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Visual Windows for BC++

For 2004

Date Error/Warning/New Description

Corrected in

2004/12/31

When a word is searched, the word located at the tail of the cursor that would be first hit is overlooked and is hit at the end of the search.

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Tiny allocated memory block for the use of [Visual Windows for BC++] remains allocated even after [Visual Windows for BC++] is finished.  But, there arises no practical problem.

12/23

While the [Refresh Function List] is performed, it may be seldom encountered that allocated memories for the [Refresh Function List] are multiply accessed by clicking a function in the [Function List]-Box to see the line, where the clicked function is described. This multiple access may cause instable behabior.

1.18-1
(12/23)

If your project folder is one of the Windows system folders, to [Delete Current Project from disk] in the [File]-menu cannot be executed as a default action but an option that the project file can be deleted is newly added.

1.18
(12/23)

 

If you open the project, which includes some other files such as the resource file (.rc) than files with (.c, .cpp,. asm)-extentions in the [Source Files] in the file-list, Visual Windows for BC++ may sometimes crash.
Your project name is mistakenly changed into the project name that is created for dropped file(s) from outside when you choose the [To a New Project]-menu and then you cancel to create the new project.

12/20

f the folder open by the [Option]-{Open Folder] menu contains = in its name (such as c:\new=10\mysoft), this folder cannot be opened on the Desktop.
An option to [Use Ini-file] at startup is created at the [Option]-[Environment] menu.

12/10

The automated creation of the list of prototypes of C/C++ functions initiated from the [Create Header File]-menu detects mismatch of a paired parenthesis, which is shown as a warning message.  But, it sometimes escapes the detection of the mismatch.  The list contains the C/C++ functions found before the line, where this mismatch was found.

12/04

Sometimes, enabled and disabled  status of the toolbar icons is not matched with that of the status of the editor.
No tips for the toolbar icons are displayed in the case of PC, whose Windows environment is not allowed to be altered by changing its registry. [Toolbar Icons] is added to the [Help]-menu, where this [Toolbar Icons]- page is opened.

11/15

Version-up of the Footy Text Edit Control (1.xx==>1.61): Screen on the editor was disturbed when [Ctrl+End]-key was pressed.

11/02

An incomplete target word for the IntelliSense was not replaced by the chosen word placed in the second list-box at the bottom of the dialog opened by pressing [Alt+Right Arrow]-key.  The second list-box is enabled if there are multiple candidates for the incomplete word.

1.17
(11/02)

When the [Fuction List] was first created, to click the function name in the list could not take us to the appropriate line, where the selected C-function is described,
[Guide to Quick Programming] is added to the [Help]-menu, where the [First Trial...]- page is opened.

09/18

Version-up of the Footy Text Edit Control (1.54==>1.57)

08/11

To detect newer files at a build is not a bit precise.

07/01

A more detailed warning message for the absence of valid folders, where BC++5.51 is placed, is added.

1.16
(07/01)

Visual Windows for BC++ sometimes abnormally finishes at the first startup. It may appear when the default Windows editor, Notopad.exe, is adopted as a default editor of Visual Windows for BC++ during the search of available editors in widows system
Visual Windows for BC++ sometimes abnormally finishes when the [OK]-button is clicked after the BC++ folders are selected in the [Choose BC++ Folders]-dialog.

07/01

A more detailed warning message for the absence of valid folders, where BC++5.51 is placed, is added.

1.16
(07/01)

Visual Windows for BC++ sometimes abnormally finishes at the first startup. It may appear when the default Windows editor, Notopad.exe, is adopted as a default editor of Visual Windows for BC++ during the search of available editors in widows system
Visual Windows for BC++ sometimes abnormally finishes when the [OK]-button is clicked after the BC++ folders are selected in the [Choose BC++ Folders]-dialog.

06/13

A new build process to make libraries is created to generate libraries from object files/from Microsoft favor dll-imported library/from dll files.

1.15
(06/24)

(1.13,1.14 were not released)

06/12

When a muti-project is used, the following options are not properly reloaded at startup: library and/or object files and options for an executable file. These options are properly reloaded when a single project is selected after Visual Windows for BC++ is loaded.

