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Releases 2018-10

This page shows items released in 2018-10.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

IMPROVED [Editor] Improvement in the Batch actions

[Editor] MassUpdate improvement
[Editor] MassUpdate improvement
[Editor] MassUpdate improvement
[Editor] MassUpdate improvement
[Editor] MassUpdate improvement
[Editor] MassUpdate improvement

Editor, Translators - WM-1418

FIX Access right issue for Set deliverable feature in new editor.

We have fixed an issue causing the "Set deliverable" popup was displaying the "Save to project as a translation attachment" option based on the source language access right and not the target one.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1666

FIX [Editor] "Copy source text if no translation memory hit found" setting fixed regardless of other user settings

The copy source text if no translation memory hit was found setting didn't work in conjunction with another user setting. This setting will now work regardless of your other preferences.

Editor, Translators, Freelancers - WM-1664

Thursday, October 25, 2018

IMPROVED Change the word "Amend" to "Create a draft" in price list page

The word "Amend" in price list page is making people confused about the difference between "Amend" and "Edit", that's why we are renaming "Amend" to be "Create a draft" to make it more clear.

Price Management, Supplier Management, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1660

FIX [Fixed] - New lines are not preserved when sending emails to supplier(s) from the supplier group page

[Fixed] - New lines are not preserved when sending emails to supplier(s) from the supplier group page

Supplier Management, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1636

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

NEW API 2: New methods to export to TMX, EXCEL and other formats. New features for searching/filtering segments.

This release adds new and enhanced API 2 methods.
New methods to export resources, jobs and projects to TMX, EXCEL, CSV or OPEN OFFICE.
See this page:
The new segments search method has been amended to allow even more powerful queries. It is indeed now possible to set a filter for a list of locales (instead of separate filters per locale). This implements a boolean OR whereby the filter must apply to any of the languages, at minimum 1.

Resources, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1629

FIX [Fixed] Analytics date of "include data until" field is not correct

Issue found and fixed when not all facts calculated up to the specified date, analytics page showed wrong date for included data in page footer.

Business Analytics, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1657

FIX Autopropagated changes to other documents now update the finalized document's status

When propagating segments to other documents, these documents wouldn't register as changed, and thus not prompting a QA check, or new document finalization. This problem has been fixed

Editor, Project Management, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1654

FIX Filtering by labels in the old editor not working / Amsterdam hosted platforms only

This problem only appears with Wordbee Translator platforms hosted in the new Wordbee Amsterdam data center. The problem has now been fixed.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1653

Thursday, October 18, 2018

NEW Translating images: Use OCR to extract text contained in images

Wordbee includes a tool to extract text contained in images such as PNG, JPG, TIFF, ICO, BMP and many more. Upload image files to your project, select the files and click "OCR". The system saves the extracted text to html. Ready to translate. Please read more here:

AI, File Formats, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1547

IMPROVED QA rule "Date and Number check" enhanced

This change refers to the QA rule that verify that source and translation texts contain the same numbers and dates. The rule also optionally verifies language/region specific number/date formatting rules. The rule was revamped so that it (a) flags no more false positives and (b) Is much more explicit with the errors found. Indeed it prints the exact strings that are incorrect together with the character positions in the source or translation.

QA, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1575

FIX Fix actions menu not showing

We have fixed the bug regarding the disappearance of the action menu in the Editor. It is now visible again.

Editor, Translators - WM-1649

FIX [Editor] PowerPoint document preview issue

PowerPoint documents with special characters in their name prevented to preview the document online.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Freelancers - WM-1517

FIX Issue with "Go to next segment" shortcut when on last page's segment

When being on the last page's segment and using the "Go to next segment" shortcut, sometimes it did not goes to the next page.

Editor, Translators - WM-1639

FIX Issue discovered regarding searching labels

We have fixed a bug where executing from the new editor a search on a non-multiple label didn't execute label filtering properly.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1644

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

NEW Fixed excel export with context columns

It is now possible to export any column type into an Excel document to work offline. This includes the possibility to export out of the box columns and custom fields, related to segment and/or language information.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1606

IMPROVED Substantially faster export of resources to TMX, Excel, CSV

Exporting of resources was reworked to execute substantially faster. In some cases this may be 20 times faster. This improvement is now live.

