MBS Plugins 18.4 pre-releases


in this thread I want to post to you what’s new in 18.4 prerelease plugins.

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If you have questions, please post your question as a new discussion.



+1 for this


  • Added CancelAllCommands and Commands methods for SQLConnectionMBS and SQLDatabaseMBS clases.
  • Changed CURL functions to turn gzip decompression on by default and follow redirections.
  • Deprecated EnumHostFont functions in DynaPDFMBS in favor of newer GetSysFontInfos functions.
  • Changed DynaPDFMBS.Error event to not run in preemptive thread while MT method runs.
  • Fixed bug with DynaPDFMBS.GetSysFontInfo skipping one font.
  • Changed HotKeyMBS to not link to Carbon framework for use in Mac App Store.
  • Changed DynaPDFMBS.CreateTable to automatically load font Helvetica, so you have a font defined, if you don’t set one yourself.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version




  • Changed ID used in code signatures to match the ID in the info.plist of the plugin dylibs for Mac App Store checks.
  • Changed plugins to load LDAP framework dynamically instead of linking to it directly.
  • Updated Growl Windows code to work better with 64-bit and TCP mode. WindowsGrowlMBS class is now cross platform.
  • Added filter methods to NSViewMBS.
  • Added AVPlayerMBS Playing property.
  • Added more convenience functions for Contacts classes: allContacts, AllFetchKeys, unifiedContactsMatchingPredicate, unifiedContactWithIdentifier, unifiedMeContact for CNContactStoreMBS class and new CNContactFetchRequestMBS constructor.
  • Updated LibXML2 to version 2.9.8.
  • Added CNContactStoreMBS.groupsByName and CNContactStoreMBS.groupsForContact functions.
  • New BitRotateMBS function is now threaded, so it will use 2 to 4 threads to do work faster.



  • Added new optional MultiplyOnlyOver parameter for MultiplyUInt8MBS and MultiplyUInt16MBS.
  • Added CNContactStoreMBS.CNErrorCodeRecordIdentifierInvalid constant.
  • Added NSAppleScriptMBS.DeterminePermissionToAutomateTarget function.
  • Added authorizationStatusForMediaType and requestAccessForMediaType methods for AVCaptureDeviceMBS class for MacOS 10.14 Mojave. For older MacOS versions we always report authorized.
  • Fixed NSColorMBS.colorValue for new colors on MacOS Mojave.
  • Fixed problem with registration where Win license didn’t unlock DirectShow plugin part.


Hi Christian,

I’ve encountered a bug with the following two functions under Windows 10 64 Bit, Desktop and Console Apps:

  • SystemInformationMBS.UserName
  • SystemInformationMBS.DomainName
  • maybe others

The strings are empty or (seems like) a random string.

Compiled to 32 Bit it works fine.

The bug occurs with static variables only!

dim user_name as string = SystemInformationMBS.UserName() —> OK

static user_name as string = SystemInformationMBS.UserName() —> failed

Please do two things:

  1. Start a new thread about the bug.
  2. Fill a feedback case.

because in this thread, only a limited number of people will notice it.

and sorry, I can’t reproduce this in 2018r2 and 2018r3 beta 1.

You are right, Christian. First it seems that it’s the plugin function that causes the problem. But it’s a bug with static variables in the debugger.




I am sure Christian will update the Page in a moment, but here are the updated Download Links:


blog post for release: