Find broken links on your website

Tuesday, Jul. 29th 2008

I’ve been revamping the Felix manual, and I was worried about creating broken links in the process. I was able to use a very cool tool called Xenu to find all the broken links on my site and quickly fix them. Xenu has a minimalistic interface, but it does what you need it to do, […]

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Poor support for Japanese at Plimus: worse than I imagined

Monday, Jul. 28th 2008

I already blogged about poor support for Japanese at Plimus here and here. By the lame form email they sent me each time I reported a bug with Japanese, I knew that they had no interest in supporting it. That’s why when a customer pointed out the fatal bug in their Japanese page, I jumped […]

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Early releases: Felix 1.1.8 and Memory Serves 0.3

Friday, Jul. 25th 2008

I’ve got Felix working with Memory Serves now. There are still a couple of kinks to work out; for example, memories on the server aren’t fully integrated with the Memory Manager dialog in Felix. But normal memory and glossary searches are working, so I’m making this early release. I expect to have the final release […]

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Progress report: Memory Serves 0.2

Friday, Jul. 11th 2008

I was hoping to have an early release of Felix with support for Memory Serves memories by today, but unfortunately there is still a little bit of work to do. I’m leaving today for a trip with my family (going to climb Mt. Fuji with my son for his 10th birthday), so the release of […]

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Three types of translation memory search

Monday, Jul. 7th 2008

When you’re relatively new to computer aided translation (CAT), the terminology can get a little confusing. In this post I want to describe the three main types of search used by translation memory managers (TMMs): memory search, glossary search, and concordance search. Memory Search This is the bread-and-butter feature of TMMs. Remember that a “translation […]

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Early release: version 0.1 of Memory Serves

Saturday, Jul. 5th 2008

I’ve just released version 0.1 of Memory Serves. This is ahead of an early release of Felix version 1.2, planned for next weekend. Together, it’ll be possible to share Felix memories over a local network. This early release of Memory Serves is in order to get feedback and hopefully uncover any problems running on different […]

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Progress report: Memory Serves

Wednesday, Jul. 2nd 2008

As I stated in my May development roadmap, this month I’m working on a server component for Felix. Development is going very well, and I should have an initial version of the server itself ready for release by this weekend. After that I’ll work on creating an interface to the server from Felix, and together […]

Posted by Ryan Ginstrom | in Felix, Memory Serves, tools | 4 Comments »

Version 1.1.6 of Felix released

Wednesday, Jun. 25th 2008

I’ve just released version 1.1.6 of Felix. This is a bug-fix release and fixes two bugs with memory searches. The number placement option caused crashes when the word-matching algorithm is used The combination of case-insensitive searches, word-matching algorithm, and reverse (translation) lookup did not work properly. I recommend upgrading to this latest version. There is […]

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Felix version 1.1.5 released

Wednesday, Jun. 18th 2008

I’ve just released version 1.1.5 of Felix. It’s available from the download page. This is a minor release. Here are the changes/improvements in the latest version: Bug fix: Some shapes in PowerPoint 2007 were not properly recognized by the add-in Dragging a memory into the Memory or Glossary window opens it The position of the […]

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EDICT dictionary files available as Felix glossaries

Tuesday, Jun. 10th 2008

I’ve converted the EDICT and ENAMDICT dictionary files created by Jim Breen into Felix format. The converted glossary files are available from the Felix Website. Glossaries converted from EDICT file Glossaries converted from ENAMDICT file The EDICT file is multilingual (Japanese/English/French/German/Russian), and I’ve converted it into 20 Felix glossaries representing each language combination. Of course, […]

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