Friday, June 26, 2009

Latest Harbour MiniGUI 1.6 Extended Edition (Build 69)

CCH : From the HMG Extended Forum

Hi All,

The Harbour MiniGUI 1.6 Extended Edition (Build 69) setup is published at the following URL:

and the Lite build 69 at the following URL:

There is the following changelog for this build below:

2009/06/25: Build 69 (HMG 1.6 Extended Edition) Published.
* New: The Main menu supports an optional MRU menu item command now.
MRU[ITEM] [ ] ; // caption for empty MRU item
[ ] ; // .INI to manipulate
[ SECTION ] ; // The name of the INI section
[ ] ; // The number of MRU items to manage
[ ACTION MsgInfo( cMruItem ) ] ; // cMruItem is automatically provided
[ NAME ] // The name of MRU items (default is "MRU_#")
Additional functions:
- AddMRUItem(, "OnClickFunc(Item)")
- AddMenuElement(, "OnClickFunc(Item)")
- SaveMRUFileList()
- ClearMRUList()
Based upon a contribution by Janusz Pora <>
(see demos in folder \samples\Advanced\MRU)
* Fixed: GetBox control allows to erase "-" sign in numeric value when control is re-edited.
Contributed by Jacek Kubica <>
* Changed: The function _dummy() is defined as pseudo-function now.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Enhanced: The GRID control supports an optional CHECKBOXES clause:
- New: Read/Write property CheckboxItem
You can set/get this property at runtime:
- function syntax:
SetProperty ( Form, Control, 'CheckboxItem', nItem, lState )
GetProperty ( Form, Control, 'CheckboxItem', nItem )
- pseudo-OOP syntax:
Form.Grid.CheckboxItem( nItem ) := lState
Form.Grid.CheckboxItem( nItem ) --> lState
Contributed by Eduardo Fernandes <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\CheckBox_Grid)
* Enhanced: The function WindowsVersion() detects now a Windows 7 (seven).
Borrowed from Harbour 2.0 distribution.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Updated: Adaptation FiveWin Class TSBrowse 7.0 in HMG:
- Fixed: Usage of function ComboWBlock( oBrowse, "Code", nColumn, { aItems, aCode } ).
Bug was reported by Carlos <>.
Contributed by Janusz Pora <>
* Updated: HbSQLite3 library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSQLite3):
- updated for using SQLITE3 version 3.6.15
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folders \samples\Advanced\SQLITE and \samples\Advanced\SQLITE_2)
* Updated: MiniPrint library (see source in folder \Source\MiniPrint):
- Fixed: Save EMF images to local path.
Based upon a contribution by Ivanil Marcelino <>.
* Updated: Synchronized an Extended HMG with an Official HMG 2.9.2:
- New: Property style synonyms for the following DEFINE WINDOW command clauses:
- Row (At Clause)
- Col (At Clause)
- WindowType (Main/Mdi/Modal/Child/SplitChild Clauses)
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\HELLO_WORLD).
The following synonyms for alternate syntax were added:
* Updated: Harbour Compiler 2.0.0beta1 (SVN 2008-06-18 14:21):
* Updated: HbSQLite3 library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSQLite3)
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour and WhatsNew.txt in folder \harbour\doc)
* Updated: HMGS-IDE v.0.8.8. Project Manager and Two-Way Visual Form Designer.
Contributed by Walter Formigoni <>
(look at changelog.txt in folder \Ide)
* Updated: 'Http Get' sample. Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\HttpGet)
* Updated: 'Combined Search Box' sample.
Problem was reported by Alen Uzelac <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo2.prg in folder \samples\Advanced\CombinedSearchBox)
* Updated: 'Grid Print' user component interface (UCI) sample:
- Fixed: Show window command error
- Fixed: When columns are summed up, column width is not calculated according to
the total. Now, total is within the column width.
- Changed: When column sum is used, number mask passed on is used for the whole column
to be printed to make the column look uniform.
- New: "Reset Form" button is added to reset the report configuration saved
in the config file reports.cfg.
Contributed by S.Rathinagiri <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\GridPrint)
* Updated: 'Transparent Form' samples. Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folder \samples\Advanced\Transparency)
* Updated: 'DBFview v.0.78' sample. Problem was reported by Petr Chornyj <>
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Applications\DBFview)

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

Your comments are welcome!

With Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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