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Swordfish II Release History

Version 2.0-7a - March 25, 2011

  • Changes:
    • Improved support for TTX files containg segments with numbers only.
    • Fixed DITA catalogs.
    • Made import of TBX files more forgiving.
    • Fixed shell script for launching Swordfish on Linux.

Version 2.0-7 - March 17, 2011

  • New:
    • Added command line options for converting files and pretranslating in background.
    • Added option to save and load conversion projects.
    • Added XLIFFMerger plugin for merging/splitting XLIFF files.
    • Improved TTX Exchange by automatically fixing tags when importing translated TTX files.
    • Added support for new glossaries introduced in DITA 1.2.
    • Implemented automatic backup of Preferences file to prevent corruption problems.
    • Added option to copy source to all empty targets.
  • Fixes:
    • Remembered file types when switching pages in convert to XLIFF dialog.
    • Fixed segmentation of plain text files.
    • Fixed handling of nested "conref" in DITA maps.
    • Fixed location of Match Penalty dialog in Mac OS X.
    • Remembered paragraph segmentation option.
    • Fixed paragraph segmentation in Excel files.

Version 2.0-6 - October 14, 2010

  • New:
    • Improved translation status analysis.
    • Enabled closing Concordance Search results with ESC key.
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed problem with spaces in MS Office filter.
    • Improved segmentation of text boxes in .docx filter.
    • Included document properties when storing translation in TM database at reverse conversion.
    • Fixed bug approving split segments.

Version 2.0-5c - October 11, 2010

  • Fixes:
    • Fixed bug in split segment.

Version 2.0-5b - October 10, 2010

  • Fixes:
    • Fixed bug in automatic tag checking.

Version 2.0-5a - October 8, 2010

  • New:
    • Added configurable shortcuts for setting focus on source or target text.
    • Improved support for ResX files.
    • Improved performance.
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed unexpected freezing when TM is applied in background.

Version 2.0-5 - August 12, 2010

  • New:
    • Implemented support for the new >Microsoft Glossaries in TBX format.
    • Added new "TTX Exchange" option (export XLIFF files as TTX and import translations from translated TTX documents).
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed handling of complex hyperlinks in .docx files.
    • Updated Anchovy to version 1.0-1

Version 2.0-4 - June 29, 2010

  • New:
    • Added option to search terms on the web.
  • Fixes:
    • Improved error detection in tags analysis.
    • Implemented workaround in TM engine to a void a bug in Apple's latest version of Java for OS X.
    • Fixed preview of files with diacritics in their names.

Version 2.0-3 - May 21, 2010

  • New:
    • Improved import CSV file to database process.
    • Enabled the following languages in GTranslate: Afrikaans; Albanian; Belarussian; Estonian; Filipino; Galician; Hungarian; Icelandic; Irish; Macedonian; Malay; Maltese; Swahili; Thai; Turkish; Welsh; Yiddish.
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed speed of conversion to XLIFF when source files are large.

Version 2.0-2 - May 6, 2010

  • New:
    • Implemented automatic check for updates.
    • Added support for Adobe InDesign IDML files (CS4/CS5)
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed import of third party XLIFF 1.1 documents.
    • Fixed bug in PO filter.
    • Fixed bug in segment filtering.
    • Lowered priority of background TM thread.

Version 2.0-1 - April 14, 2010

  • New:
    • Improved Auto-Translation engine.
    • Improved support for DITA conref.
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed bug in Document Properties dialog.

Swordfish II - April 2, 2010

  • New:
    • Improved user interface, in one large unified window and rearranged menus.
    • New project management wizard. Convert one or more source files to XLIFF format in a simplified way.
    • New faster internal database engine based on Oracle's Berkeley DB.
    • New segment filtering options.
    • Incorporated Anchovy as glossary manager and term extraction tool.
    • Added support for SDLXLIFF files from Trados Studio 2009.
    • Added support for plural forms in PO (Portable Objec) files.
    • Added support for Microsoft Visio XML Drawings.
    • Improved speed of concordance search.
    • Improved filter for .docx files that produces less tags.
    • Added optional fuzzy term matching.
    • Improved Auto-Translation engine.
    and more!

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