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Newlook Suite Updates History

Product: Newlook Type: How to

Newlook Suite Release notes 

 

Newlook Suite - version 10.6 Release Notes

 

Newlook Suite 10.6.4.43211 - February 21st, 2019

 

ActiveX version is now 10,6,4,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.6" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.6.3 :

  • Translation of error messages into Japanese.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue when using credentials for the Host Database explorer.
  • Corrected an issue where the incorrect RowCount value was being returned for a folded Openlook enabled grid.
  • Fixed an issue where the Shift-In character used for Double Byte languages was not being sent back to the host.
  • Addressed an problem when Generating Host Forms when a connection using the common username and password was used.
  • Fixed an issue with –DisableSystemDPI option that prevented it's use on Windows 10 systems running larger scaled fonts.
  • Corrected an issue with missing Openlook Grid data when using the import/export Openlook command.
  • Fixed a program failure when trying to open Design/Identify when there was a mismatch in Openlook library names.

 

Newlook Suite 10.6.3.42409 - November 16th, 2018

 

ActiveX version is now 10,6,3,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.6" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.6.2 :

  • Added the -q option to nlupdate to suppress error messages to users when the update server was unreachable.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with date combos on Openlook enabled screens not showing the correct date format upon selecting a date.
  • Fixed an error when opening macro.
  • Fixed subfile alignment issue on Openlook enabled screens.

 

Newlook Suite 10.6.2.42047 - October 9th, 2018

 

ActiveX version is now 10,6,2,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.6" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.6.1 :

  • General performance and stability improvements.

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with specific override causing Newlook to fail.
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong item was being highlighted in a Combo drop-down.

 

Newlook Suite 10.6.1.41433 - August 9th, 2018

 

ActiveX version is now 10,6,1,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.6" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.6.0 :

  • Support for specifying Format and ReferenceField properties for datagrid columns within OpenDSPF forms.
  • Ability to supply your own API key when using Google Map controls.
  • Implementation of a new Transparent property for the Content placeholder of MasterForms. This is available for use with Newlook Server and the future WPF based Smartclient currently in Beta

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Made changes to fix an issue where Combo Drop Down descriptions were not showing on OpenDSPF based forms.
  • Improved DataGrid scrolling when using the PageUp and PgaeDown keys on Openlook enabled subfiles.
  • Addressed an issue where a blank row would appear within an Empty Subfile on an OpenDSPF form.
  • Made changes to prevent garbled DBCS characters on an Type O field when entering invalid Function Keys.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in fields containing masked passwords being cleared when the screen was refreshed.
  • Addressed a limitation where a Date Combo field on an OpenDSPF form would not respect a change to the Format Property.
  • Hidden Numeric fields defined with a decimal point will not have that decimal point removed when used with OpenDSPF forms.

  

Newlook Suite 10.6.0.40717 - Jun 12th, 2018

Initial General Availability release of version 10.6.

 

ActiveX version is now 10,6,0,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.6" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.5 :

  • Preview of the SmartFrame container and Beta Samples folder.
  • Improved performance for OpenAccess enabled subfiles.
  • Added support for lower/mixed case passwords when using the TN5250:// connection string approach.
  • Added Japanese confirmation messages for IDE.
  • Feedback button now available from IDE.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue where the same form override could be opened multiple times within the IDE.
  • Fixed an issue relating to copy and paste behavior with DataGrids in the Smartclient.
  • Made changes to address an issue relating to the use of Field Exit on text boxes where the DisplayFormat property was used.
  • Addressed an issue where adding a new mapping for the numeric keypad period was not immediately showing within the IDE.
  • Fixed an issue with Open Display File where values are missing after retrieving data from Physical file.
  • Corrected a program failure issue after doing Undo in Design.
  • Made changes to correct the inputting of characters into openDSPF fields specific to Maximum length.
  • Addressed an issue where the Smartclient and the IDE became unresponsive after calling a screen with OA RunCommand method.
  • Corrected an issue where copy and paste text within emulator view truncates the last character of the string.
  • Fixed an issue where images taken from an ImageList are not shown within grid in Design view.
  • Made changes to address an issue where IDE becomes unresponsive if you perform a Verify Forms with a large SID file.

