Releases 2020-09

This page shows items released in 2020-09.

Friday, September 25, 2020


NEW [Languages]: The Mixtec Languages are now available in WBT

The Mixtec languages group has been added to the list of languages that are supported by Wordbee Translator.

Languages, Translators - WM-6677

NEW [Access-Rights] [Client Orders]: New access right enabling Order to have Co-owners

A new option has been added to the Order Form to enable users from the same company to be order co-owners.
Order Co-owners will have access to the order and get the same notifications.
To be able to be an order co-owner, the dedicated access right 404 has to be enabled in your profile. Learn more:
https://wordbee.atlassian.net/l/c/hLMHn72F.

Access-Rights, Client Orders, Project Managers, Clients - WM-3381

NEW [Reports] New report available: Back translation workflow (S711)

We have developed a new report (S711) to show all language versions for both source and target along with the comments on segments and revisions. This new feature is especially useful to project managers who need to gather all the information available for each file and language pair.

Report S711 is available for admin and managers who have the corresponding access rights. You can access the report either in the Reports section or in the Documents menu of the Editor ( Export> Create report > “Document translations, revisions and comments” ).

Editor, Workflows, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-6768

NEW [User Activity]: Improved logs from user operations

We have improved logs written from user operations to contain more details and made the TRM messages more readable. This will benefit the administrators when debugging issues in the future.

User Activity, Administrators - WM-6185

NEW [Languages]: The Bhojpuri language available in Wordbee Translator

The Bhojpuri language (bho) has been added to the list of languages that are supported by Wordbee translator.

Editor, Translators - WM-6265

NEW [Web hooks]: New web hooks options for project and order status changes

We have added the possibility to define web hooks for project and order status changes. You can configure these from "Settings" and "Developer API web hooks". To verify that web hooks are triggered, see all scheduled calls by hovering "Settings" and selecting "User activity" > "Web hooks".

API Web Hooks, Administrators - WM-6666

NEW [API]: New API 2 methods for changing project workflows

The first API method, "settings/workflows/list", enables you to list all the workflow templates configured in the platform, which you can then assign to individual projects. See:
https://wordbee.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/API2/pages/693796881/projects+pid+settings+workflow+PUT

The second API method, "projects/settings/workflow", enables you to assign a workflow template to the given project.
https://wordbee.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/API2/pages/693567505/Workflows

In Wordbee Translator, you can predefine templates for reuse in projects from Settings > Workflow templates.

API, Administrators - WM-5038

NEW [Reports]: Report S710 now shows if a segment is a repetition

We have added a new column to report S710 "Document translations, revisions and comments" to indicate "*" if a segment is a repetition.

This new feature is useful to project managers who need to be able to show or hide repetitions in the report, and check if they have been translated in the right context.

Editor, Workflows, Administrators - WM-6380

IMPROVED [Projects]: Creating a new project and presetting languages

When creating a new project, the languages are preset from the most recently created project for convenience. We have improved on this behavior to preset by preference from recent project that has the current user assigned as manager. This is helpful in environments with many project managers each working in different languages.

Languages, Project Managers - WM-6508

FIX [Order Forms]: The list of languages does not sort according to the UI language

You are now able to sort the Source and Target languages in the Order Form according to the UI language you configured in your account (My Account > Language Preferences).

Client Orders, Languages, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators - WM-4943

FIX [Editor]: Editing segments

When editing segments from the edit segment popup, they will now save correctly. You will not receive unusual error messages anymore.

Editor, Translators - WM-6370

FIX [Editor] Cursor position will not interfere with auto-save functionality

When adding tags to a segment with "Auto-Save" turned on, the cursor does not jump anymore to the beginning of the segment but it remains in the position where it was last located.

Editor, Translators - WM-4482

FIX [Wordbee Flex]: Project workflow configuration options

We have fixed an issue in the user interface configuration that affected the options for reopening jobs and notifying suppliers with Flex workflows. Each option now, when ticked, corresponds to the user's choice and reflects the correct behavior.

Wordbee Flex, Project Managers - WM-6647

FIX [Excel Configuration]: "Monolingual by column" option affects the Preview

Updating both source and target text when using the "Monolingual by column" configuration should now work as expected. You can finalize/preview the target file regardless the changes you have made in the source.

File Formats, Translators, Project Managers - WM-6398

FIX [Editor Search Bar]: Searching by Last Update Date not working properly

The Last Update Date filter in the Search Bar used to display the dates according to the timezone. This prevented users from filtering segments by a specific period. The filter has been improved.

