2020r2.1 Release Notes

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(December 14, 2020)

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Release Notes

Bug Fixes (42)

Case Area Description
62783 Build * If main app tries to start a worker without the required Helpers folder (that contains the workers) then it sends a message to the Error event instead of causing a NilObjectException.
  • At end of build process, the entire build folder is removed if any worker had a build error.
  • When Show Build Folder is enabled, only the primary build folder is shown.
62805 Build Universal builds that include separate x86_64 and arm64 plugins parts are now correctly merged/structured to be able to work on older macOS versions.
62910 Build Building a Universal app without Builds Folder enabled now correctly replaces the old App.

Building a Universal console app now correctly merges the plugin parts (if the plugin included a separate x86-64 and arm64 part).

62940 Build Removed the macOS photos entitlement from iOS projects.
63060 Compiler Resizing an Array of Structures no longer crashes for macOS ARM builds.
62824 Crashes & Assertions » Failed Assertion Linux: Color.SelectedFromDialog no longer raises a failed assertion on if the prompt supplied is an empty string.
62847 Crashes & Assertions » IDE Unhandled Exception Fixed a NilObjectException that could occur when attempting to identify build errors in the Worker Console project.
62895 Crashes & Assertions » IDE Unhandled Exception Display a rendering error if the MobileApplication.DefaultiPhoneLayout or DefaultiPadLayout is blank (instead of causing an IDE NilObjectException).
63057 Crashes & Assertions » IDE Unhandled Exception Changing the super of a control to a control type that is not compatible with the current project type no longer crashes the IDE.
62807 Database Plugins » ODBC ODBCDatabase no longer fails to connect (with Actual Technologies ODBC drivers for example).
59705 Framework » All Ptr method offsets are now capable of addressing values larger than Int32 for 64-bit builds, instead of crashing.
62889 Framework » All Fixed an iOS Introspection issue to allow changing a property value, invoking a Constructor with parameters and invoking a method with parameters.
62894 Framework » All ParseJSON no longer raises a Failed Assertion when passed an empty string.
62960 Framework » All Fixed TextHeight / TextAscent returning wrong values in PDFGraphics when a new Font is set.
62973 Framework » All ReplaceB/String.ReplaceBytes no longer raises failed assertion when the replacement string is an empty string.
62881 Framework » Console Now the DateTimePicker control uses the standard border width under Windows.
62756 Framework » Desktop DateTimePicker control Height changed to 22 points on Windows.
62825 Framework » Desktop Now it is possible to set a new DateTime object to the SelectedDate property on macOS; no matter the Regional settings the user may be using.
62826 Framework » Desktop Now the DateTimePicker control honors the Top value when displayed in Text mode on macOS
62880 Framework » Desktop Now the DateSelected property returns a valid/updated DateTime object on Windows.
62885 Framework » Desktop TabPanel.RemovePanelAt no longer throws an OutOfBoundsException if the Tab to be removed actually exists.
62928 Framework » Desktop Do not call Worker Error event when Worker Helper quits normally.
62937 Framework » Desktop Fixed a bug in PDF where Rectangles/Ovals wheren't drawn if origin at 0,0 and/or size equals the size of the page.
62849 Framework » Linux Listbox border is no longer cut-off on the right/bottom edges.
62897 Framework » Linux No longer leaks objects/memory when Gtk related objects (like Controls, Windows, MenuItems, etc.) are destructed with Normalized Control Sizes enabled.
61772 Framework » Web WebDatePicker week start day is now Sunday for the en-US locale.
62996 Framework » Web Fixed an issue which caused debugged web apps to stop in the debugger multiple times during startup.
63022 Framework » Web WebListbox.RemoveRowAt now throws an OutOfBoundsException if the row parameter is after the last row in the list.
62671 Framework » iOS » Mobile Adding non-UI controls to iOS project no longer crashes on run.
62851 Framework » iOS » Mobile Global.Speak is now System.Speak.
62875 Framework » iOS » Mobile UDPSocket usage no longer causes app to terminate after unlocking phone.
62896 Framework » iOS » Mobile Runtime module methods (like ObjectCount, MemoryUsed, etc.) are now accessible for iOS.
62908 Framework » iOS » Mobile Graphics.Font now returns a Font object instead of iOSFont.
62936 Framework » iOS » Mobile Graphics FontSize, Bold and Italic have been removed. Please use the equivalent functionality found in the Font class instead.
63051 Framework » iOS » Mobile Fixed an issue where MobileScreen.Closing was firing incorrectly for non-modal views.
62841 Framework » macOS Brush/gradient offsets are now control relative.
62947 IDE » Auto Complete Fix a regression which caused autocomplete to omit project items after IsA.
62948 IDE » Auto Complete Fixed an autocomplete regression which caused the code editor to only suggest event definition names on lines that began with RaiseEvent regardless of where you were on the line.
62822 IDE » Graphics Enumeration and Attribute editor add/remove buttons now transition properly between OS light and dark modes.
62903 IDE » Library WebSDK controls now use the correct icon in the library.
62878 IDE » Miscellaneous macOS Universal builds no longer fails when the App name is a constant.
62678 RBScript XojoScript no longer crashes due to incorrectly generating AVX instruction code for CPUs that don’t support it.

Changes (4)

Case Area Description
63001 Framework » Desktop Fixed a bug were PDFDocument rendered lines with half the pen size in the x or y coordinates when those values were set to zero, this is because half of the line is drawn outside the page bounds.
62901 Framework » Windows Fix: Now the SearchField control selects all the text when it gets the focus (on Windows).

Fix: The control height is set to the by default 22 points.

62605 IDE » Debugger A link to view all Controls embedded on a MobileScreen is now available when debugging the MobileScreen object.
62620 IDE » Debugger Global variables list now supports viewing all MobileScreens when debugging iOS projects.

New Items (3)

Case Area Description
62763 IDE » Build Automation CopyFilesSteps can now be specified by architecture.
62773 IDE » Build Automation Build steps now have an Architecture option which allows you to specify if they should run for Intel or ARM builds. Make it possible to intercept the build process with an IDE script with the name "XojoBuildPressed.xojo_script".
62919 IDE » Miscellaneous Windows IDE: error messages for plugins that fail to load now contain the actual DLL file that failed. This can be seen in the debug log or in the Loaded Plugins section in the About Box.

Docs and Examples (4)

Case Area Description
62871 Documentation » Miscellaneous Added missing Render method from the XojoVisualControl documentation section of the WebSDK.
62791 Examples Updated GradientExample to use Graphics.Brush and ShadowBrush properties along with ShadowBrush, LinearGradientBrush and RadialGradientBrush classes.
62811 Examples Fixed compile errors in iOS ShortcutExample, iOS Tabs, Notification Categories and Simple Notification example projects.
62846 Language Reference » Documentation DataSourceNames and DriverNames methods have been deprecated. DataSources and Drivers methods have been added.