 

Newlook Suite - version 10.5 Release Notes

 

Newlook Suite 10.5.5.39724 - Feb 22nd, 2018 

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,5,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following fixes above version 10.5.4 :

  • General performance and stability improvements

  

Newlook Suite 10.5.4.39707 - Feb 21st, 2018 

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,4,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following fixes above version 10.5.3 :

  • Fixed issue with with @ symbol not showing correctly in some regional settings

 

Newlook Suite 10.5.3.39359 - Dec 21st, 2017

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,3,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.5 :

  • General performance and stability improvements for openlook enabled host applications

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed issue with processing subfile selections on an openlook enabled popup subfile
  • Fixed an issue with sending key from Masterform that no longer recognize cursor position
  • Fixed issue with IDE and smartclient become unresponsive when opening large number of records shown in an openlook enabled subfile

 

Newlook Suite 10.5.2.38862  - Nov 2nd, 2017

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,2,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.5 :

  • Enhance macro/script shortcut key to now include Right Ctrl key

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with Read-Only control
  • Fixed an issue with compatibility report where it inaccurately showing duplicate names for controls
  • Addressed an issue where Inspector is not showing script variables on break point for Japanese systems

 

Newlook Suite 10.5.1.38147 - Aug 30th, 2017

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,1,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.5 :

  • Further improvements to the default screen ID selection which will improve screen categorization within Insights.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue where videos present on the StartPage were not playing.
  • Fixed a memory leak with the smartclient (standalone and ActiveX) related to repeated GetModule calls to other scripts.

 


Newlook Suite 10.5.0.37942 - Aug 8th, 2017

Initial General Availability release of version 10.5.

 

ActiveX version is now 10,5,0,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.5" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.4 :

  • The beta of the WPF runtime client is now available from within the IDE by enabling via the View | Enable beta runtime client. The existing IDE runtime and smartclient will eventually be replaced by the WPF client
  • Provision of a compatability report that will provide developers with a tool that can identify properties and constants that will be obsolete in the future (with the general availability of the WPF based smartclient). It can also be used to identify invalid references or images within a solution, or to highlight controls, properties and values which may not be supported in a target platform such as Server.
  • Line numbers are now shown within the Script Editor.
  • The Data grid now supports numeric as well as alphabetical sorting. A new property, SortType, allows developers to override the recognized sort type and apply the sort type of choice, regardless of what is sent through in the subfile.
  • Inclusion of a new command line program (SID.EXE) to allow for the export and import of the Newlook repository thereby providing for better integration with external source control tools.
  • Support for DBCS character input with NL files (feature is not backwards compatible with earlier versions of Newlook).
  • Changes to the crash reporting system to allow for crash reports to be sent from restricted corporate networks.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed a program failure when viewing certain openlook enabled popup windows.
  • Fixed an issue where display settings changes to subfile heading colors were not being correctly applied.
  • Made changes to address an issue where the MaxLength property of an entry field within open display file form was not being interpreted correctly.
  • Corrected an issue where full width double byte characters were being incorrectly converted to uppercase.
  • Addressed an issue where a repository export would fail on a specific SID file.
  • Fixed an issue where Openlook enabled popups would appear differently compared to their non-openlook enabled versions.
  • Made changes to prevent a program failure when smartclient users attempted to save a macro.
  • Fixed an issue where entering a value into an entry field, in a specific scenario, was not being correctly processed on a second attempt.
  • Addressed an issue where shorthand referencing of Function keys within Open Display File "Map To" feature was not being correctly interpreted.
  • Made changes to prevent fields with the Column Separator attribute byte set from appearing as underlined in emulator and GUI.
  • Fixed an issue that would result in a program failure if playing back multiple different transactions via the Transaction recorder.
  • Corrected an issue where using the context menu key within a grid containing check fields would move the cursor to the next field.
  • When creating a new script the cursor is now correctly placed within the name field.

 

Newlook Suite - version 10.4 Release Notes

Newlook Suite 10.4.1.36064 - January 4th, 2017

 

ActiveX version is now 10,4,1,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.4" folder.

