Revision History

Version 3.2.5 (28 February 2017)

  • Fixes for test of spelling variations
  • Fixes for wildcards test
  • ADX component update
  • Improved style sheet editor validation
  • Improved test of undefined abbreviations
  • Improvements for compound hyphenation
  • Bugfix for preferred spelling
  • Bugfix for test of Oxford commas
  • Bugfix for correction of ordinals
  • Minor bugfixes for spelling variations

Version 3.2.4 (08 December 2016)

  • Fix for abbreviations with two definitions
  • Fix for highlight in test of editorial comments
  • Fix for finding non-breaking spaces in numbers

Version 3.2.3 (19 November 2016)

  • Corrected selection after pressing Fix
  • Optional logging for support
  • ADX component update
  • Improvements for wildcards test
  • Improvements to phrases in capitals test
  • Additional abbreviations to skip

Version 3.2.2 (11 November 2016)

  • Security certificate and ADX update

Version 3.2.1 (08 October 2016)

  • Ribbon icon updated
  • Speed improvement to wildcard test
  • Table of abbreviations fixed for custom styles

Version 3.2.0 (03 October 2016)

  • Free trial duration set to to 14 days
  • Increased accuracy on documents with reference lists
  • Speed improvements (excluding revisions mode)
  • Finds more brackets and quotes left open
  • Additional exceptions for numbers in sentences
  • Additional common typos
  • Improvements for two spaces to one
  • Improvements for using wildcards in custom styles
  • Improvements to phrases in capitals test
  • Installation instructions and EULA updates
  • Fix for customizing compound words
  • Minor bugfix for abbreviation definitions

Version 3.1.6 (05 June 2016)

  • Fix for test of heading capitalization
  • Fix for test of preferred spelling

Version 3.1.5 (03 June 2016)

  • Bugfixes for test of italics and capitalization of lists
  • Bugfix for launching with no document open

Version 3.1.4 (01 June 2016)

  • American Legal Style version 3.1 (including thousands of new terms)
  • American Legal Style checks footnotes as default
  • Headings 5 to 9 added to styles
  • Balloon help restored for new installations
  • Improvements to ISE / IZE conversion
  • Screenreader accessibility improvements
  • Fix for zip codes with comma separators
  • Bugfix for summary report on hyphenation tests
  • Bugfix for phrases in capitals inside other phrases
  • Bugfix for italics
  • New tooltips for style sheets and legal documents
  • Improvements for two spaces to one conversion
  • Add-in Express update
  • Bugfix for Oxford comma test
  • Bugfix for the test of compounds

Version 3.1.3 (16 April 2016)

  • Saves previous style selection (no default style)
  • Wider style dropdown box
  • Finds more quotes left open
  • Fixed title in table of abbreviations
  • Taskpane colour restored to 3.0 style
  • Thousand separators skip most zipcodes
  • Improvements to the test of spelling variations
  • Fix for adding hyphenation to the style sheet editor
  • Fix for tab order in the style sheet editor
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Minor bugfix for tests of abbreviations
  • Minor bugfix for wildcard test
  • Improved error reporting
  • Update for the Getting Started document
  • Help update

 

Version 3.1.2 (11 March 2016)

  • Version 3.1 label added to installer
  • Minor bugfix for wildcards

Version 3.1.1 (04 March 2016)

  • Box showing locations fixed for screens with low vertical height
  • Fix for corrections in the test of abbreviations not used
  • Screen reader improvements for accessibility
  • Deselect button fixed in choose tests
  • Up and down arrow keys update style sheet editor menus

Version 3.1.0 (27 January 2016)

  • New look for the PerfectIt interface
  • Adaptable for all DPI settings
  • Adaptable for 4k and all screen resolutions
  • Resizable style sheet editor
  • SHA-256 security certificate
  • Updated ADX components
  • Style sheet editor includes name of current style
  • Fix for selecting styles with ODT, RTF and PDF documents
  • Greek letters can be added to the style sheet editor
  • Bugfix for numbers in sentences
  • Bugfix for tests of wildcards
  • Fix for false positives with measurements
  • Fix for suffixes ending in -fold
  • Reduced false positives for patent applications
  • Fix for case sensitive setting in the style sheet editor
  • Fix for words within words in test of abbreviations not used
  • Fix for superscripts with the caret symbol
  • Run manage styles when no document is open
  • Updated help
  • Minor speed improvements

