Release Notes

XTM Cloud v12.4 – July 13, 2020

NLP

  • Bilingual terminology can now be intelligently extracted in Excel format when performing an alignment of parallel texts.

Project Management

  • The Metrics calculation for continuous projects has been enhanced. Project managers can now download an Excel report with the history of all metrics generated during the project.
  • The XTM LQA scoring method can now be based on either the source or the target word count.

File processing

  • XTM can now intelligently process multilingual Excel files with different structures in one project, by auto-detecting column headers.
  • XTM now supports DITA packages with customized DITA root node names. Joined DITA files can now be displayed in XTM Workbench according to the hierarchy defined in the DITA map.

XTM API

  • API REST methods have been improved to let users find information about any modifications made to projects within the selected date range.
  • The REST API now offers a method to obtain manual time tracking values at job, target language, file, step, and bundle levels.
  • A new REST API method is now available to apply, retrieve, and update existing TM tag groups and tags.
  • With the getProjects method it is now possible to sort projects by column and ascending/descending order.
  • It is now possible to update pre-processing due dates in continuous projects via the REST API.

XTM Connect

  • The WordPress connector now supports translating posts and pages created with reusable blocks of content.
  • The WordPress connector can now seamlessly handle files with custom post types.
  • XTM Connect – Kentico now supports Kentico 12.0.
  • The XTM Marketo connector has been enhanced to be able to send different assets under the same Marketo program at once.

MT Integrations

  • Using new global settings, it is now possible to configure Systran MT matching to occur in XTM Workbench, after analysis or both.
  • The range of machine translation engines available in XTM has been expanded to now include Iconic MT.

XTM Mobile

  • XTM Mobile app has been rewritten in Flutter, a powerful toolkit that supports both iOS and Android.

XTM Workbench

  • In-Country Reviewers and linguists can now benefit from a new simplified XTM Workbench view. XTM Workbench options and docked panel tabs can now be hidden based on global settings and user preferences.
  • The XTM Workbench docked panel has been redesigned for an optimal user experience. The tabs can be now rearranged and resized according to the user preference window.
  • A new shortcut is now available in XTM Workbench to flexibly change segment status to “Draft”.
  • To enhance productivity and ease of use, XTM Workbench now offers the possibility to create personalised shortcuts for special characters.

Translation Memory Manager

  • The option whether to store TIPP-format segments with a “Rejected” status in translation memory is now configurable at both system and customer levels.

General

  • XTM now supports: Bari, Shan, Nuer, Mon, Toposa, Acholi, Dinka. This covers approx. 8.5 million people around the globe.
  • XTM now supports the Rotuman language, belonging to the widely spread Austronesian language family.
  • With SSO enabled, XTM users can now choose between the following authentication options: SSO only or both – SSO and XTM.

XTM Portal

  • XTM Portal administrators can edit css files in the Portal admin panel under a new ‘Custom theme’ tab using a Silverstripe editor.
  • The Translation Options tab for the standard Request Translation page has been redesigned for a better user experience.
  • Translation requesters in XTM Portal can now use project templates to pre-populate Subject Matters, Custom fields, and Language pairs.
  • A search bar has been added to the project listing page to quickly find projects.
  • Single sign-on for XTM Portal has been improved. SSO authentication has been configured to accept and pass longer attributes.
  • XTM Portal now offers a smart navigation option. Portal admins can now decide on the priority of the navigation menu items and hide less important items under the “More” link.
  • CSV files with subject matters can now be added to Request Translation Enterprise users
  • XTM Portal is now responsive and works on desktop and mobile devices.