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PhenoTips 1.3 Milestone 4 Released

Nov 21 2016

The PhenoTips development team is happy to announce the availability of the PhenoTips 1.3 Milestone 4 release. The highlights of the release are:

Spanish translation of PhenoTips

PhenoTips now supports English and Spanish languages and can be configured to work either in single or multi-language mode, by setting multilingual option in the administration's localization page. Single language mode operates in the language chosen as the default in the administration's localization page.


In this version the Spanish version of HPO hasn't been included yet, that will happen in the next milestone. Other translations are under development. If you would like to make PhenoTips available in your language, you can contribute translations at

Pedigree editor

  • Pedigree editor now allows any node to have any gender
  • Adopted individuals can now have their children and partners represented in the pedigree
  • Users are now able to select what traits (disorders, genes, cancers and phenotypes) are reflected in the "affected" column when exporting the PED file of a pedigree
  • Many small improvements such as better scaling of Pedigree legend containing large number of annotations

Other improvements

  • JSON import (symmetric with the Export JSON functionality) is now available on the Patient page for individual patient import and as bulk on the All Patient records page
  • Added chromosome, start position, end position and reference genome as fields for variants
  • Bug fixes in EXCEL export, user interface, etc...

See the full list of changes on Jira.