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  1. Please update MAT to eliminate error messages due to Microsoft DataMarket being retired

    Since 2017/04/30, "Generate machine translations" displays an error message:

    TranslateApiException: Invalid authentication token. Microsoft DataMarket is retired. Please subscribe to Microsoft Translator, in the Cognitive Services section at https://portal.azure.com. Please visit https://cognitive.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/1128340-announcements-action-required-before-april-30-20 to find detailed instructions. : ID=0824.V2_Soap.GetTranslations.4EEAF6E3

    Please provide a way to at least eliminate the message, or even better, to restore the capability as hinted in the message.

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    • Enable filtering for multiple columns

      When filtering according to column it would be very helpful to be able to filter for multiple columns.

      Example: Filter both by translation state and alphabetically

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      • Be compatible with latest VS 2017 RC version

        MAT is listed in VS 2017RC "Extensions and update menu"; after installation, it doesn't show as Tool option menu to enable my project.
        It doesn't appear to be installed in the extensions folder in my hdd.
        This tool is so used in my everyday projects, I beg you to make it available for any evolution of VS from now on.

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        • Tell us how to install for Visual Studio 2017

          Installing VS2017 doesn't automatically have MAT support. Please post instructions for those of us that were using it with VS2015 and have installed VS2017.

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          • Add ignore/exclude filter for resx files

            Enabling MLAT for a project sucks in all resx files found and creates localized resx files for all enabled languages, which can really bloat your project. Please add the possibility to exclude specific resx files from ever being added to XLIFF files and so that the localized resx files are not created.

            Two scenarios:

            1)
            ASP.NET MVC with enity framework code first migrations. Enabling MLAT for such a project really bloats the project with localized, unneeded, RESX files being created for every migrations, which can be hundreds. The XLF file also gets bloated with migrations data, that must manually be…

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            • Configuring translation providers

              Add a setting to their preferred provider like me more suited results Microsoft translator.

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              • Can you update the World-Ready Documentation?

                I saw this here, https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa292479(v=vs.71).aspx and I hear it this term "World-Ready" in the Edx Series. What's wrong with "Global" "Multi-National or "Internationalized?"

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                • MAT Editor doesn't start on latest Win 10 preview (10279)

                  There is an exception in the eventvwr:
                  Name der fehlerhaften Anwendung: MultilingualEditor.exe, Version: 4.0.1605.0, Zeitstempel: 0x56d77b07
                  Name des fehlerhaften Moduls: KERNELBASE.dll, Version: 10.0.14279.1000, Zeitstempel: 0x56d50ea0
                  Ausnahmecode: 0xc000041d
                  Fehleroffset: 0x000000000000d7b8
                  ID des fehlerhaften Prozesses: 0x3a8
                  Startzeit der fehlerhaften Anwendung: 0x01d17706c6ef1f42
                  Pfad der fehlerhaften Anwendung: C:\Program Files (x86)\Multilingual App Toolkit\MultilingualEditor.exe
                  Pfad des fehlerhaften Moduls: C:\WINDOWS\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
                  Berichtskennung: 2f5d3587-5089-46f3-b758-961302bcb84e
                  Vollständiger Name des fehlerhaften Pakets:
                  Anwendungs-ID, die relativ zum fehlerhaften Paket ist:

                  and

                  Anwendung: MultilingualEditor.exe
                  Frameworkversion: v4.0.30319
                  Beschreibung: Der Prozess wurde aufgrund einer unbehandelten Ausnahme beendet.
                  Ausnahmeinformationen: System.NotSupportedException
                  bei System.Windows.Input.ModifierKeysConverter.GetModifierKeys(System.String, System.Globalization.CultureInfo)
                  bei System.Windows.Input.ModifierKeysConverter.ConvertFrom(System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext, System.Globalization.CultureInfo, System.Object)
                  bei System.Windows.Input.KeyGestureConverter.ConvertFrom(System.ComponentModel.ITypeDescriptorContext, System.Globalization.CultureInfo, System.Object)
                  bei System.Windows.Input.KeyGesture.CreateFromResourceStrings(System.String, System.String)
                  bei MS.Internal.Commands.CommandHelpers.RegisterCommandHandler(System.Type, System.Windows.Input.RoutedCommand,…

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                  • Translation status report should complain more loudly if any language has 1 or more missing translations

                    Right now if I have 200 strings, and somehow I forgot to update a language, the translation status report shows a tiny little sliver of red... barely noticable. Instead, there should be a giant blinky light, especially if I'm about to ship my app with a missing resource.