Version 3.0.31 (22 October 2015)

  • Added American Legal Style to built-in styles
  • Faster searching for preferred spelling
  • Improvements to the test of numbers in sentences
  • Test of italics skips where the full sentence is in italics
  • Test of italics improved for words within other phrases
  • Fix for non-English characters in preferred spelling
  • New messaging for custom tests not in use
  • Additional common typos added

Version 3.0.30 (16 October 2015)

  • Fix for choosing tests
  • Minor fix for test of compound words
  • Preparation for American Legal Style (not yet included)

Version 3.0.29 (15 October 2015)

  • Limited release for beta testing of American Legal Style
  • Includes American Legal Style Beta 2
  • Minor fix for spelling variations
  • Additions to comments found
  • Fix for 'Except before' and 'Except after' style notes

Version 3.0.28 (13 October 2015)

  • Office 2016 compatible
  • Allows 'Except before' and 'Except after' combinations
  • Fix for Oxford commas with tracked changes
  • Fix for test of numbers in sentences
  • Notifies users when the test of style points is not turned on

Version 3.0.27 (05 October 2015)

  • Office 2016 compatibility (beta)
  • Improved conversion of abbreviations
  • Improved identification of abbreviations
  • Support for superscripts following the 'Δ' symbol
  • Minor improvements to the test of spelling variations
  • Minor bugfix for skipping styles

Version 3.0.26 (24 August 2015)

  • Fix for hyphenation bug with default style selection.

Version 3.0.25 (21 August 2015)

  • New key phrases 'Except before' and 'Except after' added to style notes
  • Added two hyphens in a row to test of hyphens with spaces
  • Fix for custom styles with hyphenation
  • Fix for adding new prefixes
  • Style notes fix for the test of italics
  • Improvements to the test of brackets and quotes left open
  • Additional common typos added
  • Accuracy improvements to the test of spelling variations
  • Improvements to converting to IZE
  • Updated help file
  • Note: 3.0.24 was an internal release only.

Version 3.0.23 (08 August 2015)

  • Superscript info added to suggestions for ordinals
  • Bugfix for the test of wildcards
  • Bugfix for commas as thousand separators

Version 3.0.22 (07 August 2015)

  • Imroved accuracy for style points
  • Handling of wildcard results if two search patterns return the same answer
  • Improvement for converting the decimal marker to full stops
  • Improved listbox controls for displays with large text sizes
  • US formatted dates excluded from conversion of ordinals

Version 3.0.21 (30 July 2015)

  • Added metrics for time and document size to the report of changes made
  • Minor bugfix for measurments with non-breaking spaces

Version 3.0.20 (12 July 2015)

  • Improvements to the test for open brackets
  • Improvements to the test of italics
  • Confirmation boxes use relevant verbs instead of 'OK'
  • Alignment fixed in the style sheet editor
  • Minor bugfix for tests of abbreviations

Version 3.0.19 (01 July 2015)

  • Reduced false positives for the capitalization of common designated parties in legal agreements
  • Test of foreign characters improved to handle inconsistencies with multiple characters
  • Test for decades improved to find more locations
  • Additional words added to spelling variations test
  • Style sheet exceptions switched to case sensitive for phrases in capitals
  • Additional symbols added to wildcard search and replace
  • Reserved and Trademark symbols added to superscript test
  • Speed improvement for the test of phrases in capitals
  • Fix for adding new words to italics and superscript tests
  • Fix for importing style sheets
  • Clearer message if attempting to register an invalid license key
  • Help file update

Version 3.0.18 (19 June 2015)

