Using Sheet2RDF

Sheet2RDF comes both as a command line tool and as embedded tool of Vocbench (VB). If you want to use Sheet2RDF without installing Vocbench, you can then use it from command-line interface (CLI distribution).

Specific instructions for the VB tool can be found on its dedicated page while here we provide in-detail instructions for the CLI utility.

Which version to choose?

The user-interface of the VB tool allows for more interactive guidance towards the generation of the PEARL file, which will drive in turn the production of the triples from the spreadsheet content. However, there are a few scenarios where using the CLI might be preferable:

Running Sheet2RDF from command line

To run a triplification process from command line you need to create a .properties file containing the system and process configuration. The following properties are available: