Saturday, April 18, 2009

The Harbour MiniGUI 1.6 Extended Edition (Build 65) setup is published

Hi All,

The Harbour MiniGUI 1.6 Extended Edition (Build 65) setup is published at the following URL:

and the Lite build 65 at the following URL:

There is the following changelog for this build below:

2009/04/15: Build 65 (HMG 1.6 Extended Edition) Published.
* Fixed: The problem with Switch value in the function _GetBrowseFieldValue() at xHarbour compiler
(introduced in the build 63). Reported by Mr. Winfax <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Enhanced: The GRID control supports an optional VALIDMESSAGES clause.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo5.prg in folder \samples\Basic\Grid_3)
* Enhanced: The GRID control supports an optional CELLED / CELLNAVIGATION clause.
The Value property is a two element array (row,column) for celled grid.
Based upon a code borrowed from an Official HMG 2.8.2-2.8.3.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\Grid_7)
* Enhanced: 'DynamicBackColor' and 'DynamicForeColor' Browse and Grid properties
accepts the color arrays now also, being, this way, consistent with MiniGUI
general color handling (for compatibility with Official HMG).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo2.prg in folder \samples\Basic\Grid)
* Enhanced: The MultiLine InputBox supports resizing now.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\InputBox)
* Updated: Synchronized an Extended HMG with an Official HMG 2.7.0-2.7.2:
- Fixed: DRAW GRAPH (pie type) problem with low values (about 0%).
- Changed: DRAW GRAPH (pie type) accepts bigger than 7 digits values
now (Thanks to Esgici).
- Enhanced: Grid Control: 'This.CellValue' is writable now, so, you can
change the value of the cell being currently edited from inside 'Valid'
cell procedure (see demo5.prg in folder \samples\Basic\Grid_3).
- New: DRAGITEMS property for LISTBOX control.
This property allows to user to reorder items in a ListBox
by dragging it (see demos in folder \samples\Basic\Listbox_2).
- New: 'System object' sample (see in folder \samples\Basic\CLIPBOARD).
- New: 'WAIT WINDOW' sample (see demos in folder \samples\Basic\WAIT_WINDOW).
- Fixed: Mysql samples. Report and fix by Sudip (see demos in folder \samples\Basic\MYSQL).
* Updated: Adaptation FiveWin Class TSBrowse 7.0 in HMG:
- New: ADORDD support.
Contributed by Janusz Pora <>
* Updated: Harbour Compiler 1.1.0dev (SVN 2008-04-14 10:52):
* Updated: AdoRDD library source code (see in folder \Source\AdoRDD).
Contributed by Janusz Pora <>
* Updated: MySql library source code (see in folder \Source\HbMySql):
- Renamed all functions to standard mysql equivalents.
This move allows to use hbmysql and hbodbc in the same app.
* Updated: HbODBC library source code (see in folder \Source\HbODBC).
* Updated: HbOLE library source code (see in folder \Source\HbOLE).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour and WhatsNew.txt in folder \harbour\doc)
* Updated: HMGS-IDE v.0.8.3. Project Manager and Two-Way Visual Form Designer.
Contributed by Walter Formigoni <>
(look at changelog.txt in folder \Ide)
* Updated: HbSQLite3 library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSQLite3):
* Added support for sqlite_exec() callback.
Now the 3rd parameter is an optional callback that is invoked
once for each row of any query results.
* Now we can pass name of logfile as third parameter of sqlite3_trace(), sqlite3_profile().
+ Added sqlite3_set_authorizer() - Compile-Time Authorization Callbacks.
+ Added sqlite3_busy_handler() - A Callback To Handle SQLITE_BUSY Errors.
+ Added sqlite3_progress_handler() - Query Progress Callbacks.
+ Added sqlite3_commit_hook(), sqlite3_rollback_hook() - Commit And Rollback Notification Callbacks
+ Added sqlite3_backup_*() API for backups purposes.
+ Added sqlite3_initialize(), sqlite3_shutdown(), sqlite3_interrupt(),
sqlite3_status(), sqlite3_db_status(), sqlite3_stmt_status(),
sqlite3_sql(), sqlite3_extended_errcode(), sqlite3_threadsafe(),
sqlite3_memory_used(), sqlite3_memory_highwater().
! Fixed sqlite3_table_column_metadata(

- Temporary disabled sqlite3_db_handle().
+ Added samples for demonstration of new possibilities.
Warning: The HbSQLite3 is incompatible with xHarbour compiler after these changes.
Contributed by Petr Chornyj <>
(see console demos in folder \samples\Advanced\SQLITE)
- updated for using of newest SQLITE3 version 3.6.13
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* New: 'ADORDD' sample with using a TBROWSE control.
Contributed by Janusz Pora <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\ADORDD_4)
* New: 'Transactions in DBF' sample. Based upon a Table class of the Harbour contrib library xHb.
Requested by Anibal Villalobos Guillen <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\Transactions)
* Updated: 'Charts ADO' sample for Win9X support.
Requested by Alexey Gustow>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\Charts)
* Updated: 'MiniSql Basic' sample for compatibility with MySql library changes.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\MiniSql)
* Updated: 'MySql Database Driver' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\MySqlDD)
* Updated: 'WMI Service usage' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\WMI_Service)

This release of MiniGUI is considered stable and ready for production use.

With Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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