Beta Release Notes

  • FieldWorks 9.1 makes several changes to the Discourse area.
    1. New Discourse Chart Templates can be added
    2. A text can be charted for multiple templates
    3. Morpheme rows can now be added in the charts and configured like other rows
    4. The Notes field can be placed on the left or the right of the chart
    5. The tagging tab now allows words to be tagged with more than one type
  • FieldWorks 9.1 uses a new cloud api for uploading to Webonary.
  • There are also improvements to Send/Receive to enhance security and ease of use.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.12

  • LT-20058 Sharing mode now saves Flex changes while Phonology Assistant is running.
  • LT-20690 mp4 files now work in Webonary.
  • LT-20867 Change label of Log in button on FLEx Bridge.
  • LT-20881 Fix crash after pressing enter then backspace in a long text.
  • LT-20678 Interlinear configuration now migrates correctly between version 9.0 and 9.1.
  • LT-20959 When inflection sub items not shown, attempting to show them no longer crashes.
  • LT-20995 Use ICU search in interlinear when finding potential morphemes.
  • LT-21001 Update the Malay Semantic Domains.
  • LT-21002 Fix a crash that occurs when clicking an entry in Lexicon edit after making changes in the Sorting tab of Writing Systems Properties.
  • LT-21047 FXT now supports custom lists.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.11

  • LT-08457 Sorting by Occurrence sorts sorts on selected word and following context (Sort from end not yet working).
  • LT-20197 Upgrade to ICU 7.0.
  • LT-20634 Fix Custom discourse charts to print column headers properly.
  • LT-20651 When FLEx leaves behind a lot of null files, don’t crash, clean them up.
  • LT-20678 Interlinear configuration now migrates correctly between version 9.0 and 9.1.
  • LT-20704 Show Morph Token on Lexeme Form, stop showing it on Headword using Citation Form.
  • LT-20734 Send / Receive works on a New Machine.
  • LT-20866 Custom field is not displayed in the Configure Interlinear Lines dialog, in the Gloss tab.
  • LT-20884 Add missing alpha headings for ambiguous multigraphs.
  • LT-20922 Fix Pular collation issues (works in upper Unicode planes).
  • LT-20955 Fix crash importing books from Paratext with figures.
  • LT-20957 Shifting the Notes column no longer makes bad prints.
  • LT-21009 Installer now properly initializes ICU custom properties from older versions.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.10

  • LT-20754 Promoted senses now bring along more entry level fields.
  • LT-20816 Projects can use case systems from other writing systems to generate dictionary letter headings.
  • LT-20841 Configure Interlinear Dialog now shows correct checks for custom fields.
  • LT-20880 Fix FLExText exports for variations of writing systems.
  • LT-20944 Reenable Send & Receive -> Check for FLEx Bridge Updates.
  • LT-20954 Stop giving import errors when LIFT file is not in its own directory.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.9

  • LT-17589 Dialect labels are now available in SFM import/export.
  • LT-19174 Archiving with RAMP now works in Linux (SIL).
  • LT-20697 Correct exports to XLingPaper in Linux.
  • LT-20794 SFM data imported into Linux is now available.
  • LT-20795 Add additional information to the crash report so crash adding Genesis from an associated project in Choose Texts can be fixed.
  • LT-20797 Provide a way for LCMBrowser to work in Linux.
  • LT-20832 Line breaks \A in configuration now work in Webonary.
  • LT-20837 An Empty text, on restart, uses non-English Flex UI ws instead of 1st vern ws in baseline.
  • LT-20847 Parse possibilities now include lexical gloss in the drop-down box.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.8

  • LT-20846 Fix gloss line turns to stars when parse chosen.
  • LT-20858 Go to the right word in a word in text.
  • LT-20628 Fix problem in many Windows locales that causes a popup saying that localization language isn’t available.
  • LT-20662 Fix crash adding custom fields in interlinear texts.
  • LT-20715 Display custom field content under dictionary configuration grouping nodes.
  • LT-20783 Delete old installer files.
  • LT-20815 Show entire Project combobox in S&R settings.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.7

  • LT-19629 Adding an audio recording causes the date modified to be updated.
  • LT-20442 In Configure Interlinear Lines, use correct checkboxes for custom fields.
  • LT-20669 Sound files imported from The Combine entries are now playable in the Lexicon Edit view.
  • LT-20800 Notify users if there are model changes before installing automatic updates.
  • LT-20813 Move “Install Updates?” notifications to the front when FLEx opens.
  • LT-20840 In interlinear configuration, ‘Add Line’ now adds lines for ‘Literal Translation’, ‘Lex. Entries’ and ‘Free Translation’

