Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Harbour MiniGUI 1.7 Extended Edition (Build 75) Released

CCH : From the HMG Extended Forum

Hi All,

The Harbour MiniGUI 1.7 Extended Edition (Build 75) setup is published at the following URL:

and the Lite build 75 at the following URL:

There is the following changelog for this build below:

2009/10/21: Build 75 (HMG 1.7 Extended Edition) Published.
* New: 'Application' object. It will allow to read (and write when possible)
various application main window properties.

Application.Col [ := ]
Application.Row [ := ]
Application.Width [ := ]
Application.Height [ := ]
Application.Title [ := ]
Application.Cursor :=
Application.BackColor :=
Application.Topmost :=
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\MULTI_PRG)
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* New: Added a pseudo-function ChangeFileExt( , ). It will return
the full filename with changed extension.
cFileIni := ChangeFileExt( Application.ExeName, '.ini' )
Based upon an idea borrowed from Delphi.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Fixed: The declaration for all minigui defined functions/procedures.
Problem was reported by Rossine <>
(see in folder \include)
* Fixed: The Up/Down moving issues in "Browse from rc" and "Browse indirect".
Problem was reported by Jaroslav Janik <>.
Contributed by Janusz Pora <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\Dialog)
* Changed: Function GetFile() - minor correction in the multiselect mode.
Requested by Ryszard Rylko <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\GetFile)
* Updated: Synchronized an Extended HMG with an Official HMG 2.7.0:
- New: 'System' object. It will allow to read (and write when possible)
various operating system properties.
The first implementation allows to access (read and write) the system
clipboard and various system settings (read only).
System.Clipboard [ := ]

(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\CLIPBOARD).
* Updated: Synchronized an Extended HMG with an Official HMG 3.0.0:
- New: 'Build.bat' is based upon HBMK2 utility (it works at WinXP and later).
Build [/d] [/i] [/r] | [config.hbc]
[/d] : Debug Mode
[/i] : Incremental Build
[/r] : Rebuild All Mode

: A text file with a source filelist
: A text file with configuration parameters as additional
libs, include paths and lib paths
(see demos in folders \samples\Basic\MULTI_PRG and \samples\Basic\MAINDEMO (SYNTAX I))
* Updated: WinReport library (see source in folder \Source\WinReport).
Contributed by Pierpaolo Martinello>
(see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\REPORT_

help file WinReport.chm in folder \Doc)
* Updated: Socket library v.1.07:
- Fixed: minor correction in the C-function SocketReceive()
Suggested by Przemyslaw Czerpak (druzus/at/
(see socket.c in folder \Source\Socket)
* Updated: HbSQLite3 library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSQLite3):
- updated for using SQLITE3 version 3.6.19
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folders \samples\Advanced\SQLITE and \samples\Advanced\SQLITE_2)
* Updated: Harbour Compiler 2.0.0beta3 (SVN 2009-10-20 01:20):
* New: Memory File System usage (see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\MEMORY_TABLES).
Contributed by Mindaugas Kavaliauskas (dbtopas/at/
* Updated: HbSqlDD library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSqlDD).
Problem was reported by Luiz Escobar <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour and WhatsNew.txt in folder \harbour\doc)
* Updated: HMGS-IDE v. Project Manager and Two-Way Visual Form Designer.
Contributed by Walter Formigoni <>
(look at changelog.txt in folder \Ide)
* New: 'My Dbf Browse' sample. Based upon a contribution by MigSoft <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\BROWSE_8)
* Updated: 'Report Generator' sample by Roberto Lopez <>:
- added array support.
The section is optional. If its omitted, 'Iterator' will be set as 'dbskip()'
and 'Stopper' as 'Eof()'. Borrowed from an Official HMG 2.9.5.
Adapted for Minigui Extended by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo8.prg in folder \samples\Advanced\REPORT_GENERATOR)
* Updated: Applications for compatibility with the last Harbour changes:
- 'Switch Printer' (see in folder \samples\Applications\SwitchPrinter);
- 'System Info' (see in folder \samples\Applications\SysInfo).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>

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

Your comments are welcome!

Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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