@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this Jul 17, 2018 · 25 commits to master since this release

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This is the RC release of OpenRefine 3.0. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Wikidata extension
  • Data package metadata
  • Tag system
  • Google drive API
  • OpenRefine Database Import Extension
  • Add coalesce function
  • Implement "Facet by null" and "Facet by empty string" and add to customized facets menu
  • Feature Request: Export SqlDump
  • Migrate from JRDF to JENA library
  • Added option to toggle show/hide null values in cells in data-table
  • Unify the internal date type
  • Update OpenRefine logo
  • Set http req headers
  • Add find function
  • Some bug fixes

See the full list of changes.

OpenRefine is funded by Google News Initiative

@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this May 27, 2018 · 107 commits to master since this release

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This is the beta release of OpenRefine 3.0. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Wikidata extension
  • Data package metadata
  • Tag system
  • Google drive API
  • OpenRefine Database Import Extension
  • Add coalesce function
  • Implement "Facet by null" and "Facet by empty string" and add to customized facets menu
  • Feature Request: Export SqlDump
  • Migrate from JRDF to JENA library
  • Added option to toggle show/hide null values in cells in data-table
  • Unify the internal date type
  • Update OpenRefine logo
  • Set http req headers
  • Add find function
  • Some bug fixes

See the full list of changes.

OpenRefine is funded by Google News Initiative

@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this Nov 19, 2017 · 851 commits to master since this release

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This is the official release of OpenRefine 2.8. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Project metadata support
  • Enhancement of the reconciliation API
  • Support split multivalued-cells by regex/special characters
  • Text filter exclude
  • Add free memory detection and Notification to user
  • Improved UI for better usability
  • New importer for Wikitables
  • Some bug fixes

See the full list of changes.

OpenRefine is funded by Google News Initiative

@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this Jun 18, 2017 · 1145 commits to master since this release

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This is the official release of OpenRefine 2.7. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Wikidata Reconcile (replaced old Freebase Reconcile service) and hosted by Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Export Clusters button on Clustering dialog.
  • Japanese translation
  • Support multiple "logical and" and "logical or" instead of just 2
  • "Transform All" support to apply the operations to multiple columns
  • Some bug fixes

See the full list of changes.

@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this Mar 3, 2017 · 1174 commits to master since this release

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This is the 2nd beta release of OpenRefine 2.7. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Upgrade the Jython library to 2.7
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This is the first beta release of OpenRefine 2.7. Please backup your workspace directory before installing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • Wikidata Reconcile (replaced old Freebase Reconcile service) and hosted by Wikimedia Foundation.
  • Export Clusters button on Clustering dialog.
  • Japanese translation

See the full list of changes.

@jackyq2015 jackyq2015 released this Oct 14, 2015 · 1224 commits to master since this release

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NOTE: Release candidate for OpenRefine v2.6. Hopefully no major changes are required except the final versioning and some minor improvoment. Please file issues if found any! USE AT YOUR OWN RISK

@tfmorris tfmorris released this Apr 30, 2015 · 1303 commits to master since this release

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NOTE: This isn't a real release candidate at this point, but rather a trial build for the development team to check out how many loose ends are left to clean up. Please continue to use the v2.6 beta 1 release for now. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK

Pre-release

@tfmorris tfmorris released this Sep 2, 2013 · 1463 commits to master since this release

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This is the first beta release of OpenRefine 2.6. It is for testing purposes only and is not intended for production work. Please backup your workspace directory before testing and report any problems that you encounter.

Testing - please especially keep an eye out for strings/labels in the UI which are missing or rendered as undefined

New features:

  • shiny new OpenRefine branding
  • internationalized UI available in both Italian and English
  • a number of small of localization improvements such as support for locale in the toDate() function #729
    (if you'd like to help translating for your language, contact us)
  • better data fidelity for import - it's now possible to turn off all automatic conversions
  • improved CSV support, including support for multi-character field separators
  • support for the new Freebase v1 APIs released by Google as well as the latest Freebase Suggest 4.3
  • better feedback on memory usage and low memory situations when creating projects
  • shorter more friendly column names for JSON imports #524
  • sorting of large data sets is orders of magnitude faster #738
  • almost one hundred bug fixes including fixes for some of the persistently annoying ones like cross() failures #432
  • more robust project saving and project recovery -- if you have projects in your workspace which have been renamed .project.corrupted, you may be able to recover some of the data if you rename them back to the standard .project extension

A full list of bugs fixed in this release is available.

INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE WITH GOOGLE REFINE 2.5:

  • data directory has been renamed from ./Google/Refine to ./OpenRefine #777

If you run both versions, add a property a definition for refine.data_dir using a line like this in the refine.ini for your Google Refine 2.5 installation

JAVA_OPTIONS=-Drefine.data_dir=/path/to/data/dir

MAC OS X Version Requirement

The Mac kit bundles Java 7 which requires Mac OS X 10.7.3 (Lion) or later. The files are compiled for Java 6 compatibility, so it may be possible to run it by hand using Java 6 from Apple's Software Update, but this is unsupported and not recommended.

@tfmorris tfmorris released this Aug 15, 2013 · 1491 commits to master since this release

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This is the first wide release of 2.6 is for testing purposes only and is not intended for production work. Please backup your workspace directory before testing and report any problems that you encounter.

New features:

  • shiny new OpenRefine branding
  • internationalized UI available in both Italian and English
    (if you'd like to help translating for your language, contact us)
  • better data fidelity for import - it's now possible to turn off all automatic conversions
  • improved CSV support, including support for multi-character field separators
  • support for the new Freebase v1 APIs released by Google as well as the latest Freebase Suggest
  • better feedback on memory usage and low memory situations when creating projects
  • shorter more friendly column names for JSON imports #524
  • sorting of large data sets is orders of magnitude faster #738
  • almost one hundred bug fixes including fixes for some of the persistently annoying ones like cross() failueres #432

Things to keep an eye out for:

  • missing UI strings displayed as "undefined" or strings with HTML code in them

INCOMPATIBLE CHANGE WITH GOOGLE REFINE 2.5:

  • data directory has been renamed from ./Google/Refine to ./OpenRefine #777

If you run both versions, add a property a definition for refine.data_dir using a line like this in the refine.ini for your Google Refine 2.5 installation

JAVA_OPTIONS=-Drefine.data_dir=/path/to/data/dir

Other changes since alpha1:

  • browser window is opened automatically on all platforms #773
  • bundled extensions now work on all operating systems #781
  • various missing internationalization cleanups #766, #775, #767
  • updated to Freebase Suggest 4.3 #762
  • more robust (hopefully) workspace saving code #528
  • support for multi-character separators in CSV files #658
  • support for locale in toDate() #729