GUI builder versions and download

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Version list with description of major changes.

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Version 4.2

This version has been updated to reflect the changes in icon positioning in GButon, GLabel, GCheckbox and GOption controls. Please note that GUIs created with earlier versions of GUI Builder cannot be opened with this version.

Version 4.1

This version fixed a bug that crashed the sketch when a GWindow had a lot of GUI controls on it. The changes mean that GUIs created with earlier versions of GUI Builder cannot be opened with this version.

Version 4.0

This is the first version to be compatible with Processing 3 and G4P v4.0.

Version 2.6

This is the last version to be compatible with Processing 2.

Version 2.5 (Compatible with G4P V3.5)

This version cannot be used to edit GUIs created with earlier vrsions of this tool.

  • GPassword control added to toolbar
  • Autohide - can use Ctrl+Shift+F5 to reopen design window.
  • GUI Builder window closes when the parent editor (PDE) window closes.
  • GUI Builder will not attempt to open a GUI created with an ealier, incompatible version of this tool. Instead the user is presented with a warning message.
  • Can lock a control in the form view to avoid accidentally moving / resizing it.
  • Code generation does not use methods deprecated in G4P.

Version 2.4.2

Minor bug fixes.This does not affect the tool's functionality in any way and GUIs created with V2.4.1 can still be edited in this version.

Version 2.4.1

Minor update to the GUi so that text is visible when the system default font colour is light on dark. This does not affect the tool's functionality in any way.

Version 2.4

Design area can now be scrolled so it is much easier to create large GUIs. This is a major upgrade so will not edit GUIs created with earlier version. Use with V3.4 of G4P

Version 2.3.1

Some minor bug fixes. This version will not work with GUIs created with previous versions. This version requires G4P V3.3.1

Version 2.3

New UI moves menu options to a new toolbar for speed. Apart from some refactoring of the code this version supports image toggle buttons and should be used with V3.3 of G4P.

Important note about versions
In most cases GUIs created with an earlier version of the tool will not be editable with the current version.





All earlier versions of GUI Builder can be downloaded from GoogleCode

Version 2.2.3 - Fixes bug where invalid code was generated when certain controls x, y, width or height value exceeded 999.

Version 2.2.2 - Fixes several bugs found in relation to control colour selection.

Version 2.2.1 - Additional control properties available for edit. It has also been repackaged to enable installation from the PDE.

Version 2.2.0 - The tool has been updated and should be used with G4P 3.2.0 This version cannot be used to edit GUIs created with earlier versions.

Version 2.1.1 - This version fixes some bugs found in the previous version, Although it is compatible with G4P 3.1.0 it is recommended that you use the latest version of G4P available.

Version 2.1.0 - This new version is compatable with G4P 3.1.0 and Processing 2.0b7

Version 2.0.1 - The GUIs created with this builder requires G4P V2.0.1 or later if they are to work. This is a major upgrade so that it will work with the V2.0a6 of Proccessing and will no longer work earlier versions of Processing in which case you should use V1.1.1

Version 1.1.1 - Use this version with Processing V1.5.1 The tool has not changed with regards to functionality. The changes have been made so that the project builds with the new tools template in preparation for V2 of Processing.

Version 1.1.0 - The builder now implements buttons with icons, image buttons and comboboxes. The tool now works with all G4P controls.

Version 1.0.0 - This is the first release of the GUI builder tool. Most G4P controls are implemented exceptions include image buttons and comboboxes.

For Java developers who wish to examine or modify the source code then it can be taken from the GIT repository at SourceForge