What's New?

Version 7.5

12/2017: this release requires a new serial number.

Improvement

  • Improved resource file import (a difference in the menu structure between the reference language and the other languages does not loses the translation)
  • Improved resource file export (DISCARDABLE / MOVABLE keywords generated invalid exports)
  • Rearranged menus

Version 7.1

Improvement

  • A new option allows to keep modifications that were made to dialog using RC Localize editor (item position, size...)
  • A new Show In Explorer feature allows to select the corresponding resource in Windows Explorer
  • Updating the ressource are not any more required before exporting resources.

Fixes

  • The exportation path is not taken into account and exportation is always made in the original resource folder.

Version 7.06

Fixes

  • Dialog edition does not update dialog

Version 7.05

Fixes

  • Reimporting the project does not solve the duplicated identifier problem.
  • Reimporing the project might lead to a crash if several resources have the same relative name.
  • Application might crash when updating the project.

Version 7.04

Fixes

  • Dialog style parsing has been improved
  • Crash might occurs when using Import From Text File feature
  • Correcting a problem that could cause the inability to update the project when usingthe Import From Text File feature

Version 7.03

Fixes

  • Checkspelling has been improved in the Check Project feature.
  • Dialog preview displays several dialogs
  • Right clic looses selection when editing an item   
  • Ctrl+C now copy the text content in the clipboard

Version 7.02

Improvement

  • Path can be relative in a batch file.
  • Item can be selected from the preview dialog for a faster edition.
  • Update English and French dictionaries.
  • Adding Spanish and German dictionaries.

Fixes

  • Export resource to text file command only export one language, even if several are selected.
  • Import resource from text file crashes.
  • Text for export to text file command is not correct in English in the toolbar.
  • Export command exports in the resource directory when the destination folder does not exist.

Version 7.01

Fixes

  • Improving chek spelling by taking into account special characters (tabulation, &, '...)
  • Dictionaries setup fails when using Edition > Dictionnaries Preferences

Version 7.0

New features

  • Batch processing from the command line.
  • Check spelling and thesauraus.
  • Check speller preference dialog.
  • New VS2010 controls are now supported.
  • Keep the selected languages in some dialogs (Export resource, check project...)

Fixes

  • Hexadecimal style are incorrectly readed.
  • Modifying the dialog size is not taken into account when exporting the dialog.

Version 6.0

New features

  • Dialog editor which allow to move and resize controls easily.
  • VS2008 new types support (command button, split button...)
  • Statistic feature which give information on the characters / words amount for the project.
  • It's now possible to define an identifier list to include or exclude when exporting resources.
  • It's now possible to adjust an item size to the text from the Verify Project dialog.
  • New design, new ergonomy.

Fixes

  • Fix: some dialog controls might lose their style when exporting resource.

Version 5.5

New features

  • It's now possible to select the language to check in the Check Project dialog.
  • The dialog preview is updated as long as you edit its items.
  • Project now uses resource relative path. This allows to move project anywhere and use RC Localize in a multi developers project or with a source management system.
  • New preferences:
    • Control on the maximum string width for dialog items and other items.
    • Control on the escape sequence (\n, \r\n...)
    • Control on the way special caracters are interpreted when editing (tabulation, carriage return...)
  • Adding a link to RC Localize forum.
  • New registration procedure using activation.

Fixes

  • Fix: edited item preview is not correct when using several monitors.
  • Fix: if a new language has been added to a resource, it is not added to the project languages when updating the project.
  • Fix: RC Localize exports several time the comments related to the TEXTINCLUDE block.

Version 5.02

Fixes

  • Fix: merging resource truncate texts
  • Fix: language list is not updated after merging resource process

Version 5.01

Fixes

  • Fix: edition is not from right to left in Ararbic, Hebrew, Urdu and Farsi languages.
  • Fix: RC Localize now verify that neutral texts are compatible with ANSI default chars.
  • Fix: invalid formating in DIALOG block might result in an infinite loop.

