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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 7.28.2686:

  • Recommended update

What's New in version 6.10.1816:

  • Fixed: Rare, intermittent error of lemma formating in example concordancer.
  • Updated: Improvements in startup time.
  • Updated: Clipboard handling.
  • Fixed: Typos in Options dialog.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 6.4.1806:

  • Fixed: Formatting issues on the 'System Information' tab in 'About' dialog.
  • Updated: Improved the performance of index searching.
  • Updated: Improvements to the anagram search algorithm.
  • Fixed: Concordancer returns mangled definitions in some rare cases.
  • Updated: Improved the precision of inflected definitions.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 6.2.1802:

  • Updated: Default Google translation addresses for the Online search tool.
  • Fixed: Packer/unpacker block misalignment.
  • Fixed: Indexing of lemmas containing non-alphanumeric characters.
  • Fixed: A glitch in the new build system skips a subset of example sentences.
  • Fixed: Multi-word lemmas in definitions of inflected forms.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 6.0.1798:

  • New: Lookup engine.
  • New: Wildcard/anagram engine.
  • New: Transcription engine.
  • New: Concordancer engine.
  • New: 'As you type' engine.
  • New: Semantic similarity engine.
  • New: Spellchecker engine.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Database:

  • New: Database schema.
  • New: File format.
  • New: Build system.
  • New: Interface system.
  • Updated: Packer.
  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 5.4.1796:

  • New: Suggest inflections in wildcard/anagram searches.
  • New: Suggest inflections in the spellchecker.
  • New: Provide inflections in the 'As you type' tool.
  • Updated: 'Check for updates' module.
  • New: Improved the efficiency of font handling by a factor of 80.
  • New: Default fonts now take into account the current theme.
  • Fixed: Obsolete encryption code could potentially crash the system in extremely rare situations.
  • Updated: Improved the performance of the 'As you type' tool.
  • Updated: Detection of newer Windows OS versions ('System Information' tab in 'About' dialog).
  • Updated: File handling to prevent potential future issues.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 5.1.1790:

  • New: Installer for mouse-capture Firefox/Chrome browser extensions.
  • New: Check for updates module redesigned from scratch.
  • New: Configuration module.
  • New: (Installer) Option to install one-click mouse capture browser extensions.
  • Fixed: Apply button logic of delay activation entry field in Word Capture options page.
  • Fixed: UAC conflict in the Check for updates module.
  • Fixed: Typo in options tree.
  • Fixed: Typos in the following option pages: history, word list tools, and keyword word capture.
  • Fixed: Font in mouse word capture option labels.
  • Fixed: Font in 'Check for updates' dialog.
  • Fixed: Typo in the introduction to the documentation shown in the splash window.
  • Fixed: Corrected spelling/typo errors in Changelog.
  • Updated: (Installer) Database configuration logic.
  • Updated: Paypal icon and logic.
  • Fixed: Label error in Word Capture options page.
  • Fixed: Broken links to online documentation.
  • Updated: Detection of newer Windows OS versions ('System Information' tab in 'About' dialog).
  • Updated: Documentation.
  • Changed: Banner on splash window.

Database:

  • Faster compression algorithm.
  • New: Build and packing system.
  • Changed: Interface tweaks regarding the assignment of semantic relationships.
  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 4.5.1784:

  • New: Option to limit the number of open tabs.
  • Fixed: Documentation failed to display in 64bit systems.
  • Updated: Documentation.
  • Changed: Donation button.
  • Changed: Small improvements to the Exceptions algorithm.
  • Updated: Miscellaneous optimizations of the index search.
  • Updated: Improved speed performance of all word list operations.
  • Changed: Miscellaneous small misalignment errors in the option pages.
  • Updated: Detection of newer Windows OS versions ('System Information' tab in 'About' dialog).
  • Updated: License agreement.
  • Changed: Display of the operating system information ('System Information' tab in 'About' dialog).
  • Fixed: Rare write error in settings file.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 4.0.1774:

  • New: One-click word capture; Mouse-driven library (implementation + options).
  • New: Implementation of the word list tool (GUI + algorithms + options).
  • New: Word list operations (union, intersection,...), import/export, etc.
  • New: Multiple selection in wildcard/anagram result tabs + context menu to save to word list/clipboard/etc.
  • New: Multiple selection in similarity tool result tabs + context menu to save to word list/clipboard/etc.
  • New: Multiple selection in phonetic search tool result tabs + context menu to save to word list/clipboard/etc.
  • New: Greedy antonym search option for Lookup tool (algorithm + GUI). Triples the amount of antonyms returned.
  • New: Greedy antonym search option for Semantic similarity tool (algorithm + GUI).
  • New: Option to start/stop the (random) animation of TheSage's system tray icon.
  • New: Detection of all Windows OS versions on the market plus some additional data (About dialog, System Information tab).
  • New: Chronological and alphabetical list for history tool (implementation + options).
  • New: Copy entire lookup to the clipboard.
  • New: Copy entire thesaurus entry to the clipboard.
  • New: Copy all definitions of a part of speech to the clipboard.
  • New: Option to ignore anagrams smaller than user-defined number of characters.
  • New: Option to ignore acronyms in Anagram search.
  • New: Option to purge history of duplicates.
  • New: Wildcard search option to automatically detect search patterns in lookup entry field if [ENTER] pressed.
  • New: "Private release" tab in About dialog as well as small modifications in Splash page (added clickety).
  • Changed: Small reorganization of pages related to the Lookup tool in the Options dialog.
  • Changed: Anagram algorithm now searches for largest anagrams rather than alphabetically nearest in index.
  • Changed: Wildcard and anagram tools have their own pages in the Options dialog.
  • Changed: Middle-click on the Lookup search box, the box is cleared before pasting the clipboard contents and triggering a lookup
  • Changed: Update dialog modifications to work with new versioning system.
  • Changed: Update dialog now announces private releases to alert donors.
  • Changed: About dialog now includes release type (public vs private).
  • Changed: Documentation update.
  • Fixed: Typo in lookup tree context menu.
  • Fixed: Calling up the documentation form the Options dialog failed on some browsers' new versions.
  • Fixed: Concordancers failed to carry out lookups when multiple lemmas were listed.
  • Fixed: If a default installation is detected, the history and search pattern files are now placed in the user's [application data] directory. Also, TheSage now automatically relocates these files if they were misplaced by an earlier version of TheSage.
  • Fixed: The 'Apply' button became permanently enabled on certain occasions.
  • Fixed: Depending on which tool's appearance was affected, the 'Apply' button was not enabled after selecting a default font.
  • Fixed: In an extremely rare case, the lookup queue was not processed entirely.

Database:

  • Added: Transcriptions.
  • Added: Definitions.
  • Added: Thesaurus entries.
  • Added: Examples.

What's New in version 3.1.2.1744:

  • Fixed: 'Check for updates' did not function properly if it had previously failed to connect.
  • Changed: (Vista only) If installed in the [Program Files] directory with UAC enabled, all sorts of kooky behavour affected the saving of settings, history, etc. These files are now saved to the user's [AppData] directory. Other installs are unaffected and TheSage remains fully portable.
  • Database: Added Transcriptions.