Swordfish III Release History
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Version 3.4.6 - Not released yet
- Fixed crash in spell checker dialog.
Version 3.4.5 - October 8, 2019
- Notarized apps for macOS Catalina.
- Improved support for XML catalogs.
- Improved support for empty <xref/> elements in DITA.
Version 3.4.4 - July 31, 2019
- Fixed access permissions creating XLIFF from Generic XML on Windows.
- Fixed handling accented characters in Azure Machine Translation.
Version 3.4.3 - June 30, 2019
- Fixed bilingual term extraction in Anchovy.
Version 3.4-2 - June 8, 2019
- Fixed conversion to original format of XLIFF files with merged/split segments.
Version 3.4-1 - May 30, 2019
- Re-enabled trial requests.
Version 3.4-0 - April 30, 2019
- Added graphical representation to translation status analysis.
- Implemented support for V3 of Microsoft Azure Translation API.
- Switched to OpenXLIFF
Filters for file processing and faster XML support.
- Removed TTX Exchange.
- Removed support for RTF, Tagged RTF, TTX and PHP Arrays.
- Fixed conversion to/from XLIFF 2.0.
Version 3.3-24 - January 19, 2019
- Migrated to Java 11.
- Added option to accept all Machine Translations.
- Preserved Machine Translations when applying TM to all segments.
- Added option to remove a match from Internal databases.
Version 3.3-23 - August 29, 2018
Version 3.3-22 - August 25, 2018
- Improved support for Hunspell dictionaries.
- Added option to convert XLIFF 2.0 to XLIFF 1.2 and back.
- Changed encoding of Russian dictionary (ru_RU.zip) to UTF-8.
Version 3.3-21 - July 13, 2018
- Improved IDML filter, reducing tags by merging fragments with similar styles.
- Completely new installer for Windows that allows full OS integration.
- Simplified installation on macOS.
Version 3.3-20 - May 14, 2018
- Fixed paragraph segmentation for XML files.
- Changed DITA filter to use
@href as fallback mechanism when the key
@keyref doesn't exist.
Version 3.3-19 - April 19, 2018
- Fixed translation preview on Windows 10.
Version 3.3-18 - April 1, 2018
- Improved filtering of DITA resources marked with
- Fixed duplicated entries when exporting databases as TMX.
Version 3.3-17 - February 27. 2018
- Fixed entities handling in ignored XML elements.
- Fixed bilingual term extraction in Anchovy for macOS.
Version 3.3-16 - December 31, 2017
- Fixed support for Visio files.
- Fixed language matching in Terminology Consistency Analysis.
- Fixed export options in Anchovy.
Version 3.3-15 - December 6, 2017
- Migrated to Java 9.
- Improved display of untranslatable text in preview of XLIFF 1.2.
Version 3.3-14 - August 1, 2017
- Added option to store translations in TM database when converting XLIFF to original
format using CLI (Command Line Interface).
- Added new CLI options for creating and removing Internal databases.
- Added option to export databases as TMX using CLI.
- Fixed handling of nested inline XML elements marked with
that contain XML entities in the text.
Version 3.3-13 - May 19, 2017
- Added support for DITA files exported from SDL CMS.
- Added support for PHP arrays.
Version 3.3-12 - April 27, 2017
- Replaced Microsoft's Bing Translator MT engine with the new Azure based Microsoft
- Improved handling of
- Fixed handling of translatable attributes in XML inline elements.
- Fixed handling of untranslatable
@keyref nested inside untranslatable
@conref in DITA files.
Version 3.3-11 - March 17, 2017
- Improved support for XLIFF files from WordBee with embedded HTML markup.
- Improved generation of
<ph> tags from XML files for better
- Corrected bug in IDML filter that affected layout of translated files.
- Fixed regression error with empty content in elements with
attribute in DITA files.
Version 3.3-10 - March 7, 2017
- Added "ICE" matches count to Translation Status History
- Fixed count of "New" words in Translation Status History
- Fixed support for conref-push and emptied content of elements with
@conkeyref attribute in DITA files.
Version 3.3-9 - January 22, 2017
- Improved handling of tags in XML filter to support tag reordering.
- Added support for locked text marked with
- Adopted translation configuration for the 600+ DITA elements defined in Appendix B.6 of DITA 1.3 All-Inclusive Edition.
- Implemented automatic configuration of elements defined in custom DITA
- Implemented support for
@translate="no" in inline DITA elements.
- Added count of not translatable words to translation status analysis.
- Restored support for
@translate="no" at block level in DITA files.
Version 3.3-8 - December 13, 2016
- Added option to mark all segments as untranslatable at once.
- Added option to remove all matches from current segment.
- Fixed handling of URLs in footnotes of Word documents.
- Fixed comparisson of spaces when retrieving TM matches where space preservation is
Version 3.3-7 - November 4, 2016
- Updated DITA 1.3 grammars to Version 1.3 Errata 01.
- Improved handling of undefined keys in DITA filter.
- Closed splash screen before displaying database related errors.
- Fixed selection of "nextCatalog" in XML catalog manager.
- Fixed preview of XLIFF files generated by Okapi Framework.
- Fixed conversion of TMX to GlossML in Anchovy for files
with non-ASCII characters in their names.
- Fixed plugins configuration on Linux
Version 3.3-6 - October 19, 2016
- Removed requirement to open port 9080 in firewalls for registering licenses.
- Added link to this Release History in Help menu.
- Converted XML entities returned by Google Machine Translation to regular characters.
- Fixed display of data origin in matches panel.
Version 3.3-5 - October 6, 2016
- Fixed support for
harvesting keys in DITA filter.
- Restored support for
@conref resolution in DITA files with multiple
Version 3.3-4 - September 26, 2016
- Implemented option to add current translation status to history using CLI (Command
- Fixed word counts for Chinese.
- Avoided infinite loops when parsing relationship tables in DITA files.
- Fixed support for "nextCatalog" in XML catalog manager.
- Fixed support for "book" files in DocBook XML filter.
Version 3.3-3 - July 11, 2016
- Improved support for DITA projects that contain files in multiple character sets.
- Improved configuration files for DITA.
- Fixed bug in case insensitive TM searches.
- Corrected criteria for counting ICE matches in Translation Status Analysis report.
- Stopped jumping to next unapproved/untranslated segment on approving targets with
Version 3.3-2 - April 19, 2016
- Automatically removed extra markup added by SDL Trados Studio to XLIFF files from
- Added support for extracting context text from <topicmeta> elements when @keyref
is used in an empty DITA element.
- Implemented support for tracked changes in IDML files.
- Added support for MIF 2015 (FrameMaker 13).
- Preserved content of elements with @conref or @conkeyref attributes when importing
translated XLIFF from DITA files.
- Fixed handling of <url> elements when parsing DITA files.
- Fixed harvesting of keys from secondary DITA maps.
- Fixed handling of @href in <chapter> elements of DITA maps.
Version 3.3-1 - March 7, 2016
- Fixed bug in "Approve All Translations" that may place wrong translation in a
previously visited segment.
Version 3.3-0 - February 26, 2016
- Updated GUI design.
- Improved performance of word count generation and other processes.
- Improved support for DITA 1.2.
- Implemented support for push replace in DITA filter.
- Added official DITA 1.3 grammar to the catalog.
- Implemented optional auto-disable/auto-register for Site Licenses.
- Implemented leveraging ICE matches using CLI (Command Line Interface).
- Implemented marking repeated segments as untranslatable using CLI (Command Line
- Implemented marking all segments as translatable using CLI (Command Line Interface).
- Upgraded Java to version 1.8_74 in all installers.
- Updated HTML preview stylesheets.
- Switched to 64 bit architecture.
- Moved validation plugins to separate packages.
- Fixed conversion using CLI (Command Line Interface) on Windows.
- Fixed bug in IDML filter that resulted in invalid empty XLIFF files.
- Fixed error on Mac OS X when approving all segments with a write-enabled database.
Version 3.2-6 - September 11, 2015
- Implemented support for custom DITA attributes from Astoria CMS.
- Improved tooltip display on mouse over.
- Upgraded Java to version 1.8_60 in all installers.
- Modified Find/Replace dialog to ignore tag content when searching.