Resources, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1637

FIX [Editor] Issue found regarding segment filters

An issue has been fixed with the "not translated segments" filter in certain conditions. When filtering on it, no segments were retrieved even if there were untranslated segments.

Editor, Translators, Clients, Freelancers - WM-1630

FIX Creating source task jobs now correctly sets source locale as source and target - improvements

Creating a standard job for source language only (either from an order or from the project page) now correctly sets the pair of locales: fixes done (dtp free now is only created once, dtp free are now created with 1 language when created manually)

Job Management, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1624

FIX [Editor] Issue found when using the alt-down shortcut

There was an issue when using the ALT-down shortcut. The right segment was selected, but the caret was still on the previous segment. This was fixed and pushed to production.

Editor, Translators, Freelancers - WM-1635

Thursday, October 11, 2018

IMPROVED Upgrade Microsoft MT to V3 with keeping V2 working optionally

Due to heavy changes Microsoft did to MT V3, we are keeping V2 running along with V3 until Microsoft formally stop V2 by April 30, 2019.

Machine Translation, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1591

IMPROVED Hide jobs navigator in the editor if user has no right to access jobs at all

In freelance editions, the translation editor shows buttons to toggle in between jobs. However, single-login freelance editions do not include any job management tools. This fix removes the job selector with such freelance editions.

API, Translators - WM-1617

FIX [Editor] Issue with timeline comments

The comments in the timeline could be loaded from elsewhere than the current document or document set.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Freelancers - WM-1602

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

IMPROVED New xliff export extract matches in TMX file

New xliff export expose an option to permit to extract matches in TMX file like the deprecated xliff export.

Job Management, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1615

FIX [Editor] Fix switching between documents from the editor interface

We have fixed an issue with the document selector showing no results when switching between documents.

Editor, Translators - WM-1626

FIX [Editor] Fixed file import when using "add comment" column

We fixed a bug where using the "add column" in the export was creating an issue when re importing the file.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1619

FIX [OldEditor] Fix multicolumn word export

[OldEditor] Fix the multicolumn MS word export in the old editor. It is now working again
[OldEditor] Fix the multicolumn MS word export in the old editor. It is now working again

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1616

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

NEW Additional languages added to the list of languages

The languages are: Sindhi Bodo, Santali, Maithili, Dogri, Manipuri/Meithei.
These are main stream languages and belong to India, Pakistan and Bangladesh countries.

Languages, Project Managers - WM-1609

NEW API 2: Added a new improved method to filter and search segments: resources/segments/view/search

We added a new API 2 method to query segments. It adds substantially more advanced filtering possibilities. The "new editor" will soon propose a revamped search interface based on this API method.
- The documentation can be found here:
- This method will replace the current available method: will be deprecated within a few weeks.

API, Administrators - WM-1537

NEW [Workflow] Wordbee fixed a rare occurrence leading to losing column configurations between document versions

We have fixed a rare issue affecting Codyt jobs where uploading new versions of certain documents could lead to losing the column configuration.

Workflows, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1521

IMPROVED Improve the New xliff export

- Add segment context in resname attribute in the xliff content

- The downloaded file name is now composed with the original filename

Core, Translators, Project Managers, Clients, Administrators - WM-1620

FIX [Editor] Re-added missing find and replace button

Ah error caused the find an replace button to disappear from the interface. This issue has been fixed.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1610

FIX [Fixed] Deleting project languages resulting in ghost jobs creation

Whenever you delete a language from an existing project, jobs for this language become ghost jobs, and you can't delete or manage them.
WARNING: The jobs related to the deleted languages will now be deleted as well.

