Sunday, May 20, 2012

Harbour MiniGUI Extended Edition 2.1.1 released on 16th May 2012

Hi All,

The Harbour MiniGUI Extended Edition 2.1.1 setup is published at the following URL:

and the lite MinGW-based archive is placed at the following URL:

There is the following changelog for this build:

2012/05/16: HMG Extended Edition 2.1.1 Published.
* Fixed: Hotkeys management in the MDI Child windows:
- Fixed: Inplace editing error in Browse control;
- Added: Moving between controls via Tab and Shift-Tab hotkeys.
Based upon a contribution of Russian user SergKis
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\MDI_3)
* Fixed: 'FocusedControl' property of form don't work in the MDI Child windows.
Based upon a contribution of Russian user SergKis
* Changed: The internal C-function loadolepicture() was splitted on four parts
for simplification and possible memory leaks correction.
Contributed by Petr Chornyj .
* Changed: The internal font management functions were rewritten for simplification
and optimization. The function SetFontNameSize() is obsolete now and
defined for compatibility with old code only.
Contributed by Petr Chornyj .
* Enhanced: Added autodetecting and setting of the user codepage at program's startup
for compatibility with a last Harbour unicode changes.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
* Enhanced: The DRAW GRAPH command respects the font attributes which are defined
via SET FONT TO command for all form's controls.
Requested by Simon Norbert .
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\MAINDEMO_(SYNTAX_I))
* Updated: HBPrinter library v.2.32 (see source in folder \source\HbPrinter):
- Fixed: Correction in the C-function rr_GetDefaultPrinter()
for compatibility with MinGW32.
- Fixed: Possible memory leak in the C-function rr_GetPrinters().
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
* Updated: Harbour Compiler 3.2.0dev (SVN 2012-05-12 00:55):
* Modified: UNICODE build mode is only one build mode on Windows.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour)
* New: 'Add a new item in inplaced combobox of GRID control' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
(see demo3.prg in folder \samples\Basic\Grid_Test)
* New: 'DYNAMIC type usage at INPLACE EDIT in GRID control' sample.
Contributed by Adam Lubszczyk
(see demo2.prg in folder \samples\Basic\Grid_Usertype)
* Updated: 'Simple Editor' sample: added setting font's attributes at startup.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov
(see in folder \samples\Basic\EDITOR)

This release is considered stable and ready for production use.

Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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