Support for PowerBuilder 2022 R2 and PowerBuilder 2022 R3
The PB UI Designer has been upgraded to PB2022.
SPA w\ Navigation: Added two new methods, of_GetSelectedPanel and of_GetSelectedPanelText.
PowerWinSelector: Allow user to scroll using the mousewheel.
PowerWinSelector: Auto scroll thumbnails when using Tab and Shit+Tab keys.
ImageEditor: Add new Print icon to action toolbar.
ImageEditor: Add new of_Print function.
PowerSearchBox\DropDown: Add SearchModified event that triggers as a search term is being typed.
Properties: Disable editing for drop down property types, force user to select from predefined list.
XPListbar: Fixed click issue on items and group headers.
XPListbar: Null object error when closing a frame window with a layered sheet that contains the XPListbar control.
PowerToast: If of_SetCloseOnClick(TRUE) is called, the "X" close button on the toast will be made invisible.
ImageEditor: Fix 64 deployment issue.
f_pbus_profilepicture\f_pbus_profilepicture_fromblob: Don't draw a border if FrameThickness is 0.
Ultimate Suite 2023 R2 (September 2023)
Support of PowerBuilder 2022 R2
Introduce localization support for language translations.
Image Editor: New non-visual version n_cst_imageeditor.
Image Editor: Add ability to change quality when saving as jpg image format.
Image Editor: Add ability to change image size.
Image Editor: Add of_UndoAll function to undo all changes since the image was loaded.
PowerDock: Add icon to floating window. Close floating window by double clicking on icon.
PowerDock: Floating windows can now be moved behind main windows and will display in the windows taskbar independently from the applications main window.
Step Bar: Add new AllowUserSelection property to allow users to use the mouse to select steps.
ShortcutBar: Allow font name and font size to be changed.
PowerSnip: Add new of_SetToolbarPosition function which allows the developer to position the PowerSnip toolbar anywhere on the screen.
Image Editor: Fixed issue with Undo when loading a new image.
Image Editor: Add of_IsModified function which returns TRUE if the image was modified, and FALSE if it was not.
PowerFilter: Invalid Expression error occurred with data contained a "~".
PowerFilter: Columns with row specific visible expressions caused the filter button to be hidden unexpectedly.
XPListBar: Text height was calculating a few pixels too short which caused some text to be cut off.
PowerMenu: Don't display ribbon ALT shortcuts if using ALT-GR key.
Ultimate Suite 2023 R1 (June 2023)
New PowerBuilder Controls
PowerTaskbarButton: Allows you to update your applications Windows Taskbar Button (add an overlay image, display progress, add taskbar toolbar buttons)
Breadcrumb: Add a Breadcrumb in PowerBuilder Applications
PowerWinSelector: Window selector that displays thumbnails of your open windows allowing users to find and activate them quicker.
PowerFilter: Now available in Ultimate Suite Professional Edition.
At the same time, PowerFilter benefits from a new design and a host of new features and enhancements. Find out more on this page
Image Editor: Add Copy toolbar button and copy function to control.
Image Editor: Save and restore current directory when opening and saving a file.
Image Editor: Preserve the values set in the Message object when opening an instance of the Image Editor.
DWNav: Add properties so button text and tooltips can be localized.
XPListbar: Add new ItemBottomPadding property. Used to add padded space to the bottom of an XPListbar item.
Static Text: Add new #TipText property to support tool tips on static text controls
Toolbar: Drop down menu, highlighting over hovered items wasn't resetting when mouse moved out of the drop down menu.
Toolbar: Application crash occurred when clicking on toolbar chevron, then clicking on another application to lose focus, then directly clicking back on the toolbar chevron.
PowerMessage: Overlay didn't size properly on MDIDock! windows.
PowerModal: Overlay didn't size properly on MDIDock! windows.
PowerMenu: Ribbon tooltips were not working in 64bit deployments. - PowerMenu: Fixed issue where double clicking a ribbon tab did not collapse the ribbon.
Ultimate Suite 2023 (February 2023)
New Pagination Control.
New PowerSearch control.
Provides fuzzy search functionality.
New export feature for PowerCharts:
Export a full working graph with its data, animations and pop-ups into a single HTML file.
PowerMenu: Add new DisableRibbonTooltip property to window.
When set to true, ribbon tooltips will not display.
PowerMenu: Add new ToolTipWidth property to window.
Value determines width of Ribbon Tooltip.
PowerTile: Add new of_SetTileTextColor function.
This function changes the color of the tile text.
Properties Control: Add new of_SetPropertyNameWidth function.
This function changes the property name column width, as a percent of total width.
PowerMenu: Fix issue with tooltip being cut off when using different fonts and text sizes.
PowerMenu Advanced: Fix issue with border displaying incorrectly when display scale is not 100%.
SPA: Fix issue with border displaying incorrectly when display scale is not 100%.
PowerModal: Response window didn't return values when passing a PowerObject as a parm when opening.
Ultimate Suite 2022 R2 (September 2022)
PowerBuilder 2022 Support
Ultimate Suite 2022 R1 (May 2022)
Ribbon Window: New property to hide ribbon shadow.
XPListBar: Top scrollbar was displayed on first render.
Ribbon Window: Unable to restore window after minimizing when application is run as administrator
Ribbon Window: Long menu names were not properly truncating for large ribbon items.
Ribbon Window: Ribbon item tooltip truncated in some cases.
Ribbon Window: New property to hide ribbon shadow.
SPA Windows: Unable to restore window after minimizing when application is run as administrator
Ultimate Suite for PB 2022 (February 2022)
Support for PowerBuilder 2021 (runtime 1311 and 1506)
PowerChart: Conversion of Existing PowerBuilder Graph DataWindow
PowerSnip: Add new of_SetDefaultFile function so you can set the file to save to without having to use the Window save file dialog.
PowerSnip: Add new of_AutoCloseOnSave function. When passed TRUE, PowerSnip will automatically close once the save operation is complete.
XPListBar: Add new of_SetEnabled function which allows you to enable and disable items in the XPListBar.
PowerChart: Charts will now occupy all space available for display. It will resize both horizontally and vertically.
PowerChart: Default Graph painter mode is now advanced mode.
PowerChart: Tooltips formatting now supports different types of graphs (not only vertical bar graphs).
PowerChart: PB Developers can now use the PBExpression function to describe the graph title as a PowerBuilder computed field expression.
PowerMenu: Add new of_EnabledTopLevelMenu function to enable and disable ribbon tabs.
PowerMenu: Fix flicker issue in backstage menu when selecting menu items.
PowerMenu: Ribbon tooltips were not working for 64 bit builds.
XPListBar: Groups overlapped when resizing the control.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2021 R3 (August 2021)
Support for PowerBuilder 2021
XPListbar: Allow for dynamic heights.
PowerTiles: Add new AutoAlign property. When False, PowerTiles won't try to calculate the most justified alignment.
PowerTiles: Center alignment for tile text was not working.
PowerTiles: Add new of_SetFont, of_SetFontName, and of_SetFontSize functions.
PowerToast: Add new of_SetCloseOnClick method. When passed TRUE, the toast pop up will close when the user clicks it.
PowerMenu: Fixed sizing issue when quick access toolbar is visible.
PowerMenu: Fixed usability issue when calling of_rebuildribbon on an undocked ribbon.
PowerMenu: Quick Access toolbar items were not disabling if the menu item was disabled.
PowerMenu: Ribbon tooltips were not displaying in the correct location when the ribbon was on an MDI Sheet.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2021 R2 (April 2021)
New horizontal and vertical trackbar control with fully customizable components.
Add background color and configure the color, shape or size of : the center line, the slider, tick marks, or the "tracked line".