Version 5.0

New features

  • RC Localize is now an unicode application. This improves languages support and simplifies dialog display.
  • Unicode resource file from Visual Studio .Net 2005 are now supported.
  • Text files are now exported as unicode text file.
  • Resource files can be exported as ANSI or unicode files.
  • It's now possible to edit resource files which have no LANGUAGE keywords.
  • Technical support improvement. This is now possible to send an error report.

Improvements

  • Settings are kept when using export resources dialog.
  • Resource import procedure has been simplified.
  • Cut / Paste structure allows to copy dialog name.
  • Now support { and } block instead BEGIN and END.

Fixes

  • Fix: RC Localize sometime freezes when displaying a dialog.
  • Fix: menus are not taken into account when merging 2 projects.
  • Fix: invalid keyboard shortcut for Edit > Cut command.
  • Fix: bug exportation when using resource files which use CR instead CR-LF as carriage return.

Version 4.01

New features

  • Copy structure command which allows to copy a set of items from a menu or a dialog to another menu or dialog.

Fixes

  • Fix: Copy/Paste keyboard shortcuts don't work.
  • Fix: a carriage return is added to the text when using Copy and Paste.
  • Fix: ICON control is sometime incorrectly exported.
  • Fix: dialog size is incorrectly handled when dialog is in neutral section.
  • Fix: dialog control syntax is sometime incorrect when exporting a project.
  • Fix: new XP visual style is missing.

Version 4.0

New features

  • Dialog display.
  • Verify duplicated or missing mnemonic characters. It's also possible to adjust mnemonic characters automatically.
  • Verify that dialog items are larger enough to display localized texts.
  • New project options which allow to substitue a text by another one, depending on the exported language.
  • Improved reading of RC file CONTROL fields.
  • All items are now displayed in the project tree.
  • New icons which improve item's differentiation.
  • Menu display is more clear.

Version 3.11

  • Fix: RC Localize doesn't import correctly menu items which have a comma in their text.
  • Fix: Visual Studio .Net resource editor doesn't open the localized file correctly.

Version 3.1

New features

  • Display the complete path of the edited item
  • Comment area that allows to clarify the context of the item
  • Better handling of the verify flag
  • Better handling of the item to translate: an item must be translated again or verified when the main language string has been modified.
  • Fix: texts are displayed on several line in the Merge Project... dialog box
  • Fix: searching for an identifier
  • Fix: RC Localize sometimes freezes when verifying the project

Version 2.6

New features

  • An option allows to export the main language strings when items are not translated
  • A new preferences option allows to prevent resource backup when exporting in the update mode

Others

  • Fix: TEXTINCLUDE block might be missing in the exported resources.
  • Fix: AUTO3STATE, AUTOCHECKBOX, AUTORADIONBUTTON, CHECKBOX, PUSHBOX, RADIOBUTTON, STATE3 block are now handled
  • Fix: Some languages might be missing when exporting resources from a project which have several resources with different languages
  • Fix: a message reports an error on particular neutral language items

Version 2.5

New features

  • Handling neutral language (LANG_NEUTRAL, SUBLANG_NEUTRAL)
  • XP theme support
  • Setup improved

Others

  • Fix: random crash when closing the application

Version 2.1

New feature

  • Command Merge to resource

Other

  • Fix: crash when importing a resource which have a big DLGINIT section
  • Fix: custom section importation

Version 2.0

New features

  • Unicode display of localized language.
  • New languages support (Arabic, Thai, Vietnamese...).
  • Import/Export resource to a text file.
  • Text formatted edition (/n, /t characters).
  • Find and replace improved features. It's now possible to replace a given ID with a particular text.
  • Improved exportation: exportation to single or several resources.
  • Checking feature: formatting checking (%s, %d...), spaces, tabulation...
  • Application preferences which give a control on the text size and the name of the exported files.

Others

  • Fix: find previous feature.
  • Fix: DLGINIT section is now correctly handled for activeX controls.
  • Fix: custom type importation.

Version 1.01

Others

  • Fix: String table importation
  • Fix: dialog text and static control importation

Version 1.0

  • RC Localize first release