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Version by version changed / improved / fixed items during 2018




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A GREAT release full of new features!

named controls with properties and methods
Activex control
Image control
Richedit control
Fast string functions like MIDF$, LEFTF$, RIGHTF$, LENF, GRABF$ PARSEF$, PARSECOUNTF in some cases thousand of times faster than classical one
System pseudo variable
App pseudo variable
Improved COMM module
thinAir themes
UDT element names can be specified at runtime using string expressions between ()
AnyType type for script functions parameters
thinAir source code is now saved with UTF-8 BOM header
CODEPTR function will open a huge new set of possibilities
WSTRING and WSTRINGZ data type introduced in DECLARE parameter. thinBasic will automatically convert passed strings inot unicode format
Static elements in UDT can now be initialized
New module called AppConfig will extremely simplify loading application parameters from a special formatted XML file