Access Converter New Features

Note: most features refer to the Java Edition only

Version 3.1 Build 1573 (Jan 5, 2009)

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.1 Build 1543

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.1 Build 1531

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.1 Build 1514

  • Support for Crystal Reports XI (VB and Java)
  • Support for Eclipse (Java)
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 3.0 Build 1424

  • Support for multi-column ComboBox (VB and Java)
  • Support for multi-column ListBox (VB and Java)
  • Support for SSListBar
  • Partial support for Janus GridEX
  • Partial support for Farpoint Spread
  • Support for disconnected Recordset
  • Support for longvarbinary and longvarchar sql field types
  • Support for Oracle BLOB/CLOB
  • Support for financial functions
  • Support for Java v1.5
  • Issues that need attention logged to file:
    • Formatted as a tab-delimited file by default (use LogFormat preference)
    • All warnings and errors
    • Unsupported controls
    • Lines that use Unsupported controls
    • Lines that use unsupported methods or properties
    • Unsupported constructs like unrestricted GoTo
    • Changes of ByRef arguments to Variant
    • Usages of ByRef that cannot be supported
    • Sending in a new Variant to a ByRef argument
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.3 Build 1333

  • Support for Access 2003
  • Support for Crystal Reports v9 (requires RCAPI license)
  • Option to convert continuous forms to a Grid or Single Form view
  • Support for InputMask on TextBox
  • bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1322

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1288

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1260

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1255

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1247

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes
  • Improved support for Japanese character set.

Version 2.2 Build 1243

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes
  • Names of library functions changed to be more inline with Java naming conventions

Version 2.2 Build 1233

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.2 Build 1211

  • Support for Controls: Animation, UpDown, FlatScrollBar, MaskEdBox, SpinButton, DTPicker, RichText, DirListBox, DriveListBox, FileListBox
  • Support for MSXML
  • Variants are automatically converted to built-in Java data types depending on usage (can be turned off)
  • Better "JavaSoft" code style as defined in the Java Coding Convention

Version 2.1 Build 1143

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version 2.1 Build 1135

  • Improve line count estimate in Analyze.

Version 2.1 Build 1129

  • Access 2002 support
  • Access Data Project support
  • Improved Crystal Report generation
  • Support for sub-reports
  • Improved support for ByRef arguments
  • Improved Date arithmetic
  • Improved support for ListView
  • Java include directive to insert Java code in generated code (preceed line with 'java)
  • Java exclude directive to remove VB code from generated code (preceed lines with 'vb_only and end with the line 'end_vb_only)
  • Demo version supports Contact.mdb and Inventry.mdb (English only).

Version 2.0 Build 1092

  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

Version 2.0 Build 1080

  • Switched Crystal Reports DLLs to improve reliability. Now requires Crystal Reports developer edition v8.5
  • Demo version supports Spanish version of Northwind.mdb.
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

Version 2.0 Build 1065

  • Bug fix: no longer compain about missing wizard when Crystal Reports is not installed.
  • Menu separator supported.
  • Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

Version 2.0 Build 1062

  • Convert Access Reports to Crystal Reports
  • Many minor improvements.
  • Demo version supports English and German version of Northwind.mdb
  • Tab order supported.

Version 1.1 Build 1022

  • Access 2000 support (also supports Access 97)
  • More Windows Common controls: ListView, Tabstrip, Status Bar, ToolBar
  • Data Bound controls: DBCombo, DBList, DBGrid, DataCombo, DataList, DataGrid
  • MSFlexGrid and Outline controls, Slider Control
  • Sheridan ThreeD controls (SSCheck, SSCommand, SSFrame, SSOption, SSPanel, SSRibbon)
  • Converts picture to jpeg images
  • Better support for the With statement and the '.' operator
  • Better support for classes and interfaces (using the Implements statement).
  • ByRef support.
  • Late binding for Variants

Version 1.0 (May 2, 2000)

  • Hyperlinks - put the following in the VB code to make the browser navigate to a new page or from an application show the URL in a simple browser window:
         ShowURL "http://www.diamondedge.com"
  • Use applet <PARAM NAME=cmd VALUE="your command arguments"> to specify commandline args for applets
  • CommonDialog

    If you have requirements that Access Converter does not
    currently satisfy, we'd like to hear from you (please contact us).

 

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