  • Table of abbreviations switches back to document correctly
  • Added keyboard control for toggling preferences
  • Added more checks for comments left in text
  • Added additional titles to table/figure search
  • Fix for converting spelled out numbers to numerals
  • Fix for non-breaking spaces with dates
  • Fix for adding closed compound words
  • Minor bugfix for Oxford commas

Version 3.0.17 (26 May 2015)

  • Improved accuracy for test of Oxford (serial) commas
  • New description for skipping errors in fields
  • Fix for abbreviation settings in test of abbreviations before the definition
  • Fix for multiple footnotes in lists
  • Minor bugfix for quotes with punctuation
  • Minor bugfix for converting spellings from ISE to IZE
  • Minor bugfix for test of compound words
  • Help file update

Version 3.0.16 (12 May 2015)

  • Fix for skipping multiple styles
  • Bugfix for footnote checking
  • Bugfix for converting ordinals
  • Help file update

Version 3.0.15 (09 May 2015)

  • Term and abbreviation order corrected for fix button
  • Correction for validation of hyphenation entries in style sheets
  • Bugfix for abbreviation measurements in the test of syle points

Version 3.0.14 (05 May 2015)

  • Labels updated for document finalizing tasks
  • Installer name updated to current version
  • Minor bugfix for style points and test of foreign characters
  • Fix for ribbon buttons not functioning in 3.0.13

Version 3.0.12 (29 April 2015)

  • Fix for saving the revisions mode setting
  • Removed false positives from tests of abbreviations and common typos

Version 3.0.11 (25 April 2015)

  • PerfectIt appears in its own tab on the ribbon
  • Built in US, UK, Canadian, and Australian style sheets, as well as UN, EU and WHO styles
  • New test: consistency of italics
  • New test: consistency of en dashes
  • New test: abbreviations that are defined but only used once
  • New test: consistency of accents
  • New test: brackets and quotes left open
  • New test: superscript and subscript for chemical elements and SI units
  • New test: set preference for Oxford (serial) commas
  • New test: set preference for ordinals
  • New test: set preference for the percentage symbol
  • New test: set preference for thousand separators
  • New test: set preferences for the suffix ‘fold’
  • New test: set preference for full stops within abbreviations
  • New test: set preference for decades
  • New test: set preference for spacing around em/en dashes
  • New test: set preference for punctuation in or outside of quotes and parentheses
  • New test: set preference for non-breaking spaces in percentages
  • New test: set preference for non-breaking spaces in dates
  • New test: set preference for non-breaking spaces with measurement abbreviations
  • New custom test: wildcard search and replace
  • New custom test: scan for words with similar spelling
  • Option to check footnotes and endnotes
  • Option to skip text in quotes
  • Option to specify styles where text will be skipped
  • Option to specify preferred case by heading level
  • Option to set list/bullet punctuation preferences based on the length/nature of the list item
  • Option to exclude text in italics
  • Test of contractions skips quotations and question words
  • Test of compounds checks closed as well as open compounds
  • Test of compounds includes more prefixes
  • Test of hyphenation includes words with accents
  • Test of list/bullet punctuation can be specified to prefer commas
  • Ability to add prefixes to the test of compound hyphenation
  • Option to automatically jump to the next error if all locations are fixed
  • Simplified start screen
  • Access to styles, reports and help directly from the ribbon
  • Automatically exit keyboard mode when exiting PerfectIt
  • FIPS compliant
  • Increased maximum length for comments in styles as well as well as find/replace entries
  • New keyboard shortcut for jump to next test
  • Mode to find additional errors by ignoring fields within the document
  • Greater prominence for style advice in tests of wildcards, phrases to avoid and preferred spelling
  • Simpler updates with no need to uninstall before re-install
  • Fine-tune the test of heading capitals by specifying lowercase words used in title case
  • Fine-tune the numbers in sentence test by setting words before and after numbers that should be skipped

Version 2.2.23 (16 November 2014)

  • Fix for error with MatchPrefix or MatchSuffix settings
  • Message for outdated version key
  • Fix for typo in reporting
  • Included Office 2013 in version list
  • Bugfix for punctuation in tables
  • Additional error-checking for two spaces to one

Version 2.2.22 (29 September 2014)

  • Fixes for abbreviation tests

Version 2.2.21 (26 August 2014)

  • Addition for FIPS compliant encryption
  • Fix for custom tests of spelling variations

Version 2.2.20 (16 August 2014)

  • FIPS compliant encryption
  • New customization for abbreviation definitions
  • More abbreviation definitions found
  • Minor bugfix for abbreviation checking

Version 2.2.19 (18 July 2014)

  • Fixed display of report names
  • Updated EULA
  • Fix for case sensitivity
  • Additional secure library signing
  • Fix for custom hyphenation of words

Version 2.2.18 (16 June 2014)

  • Update of ADX components
  • Fix for test of heading capitalization

Version 2.2.17 (9 June 2014)

  • Fix for test of contractions
  • Fix for test of phrases to avoid
  • Fix for two spaces to one
  • Fix for gathering information on short documents

Version 2.2.16 (11 April 2014)

  • Help file graphics fixed
  • Fix for spaces at the end of paragraphs
  • Fix for tables in tables

Version 2.2.15 (24 March 2014)

  • Minor bugfix for converting two spaces to one

Version 2.2.14 (21 March 2014)

  • Minor bugfix for cursor placement

Version 2.2.13 (11 March 2014)

  • Fix for hyphenation

Version 2.2.12 (8 March 2014)

  • Fix for two spaces to one

Version 2.2.11 (6 March 2014)

  • Fix for spelling variations
  • Fix for hyphenation

Version 2.2.10 (26 February 2014)

  • New option to take off checking for types of compounds
  • Fixed bug when cursor is left in footnotes
  • Improved bespoke test for spelling variations

Version 2.2.9 (6 February 2014)

  • Improved ability to skip references in text
  • Fix for capitals in headers
  • Improved working with tracked changes
  • Improved accuracy with spelling variations
  • Fix for common filetypes found as abbreviations
  • Improved accuracy for abbreviations not used

Version 2.2.8 (28 December 2013)

  • Fix for upgrading old styles
  • Fix for abbreviations without definitions

Version 2.2.7 (28 December 2013)

  • Fix for generating a table of abbreviations
  • Fix for spelling variations bug

Version 2.2.6 (12 December 2013)

  • Fix for database error with style sheets
  • Updated components

Version 2.2.5 (10 December 2013)

  • Display improved on widescreen and laptop monitors
  • Fix for memory error on very long documents
  • Fix for prefixes in preferred spelling
  • Fix for abbreviations that end in a full stop in preferred spelling
  • Minor bugfixes for capitals in tables, abbreviations and spelling variations

Version 2.2.4 (13 September 2013)

  • Fix for conversion to 'ize' endings

Version 2.2.3 (6 September 2013)

  • Display optimized to fit widescreen notebooks
  • Bugfix for working with selected text

Version 2.2.2 (3 September 2013)

  • Repeat test button refreshes with latest document changes
  • Fix for choosing words to exclude from tests

Version 2.2.1 (28 August 2013)

  • Fix for generating a table of abbreviations

Version 2.2.0 (19 August 2013)

  • Option to export styles in read only format
  • Improved recognition of abbreviations
  • Locate more abbreviation definitions
  • Find more headers with inconsistent capitalization
  • Improved accuracy with tracked changes
  • Better identification of headers
  • Improved checking of capitalized phrases within other phrases
  • Reduced false positives in the test of spelling variations
  • Bugfixes for tests of bullets and abbreviations
  • More accurate tests of punctuation

Version 2.1.19 (25 May 2013)

  • Hourglass cursor appears if waiting to edit long custom style sheets
  • Improved exception checking of custom style sheets
  • More accuracy for test of preferred spelling

Version 2.1.18 (23 May 2013)

  • More accuracy in the test of spelling variations
  • Fix for custom tests with errors found at the end of documents
  • Improved test of custom spelling variations for items in capitals