 

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.4.0 :

  • The user is now prompted to save their changes before attempting a repository export.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Made changes to correct an issue where overwriting text on an emulator field with mixed use (both DBCS and SBCS) characters did not insert spaces correctly.
  • Added missing FTP macro actions to the Macro editor.
  • Fixed a program failure that would occur when pressing the "Default All" button in the design tool property sheet for specific properties.
  • Addressed an issue relating to folded rows in subfiles that would cause a program failure when attempting to go into Design view.
  • Corrected an issue where the WordWrap property was not correctly respected for Command Button controls within Smartclient.
  • Addressed an issue where Emulator would show a DBCS (G Type) field as underlined when it shouldn't have been.
  • Made changes to correctly respect the visible property for pages within the SmartNav control.
  • Fixed an issue where Datagrid events "OnAllRecordsLoaded" and "OnLoadRecord" did not trigger when opening an OA subfile with extra data.
  • Corrected an issue where the Design tool would not show extra subfile headings marked via Identify.
  • Duplicating a filter now also duplicates it's locales. Similar changes were made for subfile markers and check fields.



Newlook Suite 10.4.0.35651 - Oct 24th, 2016

Initial General Availability release of version 10.4.

 

ActiveX version is now 10,4,0,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.4" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.3 :

  • Introduction of Newlook Insights. Insights is an additional tool that allows Developers to review how users navigate their host applications and more easily identify areas of an application that would benefit from modernization and simplification.
  • Availability of a repository Export and Import tool utilizing XML. This allows Developers to manage changes to their SID repository files with the source control tool of their choosing.
  • Support for setting and storing custom form sizes to allow for easier selection whilst designing forms for use with Newlook Server. Custom sizes can be defined in a Devices.config XML file which is loaded into the Format | Device menu in Designer at Startup
  • Notification when updated releases are available. Developers using the IDE or administrators of Newlook server accessing Server settings will receive notifications when newer releases are available.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Implemented a change to address an issue where IDE would not automatically use a previous valid local license when installing a new point release.
  • Fixed an issue where embedded web browser control did not display within a form when running our smartclient from a web download on a windows 10 machine.
  • Addressed some memory management issues that would result in a slowdown in smartclient responsiveness after many hours of continual use.

 

Newlook Suite - version 10.3 Release Notes

Newlook Suite 10.3.2.35344 - September 7th, 2016

 

ActiveX version is now 10,3,2,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.3" folder. You may install over existing 10.3.x installations however you should avoid installing over earlier versions such as 10.2 and 10.1. 

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.3.1 :

  • Addition of a new "Layout" form property that allows the user to choose between "LayoutClassic" or "LayoutClassicEnhanced" layout types. The "LayoutClassic" type will layout screens as Newlook has always done which, in some rare cases, may result in fields moving when saving forms containing many controls or forms that have been resized from their default size. The "LayoutClassicEnhanced" type is intended to for forms with many controls (that result in the form size increasing to accommodate the controls) or for forms that have been resized to be used with Newlook Server e.g. mobile devices sizes or custom sizes. Choosing this type for the Layout property of the screen will ensure moved or sized controls will retain their position values after a save.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Added files within NLMAIN.CAB to cater for the runtime display of the Google Map control for smartclient users.
  • Fixed a program failure when attempting to select items from the logic panel.
  • Addressed an issue with the display of an openlook enabled popup screen where a MasterForm was being dynamically set at runtime.
  • Fixed some issues where the incorrect Tab Page Index would be selected when in Design view.
  • Made changes to correct an issue where inserted 3rd party ActiveX controls were incorrectly being shown as web browser controls.

 

Newlook Suite 10.3.1.34944 - July 14th, 2016

 

ActiveX version is now 10,3,1,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.3" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.3 :

  • Improvements to new Chart controls and introduced with 10.3.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the import of a graphical scheme file (.NLG) was not updating the appropriate display categories within Newlook Server.
  • Fixed an issue where the Edit | Copy menu option would not function within Identify.
  • Addressed an issue where the IDE would fail when multiple display scheme (NLG) files existed with the same description.
  • Corrected an issue where AID keys would not be responsive after attempting to enter DBCS (Double Byte) characters into a field capable of SBCS (Single Byte) characters only.
  • Fixed an issue where the IDE's embedded server would look for a Standalone Server license. It will now work as long as the IDE is licensed.
  • Addressed an issue where the ListView control would incorrectly return a ControlType of 0 instead of 27.
  • Made changes to correct an issue where changing the BackColorRepeat property for a grid bound to an ADO data source resulted in changed column widths.
  • Corrected an issue where a DateCombo placed within a tab page would sometimes not display the calendar.
  • Fixed an issue where selecting multiple grid rows with a mouse and then choosing an option would not send the option number to all selected rows.
  • Made changes so that clicking on a column heading will always return a RowIndex of -999 to allow for clear differentiation between clicks in cells versus headings.
  • Modified the CHKSID utility program to not warn that forms have not been verified when in fact they have been.
  • Updated Inspector to show the CssClass property of controls.