New horizontal and vertical range selector control that has all the features of PowerTrackbar.
It comes with an additional functionality that allows PB application users to select a range instead of a single value on a trackbar.
Made adjustments to Fonts and Sizes.
Added ‘Ctrl+C’ support to copy message content.
Customization features added for text size, message button text, display additional details through a link.
New property added - SmoothScroll. When TRUE, ribbon scrollbars will automatically scroll when the mouse hovers over the scrollbar.
Trigger menu Selected event when mouse moves over menu item in the ribbon.
Button Listbar: Better, more consistent scrolling. Added new functions to set font name and size.
Single Page Application: Added a new Reset method.
Themes: Added a new method to retrieve the globally set theme.
General: Performance improvements across all controls.
PowerMessage: Resize overlay if parent window resizes. Made the message box a true response window.
PowerMenu: Prevent message object from being cleared out when calling of_RebuildRibbon.
PowerModal: Resize overlay if parent window resizes.
Groupbox: Removed text background, when there is no text to display in the header.
TabControl: Validate tab index in methods that accept tab index.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2021 (February 2021)
32 fresh styles added to the USPB inventory to upgrade the look of your PowerBuilder application.
Setup a tour of your application (the visible parts) or call out a single new feature.
You can use a variety of predefined colors for each callout allowing you to customize the look for the action.
Capture screenshots of your PB application to review it with other teammates.
Display profile pictures in different frame colors, thickness, and shapes.
Visually display a percentage of completion.
Represent a value from 0 to any upper value
Elegant combination of image and text
Place quick access icons in the caption bar.
Blend the caption bar into the ribbon tab.
Allow for an Office 365 style.
Provide built in Backstage menu.
Provide 41 themes.
Open and paste images from the clipboard. Edit your images using Rotate, Crop, Flip, Apply Filter Effects such as Black & White, Brightness, Contrast, Grey Scale, Inverted Colors, and Sepia Tone. Zoom and Pan to review your images closely.
Compare two images in a minimum amount of screen space
PowerMenu Pro: Adjust styling of Ribbon tab area so it blends in with caption.
PowerModal: Add some logic to better handle Response type windows.
Fixed some stability issues with Circle Progress, Image Comparer, PowerCard, and Profile Picture
Toolbar: Issues with chevron and AutoSize property.
DragFileSelector: Incorrect file name returned if AllowMultipleFiles is TRUE and the user used the Browse button to select just 1 file.
SPA Windows: Prevent resizing if PowerMessage or PowerModal is open.
PowerMenu Pro: Prevent resizing of window if PowerMessage or PowerModal is open.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2020 R3 (July 2020)
This new control allows you to implement modern and animated gauges in your PowerBuilder Dashboards and Reports
You can easily configure your Gauges with the Ultimate Suite Designer.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2020 R2 (May 2020)
New base source code objects for easy integration into customers' applications.
Enhanced support for complex frameworks (e.g. PFC).
Set default control theme globally.
SPA Caption-less Window - New window object.
RTL support for PowerMenu Pro and SPA Basic.
64 bit support for Single Page Application windows.
PowerTile - button click was being triggered if control resized under mouse pointer as the mouse lbutton was being let go.
PowerDock - Issue with document tab selection when docking and undocking a panel on MDI window.
ShortcutBar - Error when clicking chevron in some cases.
Toolbar - Error when clicking chevron in some cases.
Ultimate Suite for PB 2020 (February 2020)
Updated the overall style to add more spacing and bigger fonts (to match the MS ribbon better).
Include loading circle in the status bar.
A new window based off of PowerMenu.
Includes a custom caption bar at the top
Quick access toolbar is located in the caption bar.
Tabbed Caption Window
A new window that gives you a tab control in the windows caption bar.
Modeled after most modern web browsers.
Contains most of the features you would find in our Tab Control.
Single Page Application w/ Navigation
New window that makes it easy to develop single page applications.