- Fixed Find/Replace dialog to support dotted/undotted "i" character in case
insensitive searches on Turkish and Azerbaijani.
- Fixed content references resolution in DITA filter.
Version 3.2-5 - July 15, 2015
- Upgraded Java to version 1.8_51 in all installers.
- Fixed connection to Google Machine Translation Engine.
Version 3.2-4 - July 3, 2015
- New filter for DITA maps with focus on DITA 1.2.
- Switched to DITA 1.2 catalog as default for DITA maps.
- Added support for SubjectScheme.
- Implemented support for displaying @conkeyref text in extracted segments.
- Added support for DITA Troubleshooting (DITA 1.3).
- Upgraded Java to version 1.8_45 in all installers.
- Fixed bug in auto-save routine that could overwrite files not created with
- Fixed resource leak that could trigger a "No more handles" error on Windows 7.
Version 3.2-3 - June 12, 2015
- Enabled preview for MQXLIFF files.
- Added support for Adobe LiveCycle .xdp files.
- Added support for XLIFF files from Fluenta.
- Added support for "navtitle" attribute in <chapter> element of DITA maps.
- Enabled license registration from command line interface
- Remembered size and location of the program.
- Fixed handling of '&' in XML attributes that contain URLs.
Version 3.2-2 - March 13, 2015
- Fixed terminology searches and automatic term display.
Version 3.2-1 - March 4, 2015
- Included Java 8 in all installers.
- Added support for XLIFF files with text in CDATA sections.
- Implemented extraction of text from CDATA sections in XML files.
- Moved shell script for command line processing out of Swordfish.app on Mac OS X.
- Fixed display of BiDi languages on Mac OS X.
- Fixed XSL transformations of files with spaces in their names.
Version 3.2-0 - June 27, 2014
- Improved Internal database engine speed and reliability.
- Simplified XLIFF conversion dialog.
- Fixed term extraction with Anchovy on Windows.
- Fixed dictionary downloads on Windows.
Version 3.1-2 - February 17, 2014
- Implemented preview for third party XLIFF files with proprietary extensions.
- Restored command line scripts on Windows and Mac OS X
- Fixed TM matching issues on Windows.
Version 3.1-1 - February 12, 2014
- Fixed retrieval of TM matches from Internal databases.
Version 3.1-0 - February 9, 2014
- Improved support for third party XLIFF files with proprietary extensions.
- New TM engine with improved performance.
- Upgraded XLIFFChecker to version 1.0-9
- Separate installers for 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows.
- Implemented file drag & drop in conversion to XLIFF dialog.
Version 3.0-15 - June 30, 2013
- Implemented support for Yandex.Translate v1.5
- Added new command line options: export XLIFF file as TMX, import TMX file and
generate translation status analysis.
- Fixed glossary creation in Anchovy.
Version 3.0-14c - March 21, 2013
- Fixed concordance search.
Version 3.0-14b - March 18, 2013
- Restored automatic language selection when adding terms to a database.
Version 3.0-14 - March 15, 2013
- Changed language codes support from ISO codes to BCP47 standard.
- Improved protection of preferences file.
- Removed closing delay for Internal databases.
- Added option to filter segments with and without TM matches.
- Fixed import of CSV files with less than 3 columns.
- Fixed handling of multiple translatable attributes in DITA elements.
- Restored Change Case functionality.
- Fixed segmentation bug when using command line.
Version 3.0-13 - October 24, 2012
- Improved import of CSV files.
- Upgraded Anchovy to version 1.0-6.
- Added support for TXML files with revision information.
- Improved support for XLIFF files from Sawtooth.
- Added support for "Yandex.Translate" machine translation engine.
- Added option for applying MT to all unapproved segments.
- Added command line option for applying MT to an XLIFF file.
- Removed content of DITA elements with "conref" attribute when converting to original
- Fixed handling of attributes containing HTML links with "&" signs in XML files.
Version 3.0-12 - July 20, 2012
- Improved compatibility with XLIFF files generated by XTM.
- Approved segments are now saved to write-enabled database in background.
- Added support for some non-standard PO files.
- Implemented new OAuth-based authentication in Microsoft Bing Translator.