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                    • Fix ErrorMessage preventing MAT to save translation-files when opening XLIF from VS

                      Message is The selected file type is not supported by the Editor. This type of CollectionView does not support changes to its SourceCollection from the Dispatcher thread.

                      Opening MAT as standalone and loading the same XLIF resolves the issue, but isn´t very "handy"

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                      • Fix crash when opening XLIFF file without <group> element

                        From the XLIFF 1.2 spec, the <group> element as a child of <body> is optional.
                        http://docs.oasis-open.org/xliff/v1.2/os/xliff-core.html#body

                        If you try to open an xliff file which does not contain a group element, the MultiLingual Editor does not open the file, and reports an exception: "Object reference not set to an instance".

                        So, this xml does NOT work :-(
                        <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
                        <xliff xmlns="urn:oasis:names:tc:xliff:document:1.2" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance&quot; version="1.2" xsi:schemaLocation="urn:oasis:names:tc:xliff:document:1.2 xliff-core-1.2-transitional.xsd">

                        <file datatype="xml" source-language="en-GB" target-language="cy" tool-id="My tool" original="file.xml">

                        <header>

                        <tool tool-id="My tool" tool-name="My tool" tool-version="1.0"/>

                        </header>

                        <body>
                        <trans-unit id="My_resource_string" translate="yes" xml:space="preserve" approved="no">
                        <source>Source string</source>
                        <target state="new" xml:lang="si">Target string</target>
                        </trans-unit>
                        </body>
                        </file>
                        </xliff>

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                        • Integrate strong name key signing into build process

                          I am running the toolkit for a VS 2015 project and it works quite nice. The only missing thing that I need is that after setting an snk signature for the project, all satellite assemblies are not being loaded anymore.
                          I know I can workaround it by a complex process of unpacking IL, injecting signature and rebuilding an assembly, but it would be really great if it worked out of the box.

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                          • After applying a suggestion return to Strings

                            after you applyed a suggestion for a specific string, return to the "Strings" tab and select the row you were editing again.

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                            • Better inform user in Visual Studio 2015

                              I selected a project and clicked on "Tools" --> "MAT" --> "Enable selection".

                              Nothing happened...
                              Turned out that my Output window had to be set to

                              "Show output from: Multilingual App Toolkit"

                              This contained the reason:

                              1> Project 'xxx' was not enabled - the project's source culture could not be determined.

                              Maybe a little dialog would be helpful?

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                                The latest builds will display a message box is the project failed to enable. If the source language resource file is not found, the project will enable, but a warning will be display in the output panel as well as during the build.

                              • it does not work !

                                it does not work on vs enterprise 2015

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                                • Windows 10 universall apps support

                                  Right now we can't use this tool with windows 10 universal apps...
                                  "Tools>Enable Multilingual App Toolkit" is disabled when we choose win10 universal app project.

                                  I think that everybody knows that in a new strategy: "win10 is a new generation and it's our super innovation and so on... and other blablabla"

                                  It's not looks like a bug, because in the same time for windows 8.1 apps it's working.

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                                  • Multilingual Editor source language

                                    So I was busy doing translations in the Multilingual Editor.
                                    I was working in the Suggestions tab. Suddenly out of the blue I spotted a mistake in the Source string.
                                    Is there a way to edit this or mark that the Source should be checked again?

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                                      This is handled by updating the default resource file inside Visual Studio. The source string in the related XLF files update during the next build. If the source string was already translated, the translation will remain intact, but will be will be flagged so you can review if a new translated is needed.

                                      Here is the blog posting that describes the notification process: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/matdev/archive/2014/02/07/multilingual-app-toolkit-v2-2-released.aspx

                                    • Make a tutorial on how to incorporate MAT to Windows Phone Silverlight App

                                      I have been going in circles for the past week trying to add MAT to my windows phone Silverlight app
                                      after some effort I managed to add a Resources.resw file to the Strings\en-US folder and set its build action to PRIResource
                                      but when I click Enable Multilingual app toolkit I get : "At least one resource file is required before your project can be enabled by MAT"

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                                      • Add OneDrive support

                                        Instead of sharing via email or a path, add a OneDrive working directory.
                                        Would it be possible to add OneDrive so that there is also one version of the files? Because some files need to be emailed to 2 translators.

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                                        • Add translations from unlocalize

                                          Maybe it would be great to add translations from unlocalize:

                                          http://unlocalize.com/

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