Window displays user objects with built in navigation. A simple implementation would require only a few function calls.
Custom windows caption bar.
Caption bar allows the developer to add buttons to give their users more functionality.
Single Page Application Basic
New window that gives you the most basic form of a single page application
Custom windows caption bar.
Caption bar allows the developer to add buttons to give their users more functionality.
PowerBuilder Menu object is not supported.
The loading circle continuously rotates indicating that a process is waiting to complete.
This control can be placed anywhere on screen.
Loading circle has been implemented in PowerDock, Tab Control, and PowerMenu (displays in the PowerDock and Tab Control tabs or the PowerMenu status bar).
Drag and Drop files
New component that can be added to any window or user object which allows users to drag files into the application.
Various bug fixes
PB Ultimate Suite 2019 R3 (October 2019)
Preview displayed automatically when adding a PowerChart to a window in the window painter (now using graphical pb objects instead of png files that had to be placed before in the painter directory).
Same automatic preview when opening a PowerChart in the datawindow painter
Chart painter application now available for PB2019
PowerCharts: Generation bugs on axis manipulation (could not remove an axis).
PowerCharts: 64-bit compatibility issues for PB2017 and above.
PowerCharts: Coma decimal separator issue for PB2017 and above.
Command Button: Minor bug fixes
PowerToast: Minor bug fixes
PB Ultimate Suite 2019 R2
PB 2019 version of the Chart Painter
PB Ultimate Suite 2019 R1 (June 2019)
PowerCharts: This new control allows you to implement Modern and animated Charts in your PowerBuilder Application
PowerCharts also includes a dedicated chart painter to configure and customize your charts
PBUS Free Edition This version offers a selection of free controls, color themes and icon libraries that you can use with any PowerBuilder applications and deploy as you like.
Static Text memory leak
PB Ultimate Suite 9.0 (February 2018)
PowerMessage - New control to display messages on screen; messagebox replacement.
CommandButton - Create new command button control based on the native PowerBuilder command button
64 bit support
ToggleButton - Updated the rounded button style so it looks better.
GroupBox - Modify to inherit from the native PowerBuilder groupbox.
Static Text - Modify to inherit from the native PowerBuilder static text so you have IDE support.
PowerDock - Add new of_OpenDocument overloads so you can pass string and numbers as parameters.
Tab Control - Add new of_OpenTab overloads so you can pass string and numbers as parameters.
DWNav - Add validation to methods to prevent errors in some cases.
PowerDock - Issues displaying sheet toolbar and menu when closing windows when frame window is MDI.
PB Ultimate Suite 8.1 (July 2017)
PowerMenu - Display MicroHelp text from
menu's in PowerMenu status bar.
PowerTiles - Return index of tile when calling
of_AddTile in u_cst_tile. Pass the same index value to TileClicked event.
PowerMenu - Ribbon scroll changed to be more intuitive.
PowerMenu - Add right
to left support
Better RTL support. Controls that support RTL will detect
the RightToLeft setting on their parent window and use that to automatically
set RTL on the control.
XPListBar - Add fill height option for groups. Used
to allow a group to fill the height of the control.
XPListBar - Add no padding
option when adding objects.
PowerDock - Add new DocumentTabClicked event.
Triggered only when a user physically clicks a document tab.
- Add new TabClicked event. Triggered only when a user physically clicks a tab.
Support for PowerBuilder 2017.
- Issue with ribbon status bar panels displaying off screen if set after the
PowerMenu - Visual artifacts on status bar removed when setting
status bar panel text.
PowerMenu - Fix ALT shortcut key.
PowerMenu - Fix
issue with resize not working right when collapsing and expanding the ribbon.
PowerDock - DocumentSelectionChanged and DocumentSelectionChanging events were
being triggered too many times unnecessarily.
Tab Control - SelectionChanged
and SelectionChanging events were being triggered too many times unnecessarily.