Saturday, October 01, 2016
Recent changes to the development sources
The last time the recent changes were posted was sometime during March this year. So, to put matters right, here's a list of the recent changes. Mostly enhancements plus one or two bug fixes.
gnocl::tree & gnocl::list
o added -textColor and -textColour
o new command, wordCount, return size of buffer in words.
o new command, magnify. Increase/decrease basefont height by specified amount in pixels (e.g. 1 or -1), or "reset", to set to default.
gnocl::box, gnocl::vBox, gnocl::hBox
o new command, getPos. Returns postilion of child widget packed into box, or -1 if not found.
o improved error checking to the -innerBorder option, a list of 4 integers must be supplied.
o low priority command 'remove' renamed to 'subtract', this allows the 'remove' keyword to be used for removal of widgets embedded in a statusbar with the add command.
o added -transient option
o fixed (?) intermittent segmentation crash occurring during widget destruction.
o modified -tabs options, set to spaces rather than pixels, based upon current -basefont. Apply after widget realized.
o added -onPush, -onPop; unpack, messageArea
o added -ellipsize, -baseFont, -ySpacing, -xSpacing,
o added -steps to offer automation of the bar growth,
prefined number of stages and advance progress with command "step".
o added command "reset", same as using -fraction 0.0
o new option -justification.
gnocl::tree / gnocl::list
o added %d substitution string to -onSelectionChanged callback.
o module function insertRow renamed to appendRow
o cget -titles now works
o added options -labelWidget, -useMarkup, -labelFill
o repaired some broken compilation dependencies.
o added subcommand escape and options -all, -basic, -extended and -offtags.
Added %d substitution string to the -onExpose option.
New widget, gnocl::frame. Labelled container for a single object.
Added "centre" to the list of alignment options.
o the -text option will now accept markup strings.
o new command getEntry, convert existing combo entry widget to a gnocl::entry object. Returns entry widget-id.
o added option, -entryWidget. Replaces current combo widget with a new entry item.
o added subcommands: commands, options and commands
o fixed problem with setting the -useMarkup and -align options
o option -linear default set at 1
o added -licences and -wrapLicence synonyms.
o bug fix, -backgroundImage now works without causing a fatal crash.
o added -textColor (textColour), set text default colour.
o new subcommands, addChild and moveChild. Place widget in text at specified position, opts: -mark, -position and -coords.
When creating widgets such as gnocl::list, use -widthRequest option to set child width.