 

Newlook Suite 10.3.0.34525 - May 15th, 2016

Initial General Availability release of version 10.3.

 

ActiveX version is now 10,3,0,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.3" folder.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.2 :

  • A new Google Map control to allow for easier mapping within Smartclient and Server.
  • Inclusion of a new HTML control to better cater for embedding HTML into forms.
  • Addition of an iFrame control to allow for easy referencing of external Web pages.
  • Implemented an 'AllowHTML' property for the label control to accommodate backward compatibility when embedding HTML and injecting scripts into forms rendered by server. This is off by default.
  • New native charting controls for Pie charts and Bar charts that can be easily linked to DataGrids.
  • Support for SQL queries to be called directly from the property sheet of controls e.g. the list property of combo controls. This functionality requires openlook support on the host.
  • Easier field mapping on Open Display file forms by allowing fields to be mapped directly from the property sheet instead of dragging fields from the Host Database panel.
  • New toolbox view within Design that allows you to view the names of insert-able controls.
  • General performance improvements.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the import of a graphical scheme file (.NLG) was not updating the appropriate display categories within Newlook Server.
  • Addressed an issue where the correct revision number of the build was not being shown in the Help | About dialog for smartclient.
  • Made changes to the host license upload summary dialog window so errors would be correctly shown.
  • Corrected and issue that would result in duplicate columns when renaming the headings of DataGrid columns bound to data sources.
  • Fixed an issue causing a program failure when the SendKey action was used with the Wait parameter set to Yes.
  • Implemented changes to prevent the Enter Key being sent when the BuddyKey property of Radio buttons are blank.
  • Corrected issues with the Input Method Editor (IME) behaviour on some Double Byte capable fields on OpenDisplay file forms.
  • Corrected an issue that would result in a program failure when trying to change an expired password to one greater than 10 characters long.
  • Fixed issues that would result in some openlook enabled host screens being recognized differently to their 5250 equivalents.
  • Made changes to allow RPC calls to function for specific Japanese regional settings.

  

Newlook Suite - version 10.2 Release Notes

Newlook Suite 10.2.0.33979 - March 3rd, 2016

Initial General Availability release of version 10.2.

 

ActiveX version is now 10,2,0,0

Please Note : Newlook Developer will now install under the "Newlook 10.2" folder instead of the previous "looksoftware 10.x" folder naming convention.

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.1 :

  • A new App.OpenAccess object has been added to the Newlook object model that provides developers with the ability to query the current Openlook session. This object has five new properties, JobNumber, JobName, SystemName, UserName and Version properties, and a new method, RunCommand, which allows you to run host commands without the need of a command line.
  • Ability to modify the regional settings (CCSID) of open display file forms to better cater for non-english environments.
  • Quick access to the field category selector within identify. It is now possible to click on the floating drop down to select a field's category instead of right clicking as with previous versions. Use your mouse to hover over an item to display its category.
  • Improvements to the dialog requesting credentional information to provide users with better feedback e.g. RPC and Database connections.
  • Inclusion of a new Smartclient command line option -DisableSystemDPI to disable scaling of fonts within the Smartclient when the Windows desktop DPI sizing has been increased from the default of 96 DPI (100%). This will lock Smartclient into using the default DPI irrespective of whether the Windows DPI sizing has been increased.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Corrected an issue that allowed the contents of a tab page to be selected when the enabled property of the tab had been disabled.
  • Addressed issues with openlook not correctly rendering trailing dots for field prompts.
  • Fixed an issue with the retrieval and display of "packed" numeric fields when using DDM.
  • Made changes to address an issue with the incorrect IME (Input Method Editor) being selected when entering text within a DBCS (J Type) field.
  • Resolved an issue with incorrect values being sent to the host with a specific open Display file form.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented numeric values being entered into an inserted text box when it's format was set to nlFormatSignedNum
  • Corrected an issue where output fields could appear as entry capable when output borders were being used.
  • Addressed issues with the use of DDE actions when communicating with external applications.
  • Made changes to display the appropriate scroll bars when the size of the IDE window was decreased.
  • Fixed an issue with the selection of check boxes on an openlook enabled host screen.
  • Corrected an issue with the delete option not being available from the edit menu when creating a new macro.
  • Resolved an issue where the size of controls would adjust after saving a form if that form was a custom form size i.e. designed for use by Newlook Server clients.
  • Fixed an issue with mult-line text box entry that was resulting in the incorrect values being sent in specific circumstances.
  • Made changes to eliminate flicker when using smartclient to navigate screens in emulator view.

