Thursday, November 26, 2009

Harbour MiniGUI 1.7 Extended Edition (Build 77) Released

CCH : From the HMG Extended Forum

Hi All,

The Harbour MiniGUI 1.7 Extended Edition (Build 77) setup is published at the following URL:

and the Lite build 77 at the following URL:

There is the following changelog for this build below:

2009/11/26: Build 77 (HMG 1.7 Extended Edition) Published.
* New: 'ODBC Database Driver' library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSqlDD).
Based upon a contribution by Mindaugas Kavaliauskas>
(see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\OdbcDD)
* Fixed: The new ButtonEx behaviour breaks hotkeys and spacebar pressing if the mouse cursor
is placed out of button field (introduced in the build 76).
Problem was reported by Rossine <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Fixed: The Interval value of Timer control did not kept at the change in the _SetValue().
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Changed: Correction of using dbunlock() function after editing in the Browse control.
You can use a Browse for editing of array (based upon SqlMix Harbour contrib).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\ArrayRDD)
* Changed: Replacing the cycles For-Next with For Each-Next or array evaluation of codeblock
for improvement of the speed in the following internal functions:
- _ActivateWindow();
- _ShowWindow();
- _ReleaseWindow();
- _hmg_OnHideFocusManagement();
- _SetValue();
- _DisableControl();
- _EnableControl();
- _ShowControl();
- _HideControl().
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folder \samples\Basic\NOAUTORELEASE)
* Enhanced: The Image Button control with ICON clause supports an optional
EXTRACT clause.
@ 10,10 BUTTON Button_1 ;
ICON cFileWithIconResource ;
EXTRACT nIconIndex ;
ACTION bAction
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\ExtractIcon)
* Updated: Synchronized an Extended HMG with an Official HMG 3.0.0:
- Fixed: Problems with numeric group expression in the report generator.
Reported by Fernando Chirico.
- Fixed: Problem when group header is omitted in the report generator.
Reported by Sudip.
(see demos in folder \samples\Advanced\REPORT_

* Updated: Harbour Compiler 2.0.0beta3 (SVN 2009-11-24 13:20):
* Updated: HbSqlDD library source code (see in folder \Source\HbSqlDD).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour and WhatsNew.txt in folder \harbour\doc)
* New: 'ActiveX Preview' sample is based upon the WinXP PictureViewer ActiveX.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo6.prg in folder \samples\Basic\ActiveX)
* New: 'Xtract - Data Cube' sample.
Contributed by S.Rathinagiri <>.
Adapted for Minigui Extended by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\DataCube)
* New: 'Simple NetIO Server and Client' samples are based upon a Harbour HbNetIO library.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folders \samples\Advanced\NETIO_1 and \samples\Advanced\NETIO_2)
* Updated: 'FreeImage Viewer' sample. Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
This sample is required a library FreeImage.Dll from
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\FREEVIEW)
* Updated: 'Report Generator 2' sample by Roberto Lopez <>.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo2.prg in folder \samples\Advanced\REPORT_GENERATOR_2)

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

Your comments/feedback are welcome!

Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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