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.6

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.5

  • LT-18814 Fix crash in “Find in Dictionary” if the lexical entry has any picture added to 9.1.5 from 9.0.17.
  • LT-18819 Fix crash on Browse pane when opening the Print dialog added to 9.1.5 from 9.0.17.
  • LT-19171, LT-20756 Implement automatic updates. By default, FieldWorks will download the latest available update when it is available. Patch updates are about 200 MB and are published every month or two. This version downloads only patch updates. Next month, we plan to release a patch that can download and install all updates (some are 360 MB). So users will automatically receive all updates.
  • LT-19891 Fix for the help link on the sorting tab in Writing System properties added to 9.1.5 from 9.0.17.
  • LT-20483 In Linux, clicking Help in any area in the FieldWorks application now works added to 9.1.5 from 9.0.17.
  • LT-20585 Fix a problem with the online installers.
  • LT-20613 Preserve order of renamed custom fields.
  • LT-20688 Preserve order of configured interlinear lines.
  • LT-20690 .mp3 files no longer crash and block uploading to Webonary.However,mp3 files will not play on Webonary until some more work is done. This should be completed next month.
  • LT-20696, LT-20525, LT-20731, LT-20763 Completed dictionary tables.
  • LT-20714 Multiple Ignorable characters no longer generate letter headings.
  • LT-20724 Fix RTL document flow for dictionaries.
  • LT-20725 Webonary upload fixed for some RTL project data.
  • LT-20726 Webonary upload fixed for on projects with ‘No Name’ lexical references to sense.
  • LT-20727 Crashes fixed with text charts but more work will be done. This should be completed next month.
  • LT-20736 Custom fields other than single line text are again available for mapping in SFM import.
  • LT-20744 Add flextext phrase item type=”txt” on export for ELAN users.
  • LT-20772 Fix crash trying to reorder Text Chart templates.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.4

  • LT-20525 New ability to add tables to entries/senses. It’s not fully implemented, but is useable.
  • LT-20585, LT-20631 Fix some problems with the online installers.
  • LT-20622 Variant Type position can now be controlled in configuration.
  • LT-20660 Fix crash when changing morph type to an extended type.
  • LT-20672 Add ability to reorder writing systems in free and literal translations and notes in texts.
  • LT-20675 Update error message for trying to promote part of discourse chart.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.3

  • LT-20440 Remember size for Configure Interlinear Lines dialog.
  • LT-20441 Make Configure Interlinear Lines columns narrower.
  • LT-20412 Fix crash in Text Chart tab in Texts & Words view.
  • LT-20446 Fix problems moving interlinear writing systems up and down.
  • LT-20484 Fix problem with Configure interlinear lines dialog in Linux.
  • LT-20543 Print should work for full dictionary though note that printing large dictionaries may require more than 8 Gb of memory.
  • LT-20582 Add new import option for data exported from The Combine.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.2

  • LT-19468, LT-20534 Increase S/R password security
  • LT-19915 Discourse Charts exported to Word will now open in Office 2019 and 365.
  • LT-20407 Update the Send/Receive Internet dialog in Chorus.
  • LT-20490 Fix crash when clicking add a new question button near messages field in the entry pane.
  • LT-20521 FLEx Bridge 3.1.7 and 3.2.0 are now working with FW 9.1 build on Linux.
  • LT-20549 Add “Remember password” checkbox to S/R dialogs.
  • LT-20555 Provide a relevant message when entering invalid username/password in S/R.
  • LT-20590 Fix Linux crash when trying to start.
  • LT-20621 Fix error upgrading from 9.1.1 to 9.1.2.
  • LT-20623 Fix FLEx Bridge 3.2.0 cosmetic defects in Linux.

Bugs fixed in version 9.1.1

  • LT-20515 Add improved error reporting and stability on the initial upload to Webonary.
  • LT-20488 Fix CSS bug “flex-line-height” instead of “line-height” in configured export.
  • LT-19559 Fix XAmple parsing problem that can result in an extremely long word parse time.
  • LT-20249 Correct HermitCrab “Try a word” crash in Linux that worked in Windows.