 

Newlook Suite - version 10.1 Release Notes

Newlook Suite 10.1.7.33408 - December 1st, 2015

ActiveX version is now 10,1,7,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • Consolidated developer client (Newlook Developer) includes all functionality of previous versions including soarchitect.
  • Added new Format constants to allow developers to specify DBCS data types for OpenDSPF entry fields.
  • Improvements to the screen ID conflict dialog to allow for easier resolution of screen ID issues.
  • Addition of a keyboard shortcut to run the macro or script currently open using ALT-F5.
  • Addition of a File | New | Host Form menu option to create new openDSPF forms.
  • Implemented support for keyboard entry to be retained when switching between GUI and emulator views for openlook enabled screens (previously only supported for 5250 screens).

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Corrected an issue resulting in a program failure when clicking of the Up/down Button in the Tree view Collection Editor to reorder the Nodes.
  • Implemented changes to prevent the suppression of leading zeroes of values within a DataGrid loaded from an external DataSource.
  • Fixed an issue where adding a second filter re-uses the range from the previously entered filter.
  • Made changes to the Tab order dialog within Design view to allow scrolling.
  • Corrected an issue preventing changes to a web service parameter's type from being saved.
  • Fixed an issue with changing the BackColor of a text field on a openDSPF form using MAP-O functionality within RPG.
  • Addressed an issue where the BuddyControl property of a radio button wasn't correctly showing the row and column position within Design view.
  • Made changes to the default width of grid columns on openDSPF forms to now be based on the size of the host field referenced.
  • Corrected an issue preventing the FoldCount of a DataGrid from being saved and shown with Design view for specific Subfiles.
  • Fixed an issue with the “find/replace" functionality where the correct location was not selected.
  • Addressed an issue where the sending of {HOME FIELD} fails when a masterform was being used.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented from setting the Format property of a dynamically added TextBox control.
  • Made changes to minimize the visual difference for subfile row size when comparing design view and the developer runtime.
  • Fixed an issue with the "Ignore and continue" option of the screen ID conflict dialog which would stop further checking instead of continuing to the next conflict.
  • Implemented changes to prevent invalid characters being used for Web Service Names.
  • Made changes to allow for the sending of the {HOME FIELD} key within the developer runtime.
  • Addressed an issue with the control painter not correctly transposing the properties of one control to another.
  • Fixed an issue with the alignment of text on command button when comparing design view and the developer runtime.

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.6.32927 - September 24th, 2015

ActiveX version is now 10,1,6,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • Implemented support for newer ciphers when connecting via SSL.
  • Added support for a new DataPath command line option to allow developers to specify an alternate path to their solution files.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed and issue where modifying the window area of an existing host form override and choosing to not save your changes would still result in the window area change being saved.
  • Made changes to address the handling of Shift In and Shift out characters on open display file based forms.
  • Corrected an issue where the LocaleID parameter within an override's property referenced the Windows locale and not the locale of the actual connection.
  • Fixed a subfile recognition issue on a specific openlook enabled popup.
  • Made changes to address tabbing within Design view so it reflects the tab order shown in the 'Tab Order' view.
  • Corrected an issue where the subfile marker was not being shown in emulator view on an openlook enabled screen.
  • Fixed an issue where the IDE startup page didn't appear under Windows 10.

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.5.32590 - July 17th, 2015

ActiveX version is now 10,1,5,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • The labels associated with database fields dragged onto an openDSPF form will now be sized based on the number of characters in the caption rather than the host field size..

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Made changes to the IDE install and it's operation to allow it to co-exist with a smartclient installed via a web download. You can now perform a web download and run the IDE on the same machine.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause fields to move and change in size when a form with many controls was saved.
  • Implemented a change to address an issue where it was possible to type more DBCS characters into a multi line entry field than was allowed.
  • Made changes to correct layout issues with the Help | About screen in smartclient.
  • Corrected an issue that would cause a failure within the IDE if the INI file referenced a drive letter that was no longer present on the machine.
  • Fixed an issue with the printing of a screen to a PDF file.
  • Made changes to allow for single click edit access to property sheet items within design view.