Editor, Search Bar, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-6674

FIX [QA options]: Checking locked segments

When configuring the options for "Do not check locked segments", the system doesn't check the locked segments. If the option is unchecked, the system shall check the locked segment.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-6226

FIX [Translation Finder]: Deleting hits from a Resource or the Translation Finder

Users can now delete hits from the Translation Finder and segments from Resources only if they are authorized to do so.

Translation Finder, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-6238

FIX [Translation Memory]: Existing TB/TM Hits are now always shown as a best match

We have adjusted the priority of terms so that they appear in the translation finder as a best match. They are shown for all segments wherever applicable.

Editor, Resources, Translators - WM-5964

FIX [Projects list]: Operation failed message when exporting segments

Add the optional columns for last modified source/target texts to the projects list. These are columns showing the last date when a text was modified in the editor. Then sort by either one of the two. When exporting an error was displayed.

General, Project Managers - WM-6676

FIX [MT Hive]: Translating large files with Google MT fails

You can now translate documents with MT-Hive and Google Translate regardless of their size.

MT Hive, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators - WM-6224

FIX [Editor]: Error tags in segments

The first tag of the segment is now displayed correctly when searching for some word in the same source segment.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators, Freelancers, Leads - WM-6357

FIX [Pre-translation]: Automatic markup fixing

The automatic markup fixing option in Word Count has been enhanced so that it would respect white spaces before tags when pre-translating.

WordCount, Project Managers - WM-5883

FIX [Translation Finder]: Manager-level users can view context of memory hits

When a manager edits a job in the Editor and tries to view the context of the Translation Finder hits in the project memory that are not within the job (but maybe in other jobs of the project), no errors are shown anymore.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-6245

Thursday, September 10, 2020


NEW [Workflow and deadlines] Applying delta to project/file deadlines

The system now provides two additional numeric boxes to allow the user to type both hours and minutes in the deadline calculation settings “from project/file deadline.” The initial dropdown list has been removed. This new feature helps managers better estimate the capacity of their suppliers.

Calendar, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Beebox - WM-4048

NEW [API 2] New method to get full details and rights for a given scope

We have developed a new API2 method that provides information if and how a user can access segments in the given scope . A scope can be a job, project, global search, a translation memory and so on.
See full details here:
https://wordbee.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/API2/pages/677740554/resources+segments+rights

Terminology, Administrators - WM-6420

NEW [Suppliers] [Dynamic Groups] Include "external client and worker" users

Now you can include users with profile "External client and worker" to dynamic supplier groups, exactly the same way you do with internal users.

Managers automatically assign job assignments to the suppliers that are part of the dynamic groups.

Supplier Management, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators - WM-4501

IMPROVED [Supported languages] Zapotec language has been added to Wordbee

"Zapotec" language has been added to the list of languages supported by Wordbee.

Languages, Translators, Project Managers - WM-6577

IMPROVED [Wordbee Flex] Workflow option to reopen jobs is now triggered when translations are newly set to red status

The Flex configuration permits the user to specify under which conditions a translation status is set to red status. This is used to track content changes or additions. The project workflow option to reopen jobs is now triggered when any of the translation segments change the status to to red. This makes the system behavior consistent with the configuration.

Wordbee Flex, Translators, Project Managers - WM-5203

IMPROVED [Orders] Creating an order and uploading files: When user uploads more files than allowed, the UI is now more descriptive of the actual behavior

An order allows only a limited number of files to be attached and this is a configuration option that can be set by the administrator. When user selects too many files, the system shows an error message and cancels the upload. However, the UI did not upload the allowed number of files. We have now changed the behavior so that the upload of the selected files is cancelled in such cases. This improves the user experience.

Client Orders, Project Managers, Clients - WM-6496

FIX [JSON Configuration] "Trim leading and trailing whitespaces"

The "Trim leading and trailing whitespaces" setting is now automatically toggled when choosing to show or hide white spaces from editor in JSON configuration version 1 as well as version 2.

File Formats, Translators - WM-6221

FIX [XLIFF] Finalizing documents

When you finish your translation (s) in a Standard project, you can now to finalize your documents using the "Finalize documents" tab in the "Work & Delivery" pane. The bug has been fixed.

Job Management, Project Management, Project Managers - WM-6338

FIX [Editor] Saving translations while using pagination

The translations are now properly saved in the segments when the Auto-save is activated and you move to the next page.

Editor, Translators - WM-6056

FIX [Editor] Duplicate filters have been removed

There will be no duplicate filters showing in the Search preset when uploading a new version of the document that has exact and perfect matches from previous version.

Editor, Job Management, Search Bar, Translators - WM-4576