Version 2.1.17 (21 May 2013)

  • Dialog box location fixed for multiple monitors
  • Fix for custom tests with errors found at the start of documents.
  • Minor bugfix for gathering font information
  • Improved accuracy in 'ise' to 'ize' conversion

Version 2.1.16 (8 May 2013)

  • Find both curly and straight apostrophes in the test of phrases to avoid
  • Fix for custom tests of compound words with previous style sheets format

Version 2.1.15 (3 May 2013)

  • Improvements to work with forthcoming EU style guide

Version 2.1.14 (2 May 2013)

  • Resolved memory error on extremely long documents
  • Fix for words within words on custom tests of preferred spelling

Version 2.1.13 (30 April 2013)

  • Find both curly and straight apostrophe variations in custom spelling
  • Fix for case sensitivity in custom tests of preferred spelling
  • Minor bugfix for tests of numbers

Version 2.1.12 (15 April 2013)

  • Fix for test of spelling variations
  • Fix for custom comments in tests

Version 2.1.11 (14 April 2013)

  • Improved accuracy in 'ise' to 'ize' conversion
  • Improved accuracy for custom test of spelling variations
  • Better recognition of matches in reference lists
  • Bugfix for custom test of abbreviations in two forms
  • Bugfix for custom test of phrases in capitals
  • Exceptions in custom style sheets no longer case sensitive

Version 2.1.10 (11 April 2013)

  • New tips on tests of hyphenation and contractions
  • Improved working with citations
  • Fix for custom styles with comments
  • Hide use of the 'Except for' code in comments
  • Fix for corrupted font information left in document
  • Fix for comments left at the start of a document
  • Updated taskpane loader

Version 2.1.9 (27 March 2013)

  • Fix for Table of Abbreviations Report error

Version 2.1.8 (22 March 2013)

  • More than 300 additional spelling variations tested
  • More than 400 additional common typos tested
  • Reports include phrases to avoid / consider
  • Keyboard mode disabled on exit
  • Hyphens marked for exclusion also excluded from compounds test
  • Message box location fixed for multiple monitors
  • Fix for custom contraction settings
  • Two spaces to one improved functionality with tracked changes

Version 2.1.7 (22 February 2013)

  • Additional digital signature for compatibility with Norton Security

Version 2.1.6 (11 February 2013)

  • Fix for custom tests of compound words
  • Fix for summary report of possible errors
  • Fix for retesting after generating a table of abbreviations

Version 2.1.5 (20 January 2013)

  • Restored ability to move PerfectIt to different sides of the screen

Version 2.1.4 (14 January 2013)

  • Additional region check for converting two spaces to one

Version 2.1.3 (10 January 2013)

  • Bugfix for editing while correcting phrases in capitals

Version 2.1.2 (6 January 2013)

  • Digitally signed for compatibility with Norton Security
  • Minor bugfix for fix function

Version 2.1.1 (26 December 2012)

  • New feature: Style notes for lists, numbers and compound tests
  • New option: Choose fix format for term and abbreviation order
  • Skip locations where the search term is part of the replacement
  • Option to exclude matches from custom styles
  • Updated help with new section on custom styles
  • Fix for compounds test
  • Fix to show revisions mode reminder
  • Fix for PerfectIt re-appearing in re-opened documents

Version 2.1.0 (19 December 2012)

  • New test: Phrases to avoid / consider
  • Alternate number options: 0-9, 10-19, 20-99
  • Fix for custom styles with numbers
  • Fix for custom spelling variations

Version 2.0.43 (16 December 2012)

  • Faster test of hyphenation
  • Faster test of spelling variations
  • Faster report generation
  • Auto skip table / bullets tests if none present
  • Additional fix for international dates

Version 2.0.42 (13 December 2012)

  • International date format fixed for trial
  • Fix for deleting entries in custom styles

Version 2.0.41 (9 December 2012)

  • New wording of error reports
  • Fix for test of comments left in text

Version 2.0.40 (7 December 2012)

