Monday, August 19, 2013

Harbour MiniGUI Extended Edition 2.2.5 Released on 8th August 2013

Hi All,

Harbour MiniGUI Extended Edition 2.2.5 setup is published at the following URL:

and a full MinGW-based self-extracting archive is placed at the following URL:

There are an *optional* xHarbour-based archive at the following URL:

and *donationware* xCC-based self-extracting archive for distribution at

There is the following changelog for this build:

2013/08/08: HMG Extended Edition 2.2.5 Published.
* Fixed: Correction of filter value in the functions GetFile() and PutFile().
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demos in folders \samples\Basic\GetFile and \samples\Basic\PutFile)
* Modified: Added reset of a width of dropdown list to control width in
ComboBox[Ex] control at runtime via using:
- function syntax:
SetProperty ( Form, ComboBox, 'ListWidth', 0 )
- pseudo-OOP syntax:
Form.ComboBox.ListWidth := 0
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\ComboEx)
* Updated: Revised PRG-code for compatibility with xHarbour switch -w3:
- h_edit.prg;
- h_edit_ex.prg;
- h_graph.prg (was established switch -w2).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Updated: Custom-made formatting of h_windows.prg source by the current Harbour's
hbformat utility (postponed in the build 2.1.8).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Updated: Header file for compatibility with Official HMG.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\Richedit)
* Updated: HbSQLite3 library:
- update for using SQLITE3 version 3.8.0dev (from 3.7.17).
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Advanced\SQLITE_2)
* Updated: Harbour Compiler 3.2.0dev (r2013-07-18 02:24):
* Updated: MySql library source code (see in folder \Source\MySql):
- Added quotation marks in the name of the fields in the method
Contributed by Janusz Krawczyk <>
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(look at ReadMe.txt in folder \harbour)
* New: 'Browse For Folder' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\GetFolder_2)
* New: 'Transparent Splash Window' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\SPLASHDEMO_2)
* New: 'HMG Barcode Generator' sample is based upon hbzebra harbour contrib
library and BosTaurus library.
Contributed by Dr. Claudio Soto and S. Rathinagiri.
Adapted for Minigui Extended by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\HMG_Zebra)
* Updated: 'Table of Colors' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\ColorsTable)
* Updated: 'Richedit' sample:
- modified richedit controls context menu similar to
default Windows context popup menu.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Basic\Richedit)
* Updated: 'GrayBmp at runtime' sample.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\GrayBmp)
* Updated: ImageList sample:
- Updated for compatibility with a recent image processing changes.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see in folder \samples\Advanced\ImageList)

It is a regularly scheduled monthly maintenance release.

This release is considered stable and ready for production use.

There are also the following 'last minute' changes in this build:

* Fixed: Problem with negative decimal numbers less -100 in the GetBox control.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
(see demo in folder \samples\Basic\GetBox)
* Updated: Adaptation FiveWin Class TSBrowse 9.0 in HMG:
- Fixed: DatePicker don't support an empty date value at the editing.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>
* Updated: HMGS-IDE v.1.2.0 Project Manager and Two-Way Visual Form Designer:
- Changed the path of creating a temporary test.dbf from Appl StartUp
folder to Windows Temp folder.
Contributed by Grigory Filatov <>

Above changes are a quick response on the user's requests.

With Best Regards,
Grigory Filatov
[MiniGUI Team]

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