Version 11 Release Notes

RC-WinTrans  Professional and Translator  Editions

 

LATEST VERSION:

11.5.2  (May 2020)

 

OVERVIEW/QUICK-JUMP:

DATE/BUILD VERSION

DESCRIPTION

May 2020/11.5.2.74

High priority bug fixes and minor improvements.

February 2020/11.5.0.70

Fixes for pseudo-translation and "extended freezing" issues.

January 2020/11.4.0.69

Bug fixes and additions including support for UTF-8 RC files.

June 2019/11.3.6.65

Bug fixes.

April 2019/11.3.5.62

Changed source file indication bug fix.

March 2019/11.3.2.59 through 11.3.4.61

Bug fixes.

January 2019/11.3.0.53

New Machine Translator V5.0; bug fixes and improvements.

April 2018/11.2.0.47

Bug fixes and improvements

Dec. 2017/11.1.2.37

Command line improvements and bug fixes.

June 2017/11.0.1.27

Bug fixes for command line commands.

May 2017/11.0.0.24

Release of RC-WinTrans 11.

 

RELEASE NOTES:

NUMBER
AND TYPE

PRIORITY

DESCRIPTION

VERSION

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.5.2   

MAY 2020

#92 Fix

HIGH

Export/Import dialog crash:  A crash occurred while opening the dialog to import to, or export from, an XLIFF, TMX, text or Excel file.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#91 Fix

MIDDLE

No display for dialog and menu items: When more than one target language was displayed, selection of a dialog or menu in the Projects view failed to display the corresponding items in the Project window.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#90 Fix

HIGH

Incorrect fixed target file name and path:
A fixed target file name and target path that had been specified was shifted and used for a different target file.  The file status data (modified/outdated) for source and target files were shifted and incorrectly assigned to another file.  This error occurred when a source file was removed from a project and when a new source file was added to the project.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#87 Improvement

 

Trados TM Workbench
SDL Trados TM Workbench 7-9

The integrated support for the older Trados TM Workbench and SDL Trados Workbench has been renewed since it was established with RC-WinTrans 7.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#86 Fix

HIGH

Machine Translator add-on:  Required update for continued use of the DeepL machine translation service.  New Version = 5.2.

Machine Translator Add-On Release Notes...

MT Add-On 5.2

#85 Fix/New

MIDDLE

RC-WinTrans TM Workbench: Support for multiple translations for identical source text segments has been added.  TM Workbench Release Notes...

RC-WinTrans
TM Workbench
4.0

#84
Improvement

 

Translation Edit bar  New option:  The command to select the next/previous item can be specified to select either:

a) the next non-translated item (default); or
b) the next item in sequential order.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#83
Improvement

 

Properties tab view:  A new section has been added for target file properties.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#82 Fix

 

COM interface/API:  Fix for the "CloseDocument" method.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

#81
Improvement

 

COM interface/API:  Expanded options for specifying the full path, relative path, or the file name only for a project file item.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.2.74

 

   RC-WINTRANS 11.5   

FEBRUARY 2020

#79 Fix

LOW

"Extended freezing" issue:  The application froze when the list view (main Project window) had the input focus and any character key was pressed. This forced an update of all list elements, which could be time consuming, depending on the current number of list entries in the view.  For example, it could take approximately two minutes to process 20,000 list entries, during which RC-WinTrans appeared to be frozen.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.0.70

#78  Fix

LOW

Pseudo-translation function:  (Windows 10) Pseudo-translation settings were not retained and therefor not used.

RC-WinTrans
11.5.0.70

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.4   

JANUARY 2020

#77 New

 

UTF-8 encoding for text (RC) files:  Read/write capability for RC files encoded with UTF-8 is now supported.

RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

#76 Fix

HIGH

Images in Win32 EXE/DLL files:  Translated images (bitmaps) could be corrupted in the target file. This bug only occurs in RC-WinTrans Version 11.3.

Fixed with
RWTRCConv.dll
File version 9.2.0.3

#75 Fix

HIGH

DLGINIT data in RC files:  Translated DLGINIT data (ActiveX control data) could be corrupted in the target file.  Occurs only in RC-WinTrans Version 11.3.

Fixed with
RWTRCConv.dll
File version 9.2.0.3

#74  New

 

Start page  Command access added:  Entries in the list of recent files can now be removed by selecting the entry and using the "Delete" key.

RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

#73 New

 

QuickShip Edition command extension: Commands to open the Statistics dialog have been added (menu and toolbar).

QuickShip
RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

#72 Fix

 

Windows 10 display font for languages:  The display font (font used for a certain language in the Project window) could not be entered or changed.

RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

#71 Fix

 

Missing command line interface command:
The "/AddSourceFile"command was missing from the command line interface.  The command's short form "/as" could be used instead.

RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

#70 Fix

 

Options dialog for dictionaries/TMs:  The Find and Get Translation Options dialog was not closed by clicking on the OK button.  The options could not be changed.

RC-WinTrans
11.4.0.69

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3.6   

JUNE 2019

#68 Fix

MIDDLE

MFC Ribbon Bar resources (.mfcribbon-ms):

The Target edit field in the Translation Edit bar was disabled for editing when an MFC Ribbon Bar resource was selected.  This issue had existed since the release of RC-WinTrans 11.0.

Fixed file:  "RCWinTrans_CustomEditors.ini"

RC-WinTrans
11.3.6.65

#67 Fix

MIDDLE

Exporting texts from multiple languages to Microsoft Excel:  When an "Export to Excel" operation was performed for multiple languages and included one or more items that had been excluded from translation for one language but not for another language, the exported translations were mismatched (incorrectly assigned to different lines/items).

Fixed files: "VBA system macro" and
"ExcelImportExportAddOnV4.macro"

File version: 4.3 (May 2019)

RC-WinTrans
11.3.6.65

#66  Fix

MIDDLE

Byte order marker (BOM) in JSON target files:
Writing a JSON target file without a byte order marker (BOM) was not possible even with the option disabled in the Character Encoding dialog box.

Fixed files:  "VBA system macro" and
"JSONConverter.macro"

New file version:  JSON-1.3 (June 05, 2019)

RC-WinTrans
11.3.6.65

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3.5   

APRIL 2019

#65 Fix

LOW

Changes indication:  All source files were identified as having been changed/modified whenever the summer/winter time change occurred, making it necessary to execute the "Update Database" command in order to clear the designation.

RC-WinTrans
11.3.5.62

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3.4   

MARCH 2019

#64 Fix

MIDDLE

UTF-8 text files:  It was not possible to add text files encoded with UTF-8 to a project or to translate them with RC-WinTrans.

Module:  "FileConverter_CommaSepText.macro"

VBA file version:  MES-7.0

RC-WinTrans
11.3.4.61

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3.3   

MARCH 2019

#63 Fix

LOW

Hotkeys:  The use of a hotkey was ignored when the Translation Edit bar had the focus (input cursor).

RC-WinTrans
11.3.3.60

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3.2   

MARCH 2019

#62 Fix

MIDDLE

Changed source text (Translation Edit bar):  The previous source text for a changed source text was sometimes not shown.

Module:  "XMLDocSuport.DLL"

New file version:  10.5.0.2

RC-WinTrans
11.3.2.59

#61 Fix

LOW

Spell checker:  The RC-WinTrans setup did not copy the initial spelling data files to the folder primarily used by the internal spell checker (\ProgramData\RC-WinTrans\SpellCheck\).

RC-WinTrans
11.3.2.59

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.3   

JANUARY 2019

#60 New

 

Items with notes (Text Table view):  A new filter function (accessed via menu command) shows/lists all items that have a source or target note associated with them.

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#57 New

 

Machine Translator 5.0:  The MT add-on has been newly made and its integration with RC-WinTrans has been updated.

New version:  5.0 (5.0.0.6)

MT-Add-On 5.0
RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#56
Improvement

 

Updated TM Workbench:  Recent files list and minor improvements.

New version:  3.1 (3.1.0.14)

TM Workbench 3.1.0.14

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#55 Fix

 

"Find Text" operation:  Worked incorrectly whenever the "Whole Word" and "Beginning with" options were applied simultaneously.

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#54 Fix

 

RC files  "Write Target File" function:  Revised to ensure that a target RC file never contains a new line or line feed control character.

File:  "RWTRConv.dll"

New file version:  9.0.0.2

File:  "RWTRConv-UC.dll"

New file version:  2.0.0.2

RWTRConv.dll 9.0.0.2

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#53
Improvement

 

"Auto-Translate" operation:  New "Data Source" view and selective data source activation.