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.4.32090 - May 12th, 2015

ActiveX version is now 10,1,4,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • A new icon has been added to distinguish between VB scripts and Jscripts within the IDE.
  • Added support for minimizing the transaction recorder window within the IDE.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that would prevent hidden (openlook) columns from showing within a grid when the original override was created on a 5250 version of the screen.
  • Addressed a form flickering issue when viewing grids bound to a datasource using ADO.
  • Corrected and issue where ScaledHeight and ScaledWidth properties were not being applied to a custom popup form.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented a DataGrid from showing columns in an openlook enabled version of a subfile.
  • Addressed an issue where mapped colors in openlook enabled subfiles were not being shown correctly.
  • Made changes to prevent the incorrect input of DBCS characters into SBCS only fields when using an openDSPF form.
  • Fixed an issue where custom subfile colors were not reflected in hidden openlook enabled subfile columns that were made visible.
  • Made stability and performance improvements in handling openlook enabled applications.

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.3.31600 - February 18th, 2015

ActiveX version is now 10,1,3,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • Introduction of newlook trial functionality to allow for easier evaluation for new customers.
  • Start page now has hyperlinks to create a new solution, open an existing solution or open previously used solutions.
  • Added a setting to the General Settings page to specify the smartframe URL (per solution). It defaults to the value specified within Options

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue where popups did not print correctly to either an image or PDF.
  • Made changes to the setting of column widths for grids bound to host fields on openDSPF forms. The minimum width of a column is now a least the column's name
  • Fixed an issue where IDE would fail when trying to do a Find and Replace in a Macro.
  • Addressed and issue where highlighted text would show what has already been replaced as opposed to the next found text to replace.
  • Fixed multiple issues with the Japanese IME.
  • Fixed an issue where we would not reference the correct subfile when using multiple datagrids within an OpenDSPF form.
  • Corrected an issue where smartclient ActiveX titlebar could be clipped.
  • Addressed functionality to allow the datagrid source property to appear as a dropdown and populate with database tables as specified via the ConnectionString.
  • Fixed an issue where selecting all rows for a OA subfile then a subfile option would place the option within all cells not just entry capable cells.
  • Corrected some issues with code pages containing Greek and Extended Greek characters.
  • Fixed an issue where performing a "Select All" within the Macro Editor did not select all the rows.

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.2.31083 - November 25th, 2014

ActiveX version is now 10,1,2,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • Developers no longer need to use double quotes to define values for field mapping with open Display File forms.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed a GDI resource leak experienced when swapping between masterforms.
  • Implemented openlook specific optimizations.
  • Fixed a failure within the IDE if the maximum session was set to 1.
  • Implemented a change to correct the "Run macro/script" debug menu not updating when the active macro/script name is changed and saved.
  • Corrected the updating of column headers within Design view when a column is reordered.
  • Fixed a program failure within the IDE when choosing to continue running macro after it found error.
  • Corrected some issues when attempting to resize a DataGrid column with AutoFit turned on within design view.
  • Implemented a fix to prevent a program failure when attempting to set the default screen ID position.
  • Fixed an issue where radio buttons that show in the runtime didn't show in Design view.
  • Addressed an issue where a tab page cannot be referenced dynamically by its index in the tab collection after reordering the pages.
  • Made changes to respect a form's regional settings within the IDE.
  • Fixed an issue where a v9 NLG file was not correctly being referenced thereby not applying colors correctly.
  • Corrected a behaviour where the 'Find All' search within script editor would highlight the incorrect sections.
  • Implemented a fix to prevent the IDE failing when attempting to open a form when a macro is attached to OnGotFocus and OnLostFocus.
  • Fixed an issue where the text property would change when the list property of a combobox was changed.
  • Corrected a behaviour where font names where not sorted alphabetically within property sheets.
  • Made changes to correct an incorrect App.Path when running as an ActiveX control.
  • Implemented changes to allow the smartclient ActiveX to load NLG files correctly when embedded into 3rd party containers.
  • Fixed an issue where color changes to grids where not being reverted when setting the UseHostColors properties back to True.



looksoftware suite 10.1.1.30687 - September 23rd, 2014

ActiveX version is now 10,1,1,0

 

This builds contains the following enhancements:

  • Adjusted the datagrid cell text margin to improve separation between columns that contain right aligned text immediately next to a column containing left aligned text.
  • Added translation tables for Vietnamese (code page 1130).
  • Added persistence to the coverflow/grid mode within the forms list to allow you to permanently turn off the thumbnail previews.

