MBS Plugins 20.5 pre-releases


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I can only see 20.4 Pre-Releases in the folder. What am I missing?

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pr1 is not yet uploaded. compilation takes longer than expected.
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  • Added CopyColumn method for XLSheetMBS class.
  • Added CubeSQLLastInsertID to SQLDatabaseMBS and SQLConnectionMBS classes.
  • Added imageWithSystemSymbolName method to NSImageMBS class to get SF Symbols.
  • Added phoneticOrganizationName property for CNContactMBS class and phoneticOrganizationName property for CNMutableContactMBS class.
  • Added predicateForContactsMatchingEmailAddress and predicateForContactsMatchingPhoneNumber methods for CNContactMBS class.
  • Added WindowsML classes to do machine learning on Windows 10: see WinLearningModelMBS class
  • Changed setappearance, appearance and effectiveAppearance methods in NSAppearanceMBS class to accept application or NSApplicationMBS objects.
  • Fixed an issue with plugin trying to show dialog in web app.
  • Fixed exception raised by AllFetchKeys function in CNContactStoreMBS class.
  • Fixed loading of UserNotifications framework.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version
  • Updated OpenSSL to version 1.1.1h.
  • Updated SQLAPI to 5.1.2.
  • Updated to Xcode 11.7.
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  • Updated to newer plugin SDK.
  • Deprecated CFXMLParserMBS, CFXMLNodeMBS and related classes.
  • Updated LibXL to version 3.9.2.
  • Added SCPreferencesMBS.Available function.
  • Added AllFontsEx function for WindowsFontFamilyMBS class.
  • Changed SQL Plugin to better work together with Actual Tech SQL Server ODBC Drivers.
  • Updated DynaPDF to version


  • Fixed a bug in ChartDirector with a failed assertion on quitting the app on Windows.
  • Fixed target flags for newer plugin SDK.
  • Fixed problem in DynaPDFMBS class where we set erroneously a default font for you (since v20.3).

First feedback of 20.5pr5: WebApp (using Compress, Curl, DynaPDF, SQL plugins) is compiling without any issues and so far all seems to be working fine. Thank you.

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  • Updated MacCG, MacBase, MacCloud and MacCI plugins.
  • Reduced usage of deprecated SDK functions.
  • Added IsAliasFile to NSURLMBS and CFURLMBS classes.
  • Rewrote handling of DateTime for variants.
  • Added ADateTime, BDateTime, CDateTime and MDateTime properties to ArchiveEntryMBS class.
  • Added Clone method in IMPixelInfo7MBS class.
  • Updated CURL library to version 7.73.0.
  • Updated freetype library to version 2.10.4.
  • Fixed a few declarations to keep plugins compile with older Xojo versions before 2013.
  • Renamed Open/Close events for NSViewControlMBS control to distinguish ours form the normal control events.
  • Added datetime properties to EKEventMBS and EKAlarmMBS classes.
  • Added DateTime property to CURLSFileInfoMBS class.
  • Added kError_Quic_Connect_Error and kError_HTTP3 constants and GetInfoProxyError method to CURLSMBS class.
  • Fixed an error in BuildRecordSetMBS function with empty value array.