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

#52
Improvement

 

Shortcuts/Hotkeys:  (default) shortcuts and hotkeys added to open the Machine Translator and to access certain dictionary/TM functions.

RC-WinTrans
11.3.0.53

 

  RC-WINTRANS 11.2   

APRIL 2018

#49 New

 

Machine Translator (MT) add-on:
Upcoming release of the newly remade version of the RC-WinTrans Machine Translator (MT) add-on. Enabled for use with RC-WinTrans 11.2.

The new MT add-on (Version 5.0) will be available in May 2018.

11.2.0.47

#48
Improvement

 

Source files removal:  Multiple source files can be selected in the Source Files dialog box and removed from a project all at once.

11.2.0.47

#47 Fix

MIDDLE

TMX file import:  The (GUI) TMX import was always checking for matching IDs even when the option to do this was specifically disabled.

11.2.0.47

#46
Improvement

 

Selection of repetitions:  When using the menu command "Select" | "All (Repetitions Only Once)," a repetition is considered to be an instance where the source and target texts are 100% identical (previously it was only the source texts that had to be identical for an item to be considered a repetition).

11.2.0.47

#45 Fix

LOW

Placeholder check (Win32):  The rules for the placeholder check for Win32 (RC) files have been updated so that the size prefix character "l" is no longer ignored.

Format example:  "%.2lf"

11.2.0.47

#44 Fix

LOW

Formatting in translated RC flies:  If an extended style was set for a dialog item, the line in the RC file was not finished with a line break at the end. This caused the following item's line to appear in the same line.

NOTE:  This is not a syntax error for the resource compiler. The translated RC file is valid.

File:  "RWTRConv.dll"

New file version:  9.0.0.1

11.2.0.47

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  RC-WINTRANS 11.1   

DECEMBER 2017

NUMBER
AND TYPE

PRIORITY

DESCRIPTION

VERSION

#40 Fix

MIDDLE

MT Add-On connection to Google:  A 2017 Window security update interfered with the MT Add-On's ability to connect to Google.

Updated file:  "GoogleTranslate.htm"

11.1.2.37

#39 Fix

 

Command line update:  The new "RC-WinTrans.exe" command line interface introduced with RC-WinTrans 11.0 has been updated with two new commands, new options, and an extended output.

See the "What's New" section for details.

11.1.2.37

#38 Fix

HIGH

"RWTCmd.exe" command line tool:  Use of the "RWTCmd.exe" command line tool did not work properly in RC-WinTrans 11.0.  RC-WinTrans was closing right after starting it.

11.1.2.37

#37 Fix

MIDDLE

Project data storage conversion:  The process to convert a project's storage type from database (.fsmdb) to XML data files (.rwtxlf) did not work with RC-WinTrans 11.0.

11.1.2.37

#36 Fix

MIDDLE

Multiple instances of the RC-WinTrans application:  When processing .NET assembly files the same temporary folder was used for files with fixed names.  This caused conflicts when multiple instances of the RC-WinTrans application were running and a .NET assembly was being processed at the same time.

Module:  "RWTResxConv.DLL"

New file version:  11.3.0.1

11.1.2.37

#35 Fix

MIDDLE

SNK file assignment:  An SNK file's assignment to a .NET assembly file could be changed to a different .NET assembly file when adding a new source file to a project.

11.1.2.37

#34 Fix

MIDDLE

Visible target language in the Text Table view:  After opening a project, the column of a given target language would sometimes show translation texts from another target language.

11.1.2.37

#33 Fix

LOW

Import from Excel File selection:  The file and path to the file last used to import data from was not initialized/set for the "Open File" dialog.

11.1.2.37

#32 Fix

LOW

Directory selection for .NET component references:  Opening the "Select Directory" dialog was not working since RC-WinTrans 11.0.

11.1.2.37

#31 Fix

MIDDLE

Escaped ampersand (&) in target XML files:

The option to escape the ampersand character (&) in the target XML file as """ is disabled.  An ampersand (&) is now always escaped in the target XML file as """.

VBA file:  "XMLConverter.macro"

New file version:  3.5  (November 26, 2017)

11.1.2.37

#30 Fix

MIDDLE

Import from TMX and XLIFF 2.0/QuickShip (xliffex) files:  (Trailing) Spaces at the end of imported translation texts were removed by the "Import from TMX File" and "Import from XLIFF 2.0/QuickShip File" operations.

11.1.2.37

#29 Fix

LOW

Samples (Samples Page):  Sample files are now located in the "All User" | "Documents" folder.  Previously the sample was copied to the folder of the user that installed RC-WinTrans, rendering it unlocatable for other user accounts.

11.1.2.37

#28 Fix

LOW

Text Table view inline editing:  the "DEL" key could not be used to delete a character.

11.1.2.37

#27 Fix

LOW

"/IsTranslated" command line command:

Returned "no" (0%) for empty files (files with no elements)- now returns "yes" (100%) instead.

11.1.2.37

#26 Fix

HIGH

"Update Database" process:  .NET assembly files containing string resource files with an identical file name could have translations get lost during this process.

11.1.2.37

#25 Fix

LOW

"Open File" shell command:  When opening a database file (.fsmdb) with a double-click or by using the "Open" menu command in Windows' file explorer, an empty document window in RC-WinTrans 11 was opened instead of the project.

11.1.2.37

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  RC-WINTRANS 11.0.1.27   

JUNE 2017

NUMBER
AND TYPE

PRIORITY

DESCRIPTION

VERSION

#19 Fix

HIGH

Command line processing  "/ImportExcel" command:  Data was only imported from an Excel file using this command when a source file (parameter: "/srcfile") had been specified.

11.0.1.27

#18 Fix

LOW

Project type conversion:  The conversion of a translation project based on XML data files (.rwtxlf) into an MS Access database project (.fsmdb) did not work.

11.0.1.27

#17 Fix

HIGH

Command line processing  .NET files:  .NET files could not be processed because the file converter for .NET files was not available for the command line.  This error affected the following commands: "/Update"; "/WriteTargetFile"; and "/AddSourceFile".

11.0.1.27

#16
Improvement

 

Java Properties files:  Format correction for the first line in multiple-line texts.

VBA macros file: "FileConverters.macro"  F-1024

11.0.1.27

#15
Improvement

 

Shared notes:  An option has been added to turn this feature on or off.

11.0.1.27

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  RC-WINTRANS 11.0.0   

MAY 2017

More on "What's New" with RC-WinTrans 11...

#14 New

 

Support added for "Khmer (Cambodia)."  It is now included in the list of available target languages.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#13 New

 

COM API:  A new function ("NoteSource") for the "TransUnit" object has been added to get and set an item's source note.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#12 New

 

.NET  RESX string files:  Comments read from the source file are now assigned as notes for the source text in RC-WinTrans (before the note was assigned to the target text).

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#11 New

 

XLIFF 2.0 support:  XLIFF 2.0 XML files can now be translated with RC-WinTrans.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

^TOP^                   Bug fixes- known issues from previous RC-WinTrans versions.   

NUMBER
AND TYPE

PRIORITY

DESCRIPTION

VERSION

#9 Fix

LOW

.NET Forms Editor:  The issue that caused TextBox control size changes to not be saved has been resolved.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#8 Fix

LOW

Translation status filter:  Filtering the visible items in the Text Table view according to the translation status now functions properly when more than one target language is visible.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#7 Fix

LOW

Translation Edit Bar:  The OK All command has been improved to add the hotkey specifier ("&" character) to all translations assigned with its use.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#6 Fix

LOW

Source file renaming:  When the name/reference of a source file was changed, the Text Table view only showed empty entries.  The project had to be closed and reopened. Bug present since RC-WinTrans Version 10.0.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#5 Fix

 

JSON files:  Resolution of an error that occurred when an item contained only quotation marks and no text (creating a line shift).

JSON Converter new file version = 3.0.0.1
(November 2016)

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#4 Fix

LOW

Scrollbars:  The issue causing scrollbars in the lower tab windows of an MDI window not to work has been corrected.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#2 Fix

LOW

Command line fix ("RWTCmd.exe"):  The "kill process" command line command did not work in RC-WinTrans 10.

RC-WinTrans
11.0

#1 Fix

LOW

Word count update:  Implements a change correcting the method of calculating repetitions for RC-WinTrans' word count feature.

RC-WinTrans
11.0