Scripture Forge Announcements

The Scripture Forge team will update this post with announcements about the product. The latest are at the top of the list.

  • 30 June 2022 v4.1.2 - Restored ability to see other translators’ cursors in the editor. Several significant bugs have been fixed.
  • 7 June 2022 v4.1.1 - Fixed bug that causes data corruption in the translation editor. The ability to see other users’ cursors has been removed in the process of this fix and will be restored in a future release.
  • 31 May 2022 v4.1.0 - Translators editing the same chapter can now see each other’s cursors. Font size selected in Paratext is now used in translation editor. Several significant bugs have been fixed.
  • 16 May 2022 v4.0.5 - Bug fixes and minor improvements. Projects are now sorted alphabetically by the project short name.
  • 11 May 2022 v4.0.4 - Improved site performance.
  • 9 May 2022 v4.0.3 - Minor bug fixes.
  • 26 Apr 2022 v4.0.2 - Fix for an error that occurs when a project that has exact duplicate notes does a sync.
  • 26 Apr 2022 v4.0.1 - Fixed error when syncing notes between Paratext and Scripture Forge.
  • 25 Apr 2022 v4.0.0 - Added ability to see Paratext notes in the translate tool. Fixed major performance problem in the community checking tool.
  • 13 Apr 2022 v3.8.16 - Fix error that was newly introduced in v3.8.15.
  • 13 Apr 2022 v3.8.15 - Updated translations and minor performance improvements.
  • 28 Mar 2022 v3.8.14 - Fix an error that can occur when syncing a derived project. Prevent editing projects in Scripture Forge that are not editable in Paratext.
  • 15 Mar 2022 v3.8.13 - Fix for an error that occurs when a user that isn’t an Administrator synchronizes a project, and the project had a different user removed.
  • 28 Feb 2022 v3.8.12 - Fix to allow importing questions from CSV files offline. A message is now shown above the editor if a chapter has become corrupted.
  • 22 Feb 2022 v3.8.11 - Do not allow backspace or delete on non-text elements in the editor.
  • 15 Feb 2022 v3.8.10 - Retry request for Transcelerator questions when network fails.
  • 31 Jan 2022 v3.8.9 - No longer imports blank questions from CSV files.
  • 25 Jan 2022 v3.8.8 - Speed up Bulk Import of questions.
  • 10 Jan 2022 v3.8.7 - Improve the speed of importing questions from Transcelerator. Prevent import of exact duplicate questions from CSV file.
  • 5 Jan 2022 v3.8.6 - Improvements to Bulk Import. Questions are properly sorted on the Community Checking Overview page.
  • 30 Nov 2021 v3.8.5
    • On the Community Checking Overview, you can now bulk import questions from a CSV file (as well as from the Transcelerator plugin in Paratext).
    • Improved the login process including fixing a continual refresh bug on Safari browsers.
  • 23 Nov 2021 v3.8.4 - Update the user interface language for Romanian and the fonts for the UI language picker.
  • 16 Nov 2021 v3.8.3
    • Can change the user interface language to Romanian.
    • Fixes a data corruption on some Char markers.
    • Combined verses can now be highlighted. Improve error reporting. No longer redirects when coming back online.
  • 26 Oct 2021 v3.8.2 - An improvement to the DBL resource check and some minor fixes.
  • 27 Sep 2021 v3.8.1 - Drag and drop text into an empty verse.
  • 17 Sep 2021 v3.8
    • Questions are now sorted in canonical order. If you were relying on the old behavior (order of creation) please let us know by creating a question in this forum (New Topic) or an issue from the Scripture Forge help menu.
    • You can cancel the importing of questions from Transcelerator. It will finish importing the current question but cancel importing any remaining questions.
  • 6 Sep 2021 v3.7.2
    • Add links to the Paratext website.
    • Fixed an issue when importing questions and an error when inviting users.
  • 16 Aug 2021 v3.7.1
    • Separate sharing settings to invite community members to the Translate tool or the Community Checking tool.
    • Drag and drop text in the Translate editor.
    • Fixed an issue getting resources from the Digital Bible Library.
  • 9 Aug 2021 v3.7
    • You can connect to Paratext back translations, auxiliary and transliteration project types.
    • A project displays the project short name along with the full name. Particularly useful when connecting to a project and finding it in the list.
  • 14 Jul 2021 v3.6
    • Translators can now Sync as well as Administrators - text changes are attributed to the user who last made them.
    • Section (USFM) marker labels are displayed when a segment is selected.
  • 8 Jul 2021 v3.5.6
    • You can cancel a Sync. If your synchronization gets stuck (nothing happening for more than 5 minutes), cancel it and try again.
    • When you Log In With Paratext the user interface is in your specified language.
    • Show the invitee role on the Users page. Now that you can invite the community to both the Checking tool and to view the translation, its useful to know what you have invited them to do.
  • 22 Jun 2021 v3.5.3
    • Gives a user all their Paratext permissions as soon as they join a project.
    • Adds 2 items to the Help menu: this announcements page and the main community support page.
  • 25 May 2021 v3.5.1 Administrators can enable selected other Paratext users to add and edit questions.
  • 12 May 2021 v3.5 you can invite specific people from the community to view your translated text. This is the first step towards a more dynamic engagement of the community. The help pages are now available in Brazilian Portuguese (along with French, Spanish and English).
  • 22 Apr 2021: the server has been upgraded. v3.4.0 is now a stable release (no longer Beta). Please go to scriptureforge.org (rather than beta.scriptureforge.org).
  • 21 Apr 2021: the server will be unavailable while we upgrade it. It may be down during 9am - 5pm MDT.
  • 16 Feb 2021: the server was upgraded. Paratext book and chapter permissions are now fully applied for all users. For translations suggestions, your project can now be based on a DBL resource.
  • 16 Feb 2021: the server will be unavailable while we upgrade it. It may be down during 10am - 12pm ICT.
  • 19 Nov 2020: If you use Transcelerator in Paratext, you can now import those questions into the Community Checking tool in Scripture Forge.
  • 24 Sep 2020: all projects can synchronize again.
  • 17 Sep 2020: the server was upgraded, woohoo! Some projects have had their synchronization temporarily disabled until we can sort them out. We will be in touch.
  • 17 Sep 2020: the server will be unavailable while we upgrade it. It may be down during 9am - 5pm MDT.
  • 8 Sep 2020: we ran into problems during the upgrade and are investigating. We will attempt the upgrade again soon.
  • 8 Sep 2020: the server will be unavailable while we upgrade it. It may be down during 9am - 5pm MDT.
  • September 2020: we are planning to upgrade our server. This will require the server to be unavailable during the upgrade and should be less than a day long. We will post a date when we know one.
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