This build of PxPlus primarily
incorporates the features of ProvideX version 9.00 and a number
of new PxPlus features. Two of the major ProvideX V9 features are
ADO access to Microsoft SQL Server databases and support for
themes and Visual classes within Nomads.
For further information on the
features included with ProvideX 9.00 please see ftp://www.pvx.com/docs/readme/pvx/pvx900.pdf.
The following PxPlus
that were included with this release are described below:
(click here to view information on the prior build
This feature allows you to reference
array elements by a key name as opposed to by
file access without need of OPEN/CLOSE
All file I/O directives (except OPEN)
can now specify a file name instead of a file
number when accessing data files. The system will
dynamically Open/Close the files as required thus
reducing the programming requirements to access
Based file *QUERY*
Nomads queries can be opened as an input
file using the logical file name *QUERY*..
This list view has been enhanced to
allow multiple bitmaps to be placed in the field
data using the 'PICTURE' mnemonic.
The CVS interface has been expanded to provide
support for SVN servers with options integrated
into the command mode menu and graphical editor.
The SYSTEM_JRNL has been enhanced to provide to
for the automatic sequencing of multiple journal
support for IIS
Microsoft's IIS web services are now supported by
iNomads through the use an ASP.NET interface.
- Provided new EVN(=expression
, ERR=...) and EVS(=expression
, ERR=...) functions to
evaluate expressions with error trapping.
- The new OBJ(LIST)
Function provides a way to obtain a list of
all objects in the system.
- A new DIM(INDEX
function has been added to provide the
index of elements in associative arrays.
- Enhanced the DLL(....)
function to support the passing of Floating
- The following
FIN(nnn, "xxxxx") options were added:
"PDFMARGIN") returns the default
margins for PDF documents
"PDFFACTOR") returns the line spacing
factor being applied to fonts (Haru PDF library
"SUPPRESS_FF") option was added to
obtain the FF suppression settings
"ClrDisabledBack") and FIN(0,
"ClrDisabledText") returns the colour for
disabled List boxes, Multi-lines, Radio-button
text and Check box text.
"ClrAutoCompBack") and FIN(0,
"ClrAutoCompText") returns the colour for
Auto complete list boxes.
A new command line -BKG
parameter has been added to the Windows
PxPlus to specifically declare the process as a
- In order to set the
number of Dynamically open files allowed, a new 'F+'
system parameter has been added.
- A new Multi_line
transparent option has been added to locked
Multi-lines allowing for the use or background
images and/or textures.
- Tree view controls
now support a 'Bold
property on the text within the tree
- List view control
headers can now be locked so that column sizes
cannot be changes using the 'ColumnSizeLock
- The List view column
headers can be totally locked (neither clickable
nor draggable) using the new 'HeaderLock
- Nomads Query
The query system has undergone many enhancements
and, on its own, is probably one of the most
important reasons to upgrade to Version 9. The
following are some of the key V9 query
enhancements that were added:
- Export to
Interface for File Maintenance
A new interface has been developed that allows
the developer to define a program that will be
called by the standard File Maintenance system
when initialized, exited, or whenever a file is
journal replication facilities
New System Journal TCP/IP transfer utilities
(*plus/jrnl/send & *plus/jrnl/recv) to
provide for remote data replication
- A Flash
interface has been developed for iNomads
allowing you to use flash movies in your iNomads
access to Google Maps
A Nomads-based interface to Google maps
has been developed that allows maps to be
included in your graphical panels both in Nomads
This is the first of a number
of planned Object extensions to Nomads &
and Minor Changes
- Enabled 'Menuctl
detection for Rich text controls
- Improved handling of
PREINPUT during WindX OCX Event handling
- Added Transparency
to 'FRAME' headers text background
- Eliminated call to
embedded IO close when changing system
journalization file settings (details)
- Added a RTF
conversion to the CVS function.
- Removed 16 bit (32K)
limit within WindX list box load/write directive(details)
The following additional
update(s) have also been released:
- Corrected problems
using ADO and 'TEXT' style fields
- Added a new WDW Command that can be used to
resize the command mode window.
- Corrected a minor
problem with filters in the query system.
- Improved the
function of the SUPPRESS_FF logic to ignore
- Minor correction to
the Flash interface for iNomads
- Added 'OPTION'("PDFFONTDIR",
"pathname") and FIN(0,
"PDFFONTDIR") to control location of
- Added trace logic to
WindX to report all locally trapped errors when
running in Turbo mode.
- Corrected potential
GPF caused when quiting system with windows trace
active and tracing File Opens
- Resolved issue with
Spell Checker that could cause duplicate popup
menues on folder.
- Corrected a file
pointer problem with EFF files and Unix/Linux
- Added Null input
transition support to iNomads Multi-lines and
Menu bar Enable/Disable by CTL number
- Added the ability to
obtain the list of supported encryption
alogrithms the the HSH function.