MBS Plugins 20.2 pre-releases


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  • Added JavaScript LibPhoneNumber example to validate and format phone numbers
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Deprecated OpenSpecialData method in PNGReaderMBS class.
  • Reduced dependencies for Photos plugin part to not need AVFoundation and MacFrameworks.
  • Updated LibXL to version 3.9.
  • Added XLRichStringMBS class to work on rich text in Excel documents.
  • Added StyledText functions for XL Plugin.
  • Updated plugin SDK to version for Xojo 2020r1
  • Deprecated all Mac 32-bit HTMLViewer extension classes for Xojo before 2020. For Xojo 2020 those are removed.
  • Added setter for AVCaptureDeviceMBS.activeInputSource property.
  • Enabled SSPI, Kerberos 5 and SPNEGO for CURLSMBS class on Windows.
  • Fixed returning of date in RecordSet with SQLDatabaseMBS, broken in pr1.


  • Updated OpenSSL to version 1.1.1g.
  • Added constructor to XMLValidatorMBS class to take folderitem.
  • Changed SQLDatabaseMBS RecordSet to pass time, date and timestamp to Xojo with the right type, so Xojo can handle them correctly.
  • Added SetInternetExplorerHiDPI and GetInternetExplorerHiDPI functions to IEWebBrowserMBS class to enable proper resolution handling in HTMLviewer on Windows.
  • Added TextShape class support for Object2D drawing with DynaPDFMBS class’s graphics integration.
  • Corrected alignment issues for TextShape/StringShape class handling with DynaPDFMBS class’s graphics integration.
  • Added ClearRectMode to DynaPDFMBS class to ignore calls to Graphics.ClearRect and allow background to show.


  • Updated CURL to version 7.70.0.
  • Added CAInfo and CAPath properties to CURLSVersionMBS class.
  • Added Valid and CanSign properties to ECKeyMBS class.
  • Added Generate, GetPublicKeyPoint, SetPublicKeyPoint, SetPublicKey, GetPublicKey, SetPrivateKey and GetPrivateKey methods to ECKeyMBS class.
  • Added Generate parameter for KeyByCurveName method in ECKeyMBS class.
  • Added accessibility properties to NSWorkspaceMBS class.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Removed dependency to libidn for CURL Plugin on Linux.
  • Changed CURL plugins for Linux to load libidn dynamically at runtime. If this works, you can use domain names in unicode characters.
  • Added IDN support for MacOS with a pull request to CURL.


  • Deprecated TimeZoneMBS class in favor of TimeZone class.
  • Deprecated our global functions to query system folders in favor of SpecialFolders module in Xojo.
  • Added CompressionBufferSize, UserWidthMaximum, UserHeightMaximum, ChunkCacheMax, and ChunkMallocMax properties to PNGReaderMBS class.
  • Deprecated old FFT*MBS functions.
  • Added kofUseOtsuFilter constant to DynaPDFMBS class.
  • Fixed issue where using AVFoundation and NSWorkspace plugin parts would show warning message about duplicate AVObjectWrapperMBS class name.


and release day:
MonkeyBread Software Releases the MBS Xojo Plugins in version 20.2