 

This builds contains the following fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that could result in the display of corrupted text when viewing an openlook enabled subfile that was unfolded.
  • Addressed an issue where an override that was splitting a field using an inserted attribute byte with identify was not applying to an openlook enabled screen.
  • Made changes to prevent incresead resource usage over time when swapping between masterforms during runtime.
  • Corrected an issue that could result in a program failure when trying to set or clear the default screen ID position.
  • Fixed an issue where IDE designer did not wrap text for a command button the same way the runtime/smartclient did.
  • Addressed an issue which was preventing the TabPage ImageIndex property from being set.
  • Fixed an issue where Date Combo date displayed in Designer was different to the date displayed in smartclient/runtime.
  • Made changes to correct the behavior of the IDE design tool when setting the HeadingForeColor and HeadingBackColor properties (at both the grid and column level).
  • Fixed an issue that was preventing the sorting of list view columns in various IDE views (when Japanese language was set).

 

looksoftware suite 10.1.0.30371 - August 13th, 2014

Initial General Availability release of version 10.1. 

This builds contains the following enhancements above version 10.0:

  • Support for Open Display Files (openDSPF). openDSPF solves the limitations of RPG by replacing DDS with an open-standards based XML format.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

 

looksoftware suite - Version 10 Release Notes

looksoftware suite 10.0.3.29905 - June 12th, 2014

ActiveX version is now 10,0,3,0

 

New features or enhancements:

  • Additional enhancements for openlook support.
  • Added a new HTML type for DataGrid columns to allow for macros and scripts to set the contents of cells to raw HTML allowing for client side processing.
  • Help Icon has been added to the IDE toolbar.

  

This build contains the following fixes:

  • Addressed an issue with how the newlookDir parameter was being referenced that prevented instances of the ActiveX control from running out of multiple install folders.
  • Made changes to the DataGrid control within design view to correct visual differences with the runtime window and smartclient.
  • Corrected an issue with the use of the transaction recorder that could cause it to fail under certain instances.
  • Fixed some issues with the database description tool relating to DDM connections.
  • Addressed an issue preventing a totally blank host screen from being identified.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the default screen ID position from being set.
  • Made changes to correct issues relating to Find and replace behaviour within macros and scripts.
  • Corrected a behaviour where the selection rectangle around controls within design view wouldn't immediately update after making height width changes.
  • Fixed an issue caused when trying to delete the last node from a TreeView within Design view.
  • Made changes to the IDE behaviour relating to the OnReceive and OnRefresh behaviour when closing a full screen added form so that it is consistent with smartclient.
  • Addressed issues relating to ToolTipText for some controls.

 

Known issues

  • When the IDE has the focus and you attempt to click on a toolbar icon in the IDE runtime you may need to click twice (once to give the IDE runtime the focus).

  

looksoftware suite 10.0.2.28822 - January 16th, 2014

ActiveX version is now 10,0,2,0

 

New features or enhancements:

  • Added some additional entries to our shipped smartframe and webclient samples to address compatibility issues with IE11.
  • Added support for Japanese localization of the IDE.
  • New tabs opened within the IDE now display from the left rather than the right.

  

This build contains the following fixes:

  • Made a change to correct the delayed apperance refresh of fields when changing the height and width properties manually in Design view.
  • Addressed a program failure when scrolling through the host form list of a repository containing a large number of host forms.
  • Corrected an issue relating to the deletion of a duplicated filter.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the menu option number to be prepended to the caption of a menu item in design view when the display of menu option numbers was enabled globally.
  • Addressed an error relating to the copying of a Tab Control from one form to another.
  • Made changes to the connection properties within the IDE to allow for all supported regions to be shown.
  • Corrected an issue preventing the input of double byte characters into added forms.
  • Fixed an issue relating to the display of hover images for command buttons.
  • Changes have been made to address some issues when dealing with the view property of host forms in Design view.
  • Addressed an issue where some menu items were incorrectly being split into two fields.
  • Corrected an issue that would cause a program failure when entering design or identify on French language systems.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the reading of values from external files using Windows APIs.
  • Made a change to correct a printing issue that would print an extra page when printing direct to PDF.
  • Addressed an issue where the smartnav control's groups weren't being shown within Design view within the IDE.
  • Corrected an issue when using the "Fixed" field category that would cause the reverse image behaviour of some fields to be incorrect.
  • Made a change to prevent the display of multiple characters when typing after a script error has occurred.
  • Fixed an issue with the display of Cyrillic characters.
  • Corrected an issue with the appearance of extra blank columns in some subfile grids when compared with earlier versions.

