Release Notes

XTM Cloud v12.6 – December 13, 2020

General 

  • Administrator users can now export a list of current users and customers to an Excel file directly from the user interface

Project Manager

  • There is a new option in Advanced search for PMs to find projects based on full or partial file names
  • XTM now supports the MT edit distance calculation based on the CharactTER algorithm. This is a character-based metric that divides the number of edits made to a target segment by the total number of characters in that segment
  • When creating a project, it is now possible to have files grouped automatically in the UI and via the API by DITA structure, file extensions, number of files, or number of groups

File processing 

  • A new file filter is available in XTM to process Sketch files
  • XTM now supports Microsoft Visio files in .vsdx format

XTM API

  • The API callback functionality has been extended with a failover mechanism to ensure that callbacks are sent repeatedly to the endpoint when it is unavailable.
  • There are new REST API methods to
    • Delete source files from existing projects
    • Create projects with different workflows and target languages for each source file
    • Change the workflow at a job level
    • Generate an aggregated Excel extended report including all project languages

XTM Workbench

  • The XTM Workbench docked panel now includes a dedicated QA tab for improved visibility and optimised error handling
  • Linguists can now easily distinguish between project and file repetitions from within the docked panel
  • Linguists have new Unicode characters to use in XTM Workbench:
    • Zero Width No-Break Space
    • Zero Width Non-Joiner
    • Zero Width Joiner
    • Object Replacement Character
    • Non-Breaking Hyphen
    • Soft Hyphen

XTM Connect

  • There is a new integration with Figma, a collaborative interface design tool.
  • XTM Connect – GIT:
    •  Users can now create buckets directly from the XTM user interface.
  • XTM Connect – Sitecore
    • XTM now supports Sitecore version 10.0
    • Selecting items and sub-items to be sent for translation is now more flexible: users can view all elements of more complex website structures and decide whether or not to send them for translation.
    • The name of Sitecore users who send content for translation can be displayed in XTM as a “Requester”
    • There is now an option to configure the states of Sitecore workflows. Imported target items can be displayed in a different state from the source items sent for translation
  • XTM Connect – AEM: creating projects and sending them for translation is simpler and faster than before
    • Administrators now have the option to configure a proxy server of their choice to connect to XTM.
    • All project files can be sent from AEM to XTM at one go.

NLP

  • The handling of inline tags in aligned segments have been improved: the IDs of inline tags in source segments correspond to the IDs of the inline tags in target segments
  • The Bilingual Terminology Extraction feature now automatically excludes terms that are already in the terminology of a given Customer to obtain an even more refined and specific bilingual dictionary

Translation Memory Manager

  • TM tags can now be flexibly assigned to every source file independently when creating a project, updating source files and within continuous projects