06/07

To customize key-strokes (such as keys with Ctrl+Shift) sometimes does not properly works, and shows menus with some meaningless digits put after proper menu strings.  The customized key-strokes are not reloaded at startup

06/02

Since some of functions are not properly detected on creating a "Function List"-database, its routine is updated.
Database files for Windows/DOS API functions are updated to include items defined by the enum-/struct-keywords/
Automated "Function Listing" immediately after 'Build' process is changed to be performed as a part of 'Build' process.

06/01

An error occurs during 'Link' if multiple library folders are specified from the [Option]-[BC++ Folders]-[Choose BC++ Folders] menu.  You may use the [Project]-[Folder Path for Project] menu.

05/30

The full project-/file-name is displayed in a rectangle (like a tool tip) below the item name when a mouse cursor stays on the item in the file list.

05/29

Project list in the  [Project]-[Set Active Project ] menu sometimes disappears.
An active mark attached to the current project in the file list is not properly updated when a project is inserted into the current project.
An option that keeps files on editor opened is created when a project is switched in a mutiple-project..
Delete Project from Disk,  a warning message is shown if the project folder to be deleted contains other (unused) projects.
a warning message is shown if the project folder to be deleted is a Windows system-related folder.
When the target executable file (exe/dll) is absent, a build immediately runs without trying to detect updated source files.
To select a word by the [Return]-key in the dialog for "Intellisense" is unexpectedly  disabled.
Visual Windows for BC++ is sometimes frozen  when new files are created for a  [Windows]-program with prototype codes to show "Hello".

05/28

When a project is opened, to choose the  [Create New File]-menu in order to create a new file subsequently opens  the dialog, where  the project name shown is sometimes mistakenly changed to the name of the folder for a new file to be placed.

05/26

The full filename is displayed in a rectangle (like a tool tip) below the editor tab when a mouse cursor stays on the editor tab.

05/25

The content of [Function List] is not properly reloaded when a new project is selected from mutilpe projects.

05/24

To do a build right after the source file is modified sometimes says that there is no modification.  The routine to detect the modification is changed to use a direct comparison of 64-bit date and time instead of 32-bit data and time.

05/23

A list of the matched candidates for "IntelliSense" is created in the bottom of the dialog, which is enabled if there are more than two candidates.
The automated search for folders other than the Bin folder if the Bin folder is selected was disabled in the dialog from the [Option]-[BC++ Folders]-[Choose BC++ Folders] menu.
A warning message is shown when Visual Windows for BC++ is about to be closed when a build is in progress.

05/19

Visual Windows for BC++ sometimes abnormally finishes when [Function List] is being created. (corrected in 2004/05/19 1:00)

1.12

05/09

To insert an existing project into the current project is newly available.

05/08

"Intellisense", which guesses the remaining part of your word and automatically supplies it, is newly available.

05/03

The combobox for the [Function List] is sometimes disabled and cannot be selected.

05/01

To Disable [ReadOnly] Attribute is not sometimes reflected in the [ReadOnly]-status displayed on the right bottom.

04/27

Jump to the line, which produces warning/error messages or where searched words are described, by presseing [F4]-key, is sometimes disabled unexpectedly (corrected in the version of 4/27 12.00am).

1.00

04/26

The change of font types is not sometimes reflected in the next startup.

04/24

From [Function List] supplied by the database file,  macros are mistakenly displayed in the combobox.
To hit a name of a function/macro navigates you to the line, where it is described or defined, even if the name does not completely matches with the name in the database file.
When one project in multiple projects is closed by the [Close]-button, a message of "close all projects" is shown but all projects are closed only if the main (parent) project is closed.
To customize your key-strokes should not include function keys such as [Shifft+F4], which are mistakenly listed in our dialog from the [Option]-]Key] menu.

04/18

A new version powered by a new text editor control is launched.

N/A

01/14

Your favorite editor can be used to describe programs.

0.99-9

The order of the files on the editor is restored in the next time.

01/12

When a menu is clicked, in some cases, nothing happens to respond to the menu-click and the menu remains selected.  Another a few clicks on the same menu do the corresponding action.

01/09

There are cases that to read the build-options from a project file sometimes fails.

RC2.23

 

 

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