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Subject: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released
Thread ID: 393864 Message ID: 393864 # Views: 177 # Ratings: 3
Version: FoxPro 2.x for Windows Category: Projects and Design
Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 4:58:53 PM         
   


Microsoft FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 in an unofficial ESL / EXE engine upgrade
that tends to replace Win3.x interface with the modern GUI standards along with
addition of some useful extensions to the standard command set.

Key features of the release 2.6.1 are:

- @ ... TO draws lines to arbitrary direction with unlimited pen width and raster opmodes (INVERT, XOR, MERGE ... )
- POPUPs, COMBOs and LISTs may include user defined pictures, FocusRect removed, Up/Dn arrows bitmaps changed
- @ ... BOX is capable to display 3D frames with standard, sunken, flat, outlined and frameonly styles
- Ubuntu 'Ambiance' theme applied to user defined TITLE/HALFHEIGHT windows
- redesigned @ ... PUSH buttons keep requested width and may be filled with custom colors
- @ ... PUSH BMP buttons have images stretched, frame not visible when image background is not white
- @ ... CHECK/RADIO controls always have transparent 3D style
- @ ... SPINNER and COMBO controls black frame removed
- @ ... EDIT field not outlined anymore, SCROLLBARs polished
- @ ... MENU and POPUP borders, headers and footers have 3D style by default, BTNFACE color RGB(212,208,200) used as default, frames color softened
- @ ... FILL no more requires preceding @ CLEAR to succeed
- WAIT WINDOW tries to look like floating ToolTip reminder
- RGB values behind standard COLOR PAIRs softened
- default Window/DIALOGs font set to 'MS Shell Dlg'/'Tahoma',8, enlarged COMMAND window relocated to bottom right and got 'Courier',10 font
- [Ctrl+]MOUSEWHEEL captured and translated into standard [Up]/Dn keys
- DOS-437 and DOS-850 keyboard maps replaced with cyrillic DOS-866 and WIN-1251
- MEMLIMIT=80,4096,16384 / MVCOUNT=2048 are set as default values

An updated Execution Support library FOXW2601.ESL v.2.6.1 (help file and test
apps included) can be downloaded from:

http://myten.ru/myfox/

In order to use new engine with compiled FoxPro EXE modules rename it to 'FOXW2600.ESL'.

Some screenshots related:



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FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Valery Kuznetsov @ 12/24/2013 4:58:53 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 12/25/2013 12:13:30 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Valery Kuznetsov @ 12/25/2013 8:43:53 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 12/25/2013 3:16:48 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Rick C. Hodgin @ 12/25/2013 7:55:44 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Rick C. Hodgin @ 12/25/2013 11:01:52 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 1/4/2014 11:59:27 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Kenneth Tamayo @ 12/25/2013 2:07:19 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by michael johnson @ 12/25/2013 3:59:11 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Valery Kuznetsov @ 12/25/2013 8:25:40 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Rakesh Kothari @ 1/1/2014 7:10:50 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by alwy ali @ 1/2/2014 7:44:13 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Valery Kuznetsov @ 1/4/2014 10:18:23 AM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by alwy ali @ 1/5/2014 1:18:13 PM
RE: FoxPro for Windows v.2.6.1 released Posted by Vilhelm-Ion Praisach @ 1/6/2014 5:33:56 AM