 

Known issues

  • When the IDE has the focus and you attempt to click on a toolbar icon in the IDE runtime you may need to click twice (once to give the IDE runtime the focus).

 

 

looksoftware suite 10.0.1.28247 - October 8th, 2013

ActiveX version is now 10,0,1,0

 

New features or enhancements:

  • Added CssClass property support. Individual fields can now be assigned their own unique CSS classes for styling under lookserver 10.
  • Added support for the InputType property for TextBox and ComboBox fields. Specifying an inputType with supported devices will bring up the appropriate custom keyboard. This feature requires lookserver 10.
  • Added support for client-side referencing of controls based on the field name specified with Design view. Scripts and CSS can now reference individual controls by referencing the data-control-name and data-grid-column-name (for grids) properties. This feature requires lookserver 10.
  • lookserver 10.0 specific properties are now highlighted in the property sheet with an orange dot.    
  • Improved speed when moving groups of controls around within Design view.

  

This build contains the following fixes:

  • Re-added the "View" property for forms within Design view.
  • Fixed an issue with filters that prevented the ability to specify the 'PreviousField' property within Filters.
  • Corrected an issue that prevented the entry of the € (euro) symbol.    
  • Addressed an issue caused when performing find and replace within macro editor.    
  • Corrected an issue affecting navigation to a specific openlook enabled host application screen.
  • Removed an unnecessary "Tests" folder in our developer tool installation.    
  • Fixed lock-up with the DataGrid that contained no editable cells.    
  • Fixed an issue in Designer where DataGrid DataBackColor and DataAltBackColor were reversed.  Similarly the global Display Settings were also incorrect but have been rectified.    
  • Corrected an issue that allowed host form overrides with the same name to be created.    
  • Addressed an issue that prevented the Design view from correctly showing wrapped subfile heading text.    
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in Design view not showing the correct fonts for controls based on what was set globally within the display settings.    
  • Corrected an issue that would result in a failure if you attempt to call the removeitem method on a Listview where that ListView was located on a panel control.    
  • Fixed an issue where the Hyperlink image and the Prompt image for command buttons did not appear correctly in design view.    

 

Known issues

  • When the IDE has the focus and you attempt to click on a toolbar icon in the IDE runtime you may need to click twice (once to give the IDE runtime the focus).
  • Manually adding nodes to a list view or tree view are currently not supported.

 

 looksoftware suite 10.0.0.27736 - July 10th, 2013

Initial public release

 

New features

  • Changes to the location of solution files to support installation under the program files folder with UAC enabled. The developer solution files can now be found under c:\programdata\looksoftware 10.0
  • Control overflow area (additional workspace) within design view to allow you to move controls off the form during the design process.
  • Enhanced rulers and control snapping.
  • Design workspace zooming to increase/decrease the work area.
  • In-place editing of control captions and text properties including in-form function key editing.
  • Inclusion of a controls toolbox that can be permanently visible within design view.
  • Enhanced property sheet within design view that shows the most common properties, more clearly shows modified values and provides a search facility.
  • An embedded version of lookserver is now part of the IDE installation which will allow easier previewing of development work.
  • smartframe preview allowing for the solution smartframe to be launched from within the IDE.
  • Updated collection editors for Tab pages, SmartNav groups, ImageControl images and DataGrid columns which support drag and drop re-ordering and in-place editing.
  • Customizable toolbars and contextual menus in design view.
  • Format painter to allow the format of one control to be easily applied to another.
  • Support for new form sizes for common mobile devices to allow for more intuitive designing for lookserver deployment (only applies to thin clients using lookserver).
  • Improved tab order view.
  • Additional keyboard shortcuts for selecting and manipulating controls in design view.
  • Contextual user tips.
  • Additional event, OnUnexpectedDisconnect, to allow developers to catch disconnections to the telnet session.

 

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