    shell>lexAccess -rv:${YEAR} -p
  • GUI tool:
    shell>lagt
    Select the desired Lexicon version by:
    • Top menu: Options -> Lexicon Version
    • Press "Lexicon" button
    • Key: Alt + V
  • Web tool:
    Select the desired Lexicon version by clicking Lexicon Versions link