  • Error reports show key information at the top
  • Style sheet editor specifies a single test
  • Style sheet editor automatically blanks text when switching tests

Version 2.0.39 (6 December 2012)

  • Faster tests of abbreviations
  • Improved ability to make document changes while running PerfectIt
  • Style sheet editor prevents non-word choices
  • Fix for hyphenation custom style sheets
  • Compatibility with Office 2013 manufacturing release

Version 2.0.38 (25 November 2012)

  • Improved automatic finding of reference lists
  • Hidden extra column in custom style sheets

Version 2.0.37 (21 November 2012)

  • Fixes for abbreviation tests
  • Fix for converting 'ise' words to 'ize' and vice versa
  • Fix for gathering document information

Version 2.0.36 (5 November 2012)

  • New style sheet option: case sensitive preferences
  • New style sheet option: choice of title format (e.g. 'Mr' or 'Mr.')
  • Use of punctuation in spelling preferences
  • Updates text checking between every test with reference option on
  • Improved accuracy for hyphenation
  • Improved interface for the style sheet editor
  • Bugfix for generating table of abbreviations

Version 2.0.35 (2 November 2012)

  • New style sheet option: convert 'ise' words to 'ize' and vice versa
  • New style sheet option: exclude commonly used abbreviations from definition checks
  • New finalization task: remove spaces before punctuation
  • Option to ignore text marked 'Do not check spelling or grammar'
  • Improved accuracy finding abbreviations
  • Punctuation characters allowed in phrases excluded from checking
  • Fix for deleting entries in style sheets
  • Improved reporting of results from style sheets
  • Fix for default style setting
  • Adjustment to counting in the progress bar
  • Easier saving for style sheet changes as well as cancel option

Version 2.0.34 (26 October 2012)

  • Help for keyboard controls
  • Uninstall icon
  • Bugfix for capitals in tables
  • Addition to common typos

Version 2.0.33 (24 October 2012)

  • Keyboard controls added
  • Added trial capability for Korean computers
  • Bugfix for tests of abbreviations
  • Fix for documents with revision tracking on
  • Table of abbreviations opens in front of PerfectIt

Version 2.0.32 (19 October 2012)

  • Restored selection search option
  • Fix for option of including reference lists

Version 2.0.31 (18 October 2012)

  • Minor bugfix for tests of abbreviations

Version 2.0.30 (17 October 2012)

  • Option to automatically ignore errors in reference lists
  • Fixes a problem accessing PerfectIt's menus

Version 2.0.29 (12 October 2012)

  • Automatically ignores text marked 'Do not check spelling or grammar'
  • Fix for custom style sheets testing numbers in sentences
  • Fix for version 2.0.28 installations

Version 2.0.28 (11 October 2012)

  • Bugfix for table headers

Version 2.0.27 (4 October 2012)

  • Taskbar icon for wait dialog
  • Bugfixes for tests of abbreviations
  • Accuracy improvement for test of phrases in capitals

Version 2.0.26 (28 September 2012)

  • Bugfix for determining styles
  • Improvement of the test of comments left in text

Version 2.0.25 (25 September 2012)

  • Bugfix for abbreviations in two forms and used before definitions
  • Improved system for re-running tests after checking
  • Fix for an error with tables of contents

Version 2.0.24 (15 September 2012)

  • Fix for import of style sheets
  • Fix for phrases in capitals with non-English documents
  • Smoother progress bar on tests of abbreviations
  • Bugfix for checking numbers with custom style sheets
  • Option to jump quickly to final tasks

Version 2.0.23 (11 September 2012)

  • Fix for bespoke spelling variations with common roots
  • Re-open after errors
  • Improved fix function for the test of common typos
  • Restore progress bar updates

Version 2.0.22 (9 September 2012)

  • Colour change to match Office 2013
  • Improved check on international variations
  • Two spaces to one set to ignore inserted field data
  • Bugfix for checking highlighted comments

Version 2.0.21 (7 September 2012)

