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Win32::GUI::ReleaseNotes::RN_1_03 - This is the release notes for Version 1.03 of Win32::GUI

Release Date ^

22nd November, 2005

Summary of Changes ^

This is a summary of changes between V1.02 and V1.03 See the CHANGELOG file in the distribution for the full detail.

V1.03 is primarily a bug-fix release.

New Features

New Methods


GetParent, UserData



New Events


New Documentation

As well as various minor documentation corrections and enhancements:




SetCharFormat, GetCharFormat, SetEventMask


New documentation for Win32::GUI::Timer and all Timer methods.


Updated all the Tutorial documentation and added tutorial examples to the demos directory.

Other Features

Version information in GUI.dll

Right-click the DLL to see Version information on the version tab.

New tests

Many tests added

New samples

Added to the samples demonstrating the use of drag/drop with a ListView

Update ImageList support

ImageList support is now complete under MinGW and Cygwin if headers are recent enough (w32api V3.2 or higher)

Bug Fixes

Reported Bugs

Fix to 4 item call to TrackPopupMenu. Tracker 1241830 Fix to logic in Win32::GUI::Class::new for perl 5.8.6 and above. Tracker:1236053 fixed Win32::GUI::Brush to return undef on failure

GUI_messageloops.cpp: Tracker 1246429 fixed WM_CTLCOLORSTATIC for handling readonly Edit controls

Tooltip.xs, GUI.xs fixed Tooltip styles (Tracker: 1273134)

GUI_MessageLoops.cpp change all mouse event handlers to use GET_X_LPARAM and GET_Y_LPARAM rather than HIWORD and LOWORD (Tracker: 1262098)

GUI.xs fixed UnHook() to resolve perl 5.6/5.8 differences in av_delete, causing a warning in perl 5.8 (Tracker: 1164766)

GUI.xs: Changed DoModal's use of GetParent to GetWindow(hwnd, GW_OWNER). (Tracker: 1165626)

GUI_messageloops.cpp: Tracker:1236283 Change to WM_ERASEBACKGROUND to allow -background to work with windows

Other Bugs

GUI_messageloops.cpp: Fixed WM_CTLCOLOR* to use window class background brush if there is one

Richedit.xs fix SetCharFormat/GetCharFormat option Timer fixes (Reini Urban) fixed Win32::GUI::DC::new() with no params to return a correct object

GUI_Constants.cpp: correct TMP_NONOTIFY to TPM_NONOTIFY (aschwarz1309)

Listbox.xs: fixed buffer overrun in GetText causing crash (Jez White)

Combobox.xs: fixed buffer overrun in GetLBText causing crash (Jez White)

GUI.xs: fixed return value of GetAsyncKeyState

Re-worked Win32::GUI::Timer package implementation. Now destruction works correctly.

Contributors to this release ^

Dan Dascalescu
Reini Urban
Jeremy White
Robert May
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