- Upgraded XLIFFChecker to version 1.0-8
- Upgraded TMXValidator to version 1.0-9
- Fixed export of XLIFF <g> tags to TMX.
- Fixed conversion of IDML files with tables.
Version 3.0-11 - March 9, 2012
- Reduced memory requirements for large Internal databases.
- Fixed reverse conversion of Word files with translatable text in embedded drawings.
- Fixed registration problems with some versions of Windows.
- Fixed handling of tags with broken XML entities in MS Office documents.
Version 3.0-10 - January 26, 2012
- Implemented bilingual term extraction from TMX documents in Anchovy.
- Fixed bug on applying translations from TM when converting documents to XLIFF.
- Fixed reverse conversion of ResX files.
Version 3.0-9 - January 8, 2012
- Added option in Anchovy
for converting TMX files to GlossML format.
- Improved support for SDLXLIFF files.
- Restored caching of RemoteTM databases.
Version 3.0-8 - December 19, 2011
- Implemented support for Bing Translator.
- Updated Java to version 7.2 in Windows installers.
- Enabled support for MS SQL Server with Java 7.
- Fixed Anchovy launcher in Mac OS X 64 bit version
- Fixed registration in some non-English Windows systems.
Version 3.0-7 - November 23, 2011
- Improved license registration.
- Fixed crash when closing a browser window using ESC key.
Version 3.0-6 - October 31, 2011
- Improved export of Internal databases, discarding damaged entries.
- Implemented support for Google Translation API V2.
- Added XSL stylesheet for converting TMX files to GlossML format.
- Ignored segments containing only numbers in Office 2007 files.
- Enabled support for Java 7.
Version 3.0-5 - August 7, 2011
- Updated installers to support Mac OS X Lion (10.7)
- Improved support for soft breaks in IDML files.
- Improved segmentation of OpenOffice files.
- Fixed bug on closing terminology databases at program exit.
- Fixed problem with Oracle databases disconnecting after saving a segment.
- Fixed bug in translation status report.
Version 3.0-4 - July 17, 2011
- Upgraded XLIFFChecker to version 1.0-6
- Applied current filter to HTML preview.
- Improved support for third party XLIFF files.
- Fixed problem with segment number text box in Mac OS X.
Version 3.0-3 - July 3, 2011
- Added full screen mode.
- Improved support for tables in IDML files.
- Remembered language pair when storing terms or individual segments in Internal
- Restored the fix for handling of images in DITA in Windows installers.
- Fixed conversion to original format of XLIFF files from DITA Maps with embedded
- Fixed bug in tags analysis.
- Fixed display of concordance search results on Linux.
Version 3.0-2 - June 16, 2011
- Enabled support for RemoteTM LAN Server.
- Implemented additional data integrity checking when closing databases in Internal
- Skipped untranslatable segments when spell checking document.
Version 3.0-1 - June 2, 2011
- Added support for partially segmented XLIFF files from Okapi.
- Improved support for untranslated SDLXLIFF files.
- Discarded segments with only one language when importing TMX files.
- Fixed import of TBX files.
- Preserved properties when importing TMX files.
- Fixed freezing on Linux when using file filters.
- Normalized languages in XLIFF files created from TTX documents.
- Fixed export of GlossML files as CSV in Anchovy.
- Fixed shortcuts conflict in Windows and Linux.
Version 3.0-0a - May 24, 2011
- Fixed display of bookmarks on Linux.
- Fixed saving segments to SQL based databases.
Swordfish III - May 21, 2011
- New Internal database engine.
- Improved TMX import option.
- New panel for displaying and filtering project files.
- New option to bookmark segments.
- Implemented collapsible panels for TM Matches, Auto-Translation and
- New option for pseudo-translating all untranslated segments.
- Added option to clean invalid XML characters when importing TMX
- Added display of write-enabled databases on main user interface.
- Added MemoQ and Trados Studio custom XLIFF extensions to the XML
catalog to suport validating their XLIFF files.
- Fixed handling of images in DITA configuration files.
- Fixed handling of links in HTML configuration files.
- Fixed display of term searches on MySQL databases.
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Glossary manager and term extractor.
Segmentation Rules editor.