  • Windows 8 and Office 2013 compatible
  • Bugfixes for abbreviations defined two ways and abbreviations in two forms
  • Fix for headers in capitals

Version 2.0.20 (31 August 2012)

  • Bugfix for abbreviations without definitions
  • Bigger display for error reports
  • Learn for style sheet option greyed out when not applicable

Version 2.0.19 (29 August 2012)

  • Bugfix for table punctuation
  • Trial extension

Version 2.0.18 (28 August 2012)

  • Extra visibility when working with Editorium addins (Word 2007 and above)
  • Default style control

Version 2.0.17 (25 August 2012)

  • Full error details added to errors

Version 2.0.16 (22 August 2012)

  • New toolbar created when Word's standard toolbar isn't showing
  • Report descriptions updated
  • Shorter error reports
  • Bugfixes for tests of abbreviations and phrases in capitals
  • Fix for converting two spaces to one

Version 2.0.15 (14 August)

  • Automatically ignore text inserted with EndNote
  • Warning when combining styles to ensure no accidental overwrite
  • Additional reminder when revisions mode is not running with tracked changes

Version 2.0.14 (9 August 2012)

  • Additional logging added

Version 2.0.13 (8 August 2012)

  • Minor bugfix for abbreviation definitions
  • Minor bugfix for comments in text

Version 2.0.12 (6 August 2012)

  • Fix for spelling variations test with custom style sheets
  • Improved compatibility with OfficeTabs

Version 2.0.11 (2 August 2012)

  • Made registration options easier to find

Version 2.0.10 (1 August 2012)

  • All tests run much faster
  • Quickly scan through errors with the new trackbar
  • Return to past issues with the new 'back' button
  • Clearer views of your document with taskpane running
  • Compatibility with 64bit versions of MS Office
  • Quickly assess a document with consistency reports
  • List revisions with reports on changes made
  • Limit checking to sections of your document

Version 1.4.6 (26 July 2012)

  • Development of Version 1 ended

Version 1.4.5 (20 July 2012)

  • Fix for preferred usage test

Version 1.4.4 (15 July 2012)

  • Fix for deleting style preferences with comments
  • Fix for exporting style preferences

Version 1.4.3 (10 July 2012)

  • Fix for deleting style preferences
  • Fix for display when changing styles

Version 1.4.2 (16 June 2012)

  • Fix for documents with invalid bookmarks
  • Improvements to spelling variations
  • Fix for number preferences in stylesheets

Version 1.4.1 (25 January 2012)

  • Fix for testing of compound words
  • Fix for documents with XML tagging

Version 1.4.0 (8 December 2011)

  • Option to add comments to style sheets
  • Improved accuracy for spelling variations
  • Allow en/em dashes in style sheets as well as colons and semi-colons
  • Removed warning about changes to Word's template
  • New method for inserting a table of abbreviations
  • Fixed search for style sheets in Windows 7

Version 1.3.14 (21 September 2011)

  • Better tracking of phrases within other phrases in capitals
  • Improved search for phrases in capitals
  • Fixed search for style sheets

Version 1.3.13 (24 August 2011)

  • Fix for table punctuation
  • Additional fix for custom style sheets in Windows XP
  • Fix for computers with French version of Windows

Version 1.3.12 (10 July 2011)

  • Improvements to spelling variations
  • Improvements to capitalization
  • Fix for custom style sheets in Windows XP

Version 1.3.11 (9 May 2011)

  • Faster and more accurate checks on abbreviations
  • Improvements to hyphenation accuracy
  • Improvements to capitalization accuracy
  • Fix for the check of consistency in table headers

Version 1.3.10 (20 April 2011)

  • Improved accuracy on hyphenation
  • Improved accuracy on numerals in sentences
  • Style sheet lists sorted by type of error and alphabetically
  • Fix for generating tables of abbreviations

Version 1.3.9 (16 March 2011)

  • Increased crash protection

Version 1.3.8 (5 March 2011)

  • Improved accuracy for numbers spelled out
  • Fix for customizing tests

Version 1.3.7 (28 February 2011)

