MBS Plugins 16.2 pre-releases


in this thread I want to post to you what’s new in 16.2 prerelease plugins.

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  • For the SQL Plugin’s MT method we now move the parsing of the SQL into the thread.
  • Fixed bug in NSStatusItemMBS.window function.
  • Fixed bug with NewCIVectorWithXMBS function.
  • Improved ShowDifference for DynaPDF to better recognize smaller changes.
  • Changed CURLSEMail.AddAttachment to have file name optional. We can use file name from folderitem.
  • Made DarwinIFStatMBS class console ready.
  • Updated LibSSH2 to version 1.7.0
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Added AVMIDIPlayerMBS class.
  • Added OpenSSLMBS.GeneratePrivateKey and OpenSSLMBS.GetPublicKey for RSA keys.
  • Added WinNotificationMBS Constructor to listen on xojo windows.
  • Marked WindowsVolumeInformationMBS to work in console apps.
  • Added DynaPDFStackMBS.FontInfo function.


  • Updated SQLite to 3.12.0.
  • Changed NSAppearanceMBS.setAppearance to accept NSPopover.
  • Added timeout for NSAlertMBS class.
  • Fixed bug in Picture.TrimWithMaskMBS handling masks.
  • Added TaskDialogMBS class.
  • Added Picture.CopyPictureMBS function to duplicate picture. (with mask/alpha)
  • Added InternalPostgreSQLLibraryMBS module to use PostgreSQL client lib for Linux and Mac which is built into MBS SQL Plugin.
  • Added AddSteganographyPictureMBS, SetSteganographyPictureMBS and SteganographyPictureMBS to Picture class.
  • Updated Windows to also use latest SSH/SSL.
  • Updated CURL to version 7.47.1.
  • Added window.WinFlashWindowMBS method.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Fixed bug in HIDAPIMBS.getFeatureReport.


  • The CDMultiChartMBS class now keeps references to it’s sub charts.
  • Added CDBaseChartMBS ScaleFactor. Can scale most ChartDirector charts without modifications for Retina/HiDPI.
  • Changed Picture to CGImage/NSImage functions to use newer Xojo functions when available.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Added SetVariantArrayValueMBS method.
  • Added DynaPDFMBS.RasterShowText.
  • Updated Plugin SDK.
  • Added DynaPDFMBS RasterShowText event.
  • Switched back to OS X 10.4 as minimum target for Carbon.
  • Fixed bug in NSShadowMBS class for the shadowOffset property.


  • Fixed bug with creating dataMatrix barcodes.
  • Added ATSFontFindFromContainerMBS function.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Rewrote the DynaPDF Trace feature to trace calls much more accurate.
  • Updated SQLite to 3.12.1.
  • The mouse click events in OverlayMBS now react on right clicks on Mac, too.
  • Added Scale parameter for DynaPDFMBS.ShowDifferences.
  • Improved DynaPDFMBS.ShowDifference to better handle transparent areas.
  • Added more NSAppleEventDescriptorMBS methods and properties.
  • Changed OpenSSLMBS.GeneratePrivateKey to yield time if called on Xojo thread.
  • Added functions to encrypt/decrypt with RSA public/private keys.
  • Added WordFileMBS.Parts function and Part options to WordFile functions. Now can replace placeholders in footer/header, too.


  • Updated SQLite to 3.12.2.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version


  • Fixed folderitem.AccessDateMBS setter.
  • Fixed HexStringMBS function returning sometimes one line too much.
  • Fixed a bug in DynaPDF Trace feature when not doing trace.
  • Repaired ColorSync classes. Due to a little problem while moving plugins to 64-bit, we accidentally disabled them for 32-bit, too.
  • Fixed bug with IsFullScreenMBS returning true for the wrong window.
  • Most of our plugins no longer link to Carbon framework now.
  • Updated BitExclMBS, BitInclMBS, BitIsSetMBS and BitValMBS to use 64-bit.
  • Added Synchronous flag for BlockMBS class.


  • Fixed an issue with ODBC and SQL Plugin read CLOB fields.
  • Fixed an issue in WordFile functions to handle more special cases.
  • Changed OverlayMBS class to also work with CGImage objects.
  • Fixed rotate and other picture functions to work better for retina/HiDPI.
  • Updated SQLAPI++ 4.1.9.
  • Added DynaPDFMBS.ExtractPageTextRect.


  • fixes issue with future Xojo version.


  • Fixed a bug in DynaPDF with TranslateRawString function.
  • Changes for future Xojo version.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Updated for future Xojo version.

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  • Updated SQLite to 3.13.0.
  • Updated libJPEG to version 9b.
  • Fixed a bug in picture handling which made VMirrorMBS to fail.
  • Added Archive classes to read/write archives like tar, zip and others.
  • Added BarcodeGeneratorMBS.SVG function.

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