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Service Packs for SALT-NZAU 20

Service Pack: SALT-NZAU 20.2.9 posted on April 15, 2020

Download and run the appropriate executable file (below) to update your copy of SALT-NZAU 20. Follow the installation instructions. Installing the service pack will not delete any of your data files.

for Windows® 10/8/7 (64 bit)

Note: contact support if you have a 32-bit operating system.

for Mac OSX v10.11-10.15


Included in Service Pack 20.2.9

  • Fixed problem when + Language plus line is missing in a transcript; the language defaults to the primary language (e.g., English).
  • Research version only: Tools menu --> Rectangular Data File. Standard Word Lists now includes a Language setting so that the word lists can be generated from any of the specified languages.

Earlier releases (also included in latest release)

  • Release 20.2.8 posted April 3, 2020
    • Fixed database locations on Mac, introduced in service pack 20.2.7.
    • Fixed rounding issue with database reports, e.g., -0.996 rounds to -1.0 on report but not highlighted.
    • Fixed language labels so there are no blank labels when editing.
  • Release 20.2.7 posted March 16, 2020
    • Allowed for multiple Language plus lines indicating multiple languages within same transcript.
    • Fixed problem selecting context and subgroup options in New Transcript dialogue box.
    • Added second default location for external reference databases.
    • Improved setup option for specifying default reference databases.
  • Release 20.2.6 posted March 6, 2020
    • Updated warning #7 to include line numbers of first occurrence of timed and untimed pauses.
    • Improved error detection for pause and timing line formats, e.g., :o4.
    • Edited database samples to correct pause and timing line formats (see previous bullet point).
    • Fixed problem related to multiple bound morphemes which caused the software to shut down.
    • Updated bilingual Analysis sample "Juan 9;6 FWAY Spanish SI and NSS.slt".
    • Added "Lucy NZPN.slt" transcript to Book samples for NZAU versions.
  • Release 20.2.5 posted February 10, 2020 (Windows version) and February 21, 2020 (Mac version)
    • Fixed problem with "Analyze menu --> Syntax/Morphology Summary" which caused the program to hang when an omitted bound morpheme was found but the non-omitted form was not found, e.g., /*S occurred in transcript but /S did not occur.
    • Edited the rectangular data file "Spanish Verbs.rif". 
    • Edited the following sample transcripts: Albany 9;1 APNF SI and NSS.slt, Alex 16;7 Con.slt, Laura 9;0 APNF SI and NSS.slt, Maria 7;3 FWAY English SI and NSS.slt, and Maria 7;3 FWAY Spanish SI and NSS.slt.
  • Release 20.2.4 posted December 12, 2019
    • Initial release (not a service pack).

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