Job Management, Project Management, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1588

Friday, October 5, 2018

FIX Potential errors in word count: 100% pretranslations may not be counted correctly

Wordbee has fixed an error in the word count that prevents the system from pretranslating 100% matches in certain conditions and on certain client platforms. This problem has been fixed now. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1612

FIX [Editor] Bug found on the terms match insertion from translation memory

Wordbee has fixed an issue where terms match from the translation memory were not inserted correctly in the copied text

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1586

FIX [Old Editor] Fix page load when a worker was deleted

When a worker that previously worked on a document was deleted from the platform, this prevented access to the old editor. This situation has been fixed.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1611

Thursday, October 4, 2018

NEW [Editor] Fix readable context for very long segments

When displaying very long segments in the editor the scroll could be set to an incoherent place. This has been fixed

Editor, Translators - WM-1597

NEW Azeri (az) is now a left to right language

Azeri (az) is now a left to right language in the editor. This developpement also adds Iceland English (en-IS)

General, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators, Freelancers - WM-1587

NEW Sentiment Analysis: Polyglot system added for over 130 languages

Polyglot is an open source solution and has polarity lexicons for 136 languages. It identifies polarity of individual words but is not capable of taking into account any wider semantic context. This makes a system such as from Microsoft substantially more reliable. This service is hosted by Wordbee. Learn more here:

AI, QA, Project Managers - WM-1568

NEW New user access right: Allow/Disallow users to add or remove suppliers form supplier groups

A new user access right R104 - "Can manage supplier groups" was added. It permits you to revoke the right to edit, add or delete supplier groups. By default this right is enabled for all the user profiles that are today authorized to manage suppliers. You can change the right from "Settings" > "Access rights" > User profile. Search for R104.

Supplier Management, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1451

IMPROVED New XLIFF files export for the Jobs page and old editor

The new xliff export is available on the jobs page and the old editor.
This feature allow import back the xliff in the new editor.

Editor, File Formats, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1429

IMPROVED Increase max files upload to 60 in order form

You can now upload up to 60 files simultaneously using order form.
You can now upload up to 60 files simultaneously using order form.

Client Orders, Clients - WM-1589

FIX Statistics panel in new editor: Shows invalid count of QA errors (Luxembourg hosted platforms only)

Statistics panel in new editor: In some platforms shows QA errors even if there are none. This bug is now fixed.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1599

FIX [Editor] Fix editor load when no source column is displayed

We have fixed a page load issue when no source column was displayed.

Editor, Translators - WM-1598

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

NEW [Editor] Autocorrect locales fix

Autocorrect popup now correctly select a language even if they are with country locale. Added different preferences for different country version of language

Editor, Translators, Project Managers, Freelancers - WM-1582

NEW New editor: New option to switch between jobs directly from within the editor

New navigation button are added to the top bar. The user can now switch beetween two different job directly from the editor

With the quick navigation, the user can display the next or previous selected job, or search a specific job

Job Management, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1502

NEW Vicomtech PLATA Machine Translation system now accessible from within Wordbee Translator

We added a connector for the PLATA machine translation system. PLATA is a highly customizable and trainable engine. For more information and to sign up please go to

Machine Translation, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1042

NEW New language added - Chaldean Neo-Aramaic

Wordbee now supports Chaldean Neo-Aramaic. The code for this new language is cld.

Core, Translators, Project Managers, Administrators - WM-1585

NEW Word count profile: New option added to boost translation memory hits

The new option allows users to get an additional boost to hits that have the same context value as the segment being searched.
The context of a segment typically contains formatting information such as "Heading 1", "Hyperlink" etc. or, when localizing software, string IDs or keys. Specifically with software localization this setting should be increased.
Users will find this new option in "Settings" > "Word count configurations" > choose a configuration.
NOTE: This feature is not available in all client accounts today. It will be rolled out to all clients until the end of the year,

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1300

FIX Discovery of potential errors in the translation finder window in certain conditions

Wordbee has discovered and fixed various errors in the translation finder window in certain conditions. In some cases the translation finder did not show results, but an error message instead. This problem was introduced in an earlier release this afternoon CEST.

Editor, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1596

FIX [Editor] Save problems

We have fixed certain situations where the save process could be ignored when switching pages. This also fixes some rare pagination problems that can occur after a save process.

Editor, Translators - WM-1593

FIX Revert Microsoft MT back to V2 due to issues on the MT V3

Due to unexpected changes Microsoft did to MT V3, and stopping the Hub, we are reverting back to V2 temporarily until we come up with solutions to avoid data loss.

Machine Translation, Translators, Project Managers - WM-1590





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