  • Improved accuracy for numerals test
  • Improved conversion to sentence case
  • Improved database of common typos
  • Fix for abbreviations defined two ways

Version 1.3.6 (18 February 2011)

  • System for upgrading added to the Standard Edition
  • Creation of Table of Abbreviations fixed

Version 1.3.5 (13 February 2011)

  • Introduction of PerfectIt Standard Edition
  • All previous purchases automatically updated to PerfectIt Pro Edition

Version 1.3.4 (3 January 2011)

  • Fix for users running Windows in French

Version 1.3.3 (11 November 2010)

  • Fixed occasional stall when opening documents over 100 pages
  • Fixed occasional error on conversion of two spaces to one
  • Fixed treatment of errors when more than 1000 possible locations are found

Version 1.3.2 (4 November 2010)

  • Improved accuracy for standard mode (all tests)
  • Faster test times for phrases in capitals and long documents
  • New words added to spelling variations test
  • Option to always run 'Revisions Mode' (for use with all caps font)
  • Improved accuracy for phrases in capitals at the start of sentences and other locations
  • Improved test of custom preferences with numbers that are spelled out
  • Fix for storing test selection
  • Moved the location of the 'Wait' dialog box

Version 1.3.1 (13 October 2010)

  • New 'Revisions Mode' increases the accuracy when working with tracked changes
  • Improved accuracy in documents with numerous tables
  • Simplified starting screen, including new menu names and shortcut keys
  • Custom word lists renamed as 'style sheets'
  • Improved title case recognition
  • Improved recognition of numerals within a section
  • Improved recovery system for handling bugs
  • Updated help

Version 1.3.0 (20 August 2010)

  • Office 2010 compatible (32 bit version)
  • Solved occasional startup problems
  • Added a 'Getting Started' document

Version 1.2.4 (2 August 2010)

  • Code signing certificate completed to improve compatibility with security software

Version 1.2.3 (8 June 2010)

  • Fixes for hyphenation and abbreviation checking in custom style sheets

Version 1.2.2 (7 March 2010)

  • Registration system updated

Version 1.2.1 (2 March 2010)

  • Revised custom checking of abbreviations
  • Interface improvements for adding custom changes
  • Additional common typos added

Version 1.2.0 (24 February 2010)

  • Create, and switch between, multiple style sheets
  • Share and combine custom lists with other PerfectIt users
  • Revised help section

Version 1.1.7 (1 February 2010)

  • Improved ability to convert two spaces to one
  • Help file restored in Vista and Windows 7

Version 1.1.6 (17 December 2009)

  • Auto-save disabled with Windows Vista and Windows 7

Version 1.1.5 (1 December 2009)

  • Compatible with Windows 7
  • Default settings exclude the test for contractions

Version 1.1.4 (30 July 2009)

  • Automatically convert two spaces at the end of a sentence to one
  • Improved database of common typos

Version 1.1.3 (11 April 2009)

  • Easier installation with Vista
  • Ability to check unsaved documents
  • Ability to remove customized preferences

Version 1.1.0 (8 March 2009)

  • Complete system for PerfectIt to learn user preferences
  • Improved automation for fixing bullet and table punctuation
  • Minor bug fix for bullet capitalization

Version 1.0.77 (20 November 2008)

  • Added ability for PerfectIt to learn preferred versions
  • Minor bug fixes for the contractions and abbreviations tests
  • New icon for PerfectIt

Version 1.0.63 (9 October 2008)

  • Added a test for contractions
  • Added a feature for excluding specific words / phrases that authors do not find relevant
  • Added a test for common typos
  • Fixed scrolling through long lists of words
  • Improved speed of tests when working with long documents
  • Improved accuracy for abbreviation and spelling variations tests
  • Neatened the way in which the choice of tests is selected

Version 1.0.44 (30 September 2008)

  • Added ability to cancel tests
  • Added a check to determine if MS Word open during installation

Version 1.0.43 (18 September 2008)

  • Beta release