[Gambas-user] New update has screwed everything up.

Jussi Lahtinen jussi.lahtinen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 10 18:59:07 CET 2020

There are no global variables in Gambas. Do you mean public variables? Can
you give example code of what has changed?
I don't see any changes in font sizes on Linux Mint.


On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 4:11 AM Steve G via User <
user at lists.gambas-basic.org> wrote:

> I don't have the version available right now but I will get that for you.
> The global variables the way they were being declared became read only so
> they had to be declared differently. As far as the print I have multiple
> problems with that. Font sizes have changed their either miniscule or huge.
> I am currently going through every single program that prints and adjusting
> the font size is down two to four points each. I also occasionally get
> blank prints. I do not recall what version I was using but I did a update
> for all software and this is when all these problems kicked in. I also
> recall seeing something about other people having problems with various
> aspects of the new updates. I'm very upset about this because it looks like
> nobody bothered testing it. Even though I know that could not be the case.
> Bottom line I'm having massive problems in print. Problems that were not
> there until after the update. Perhaps you thought you were cleaning
> something up not thinking that people might be using it that way.
> Sent from TypeApp <http://www.typeapp.com/r?b=15723>
> On Jan 9, 2020, at 16:46, "Benoît Minisini" <g4mba5 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Le 10/01/2020 à 02:33, Steve G via User a écrit :
>>>  Using Fedora 30 and 31. Whatever the new runtime update is that came in,
>>>  it changed how Global variables are declared which is caused me a lot of
>>>  grief. It is also changed printing Styles. Seems as though the font size
>>>  is no longer accepted. So my printing of things like receipts for
>>>  people, is horribly screwed up. Is there an easy fix to this so that it
>>>  works like it did before? Or am I going to have to spend months
>>>  rewriting print so that it works right again?
>> Which version of Gambas do you have?
>> Which version did you use before?
>> What are you talking about?
>> There is no change in "how Global variables are declared". No idea what
>> you mean.
>> Same thing for "the font size is no longer accepted". What does it mean?
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