Map slots to utterances

After you create slots with the associated slot types, you must map specific words and phrases in the utterances to the correct slots. You can map slots to slot types after you create slots with the associated slot types, or you can create new slots from this page. For more information about slots and slot types, see Slots and slot types overview.

  • Before you use a slot, assign it to an utterance.
  • A slot type must include at least one value.

To map slots to utterances, follow these steps:

  1. Under Natural Language Understanding, click Intents.
  2. From the Intents page, click the appropriate intent.
  3. Under Utterances, select a specific term in an utterance. The Select Slot list appears.
  4. To select an existing slot, from the Select Slot list choose a slot name.
  5. To add a new slot, do the following:
    1. Click Add new Slot.
    2. Type a name for the slot.
    3. Click the Slot Type list and select a custom or built-in slot from the list.
    4. Click Save.
  6. To delete a slot, click Remove Slot.