WinMGT Version History

V 0.87: December 27, 2002
. bug fix: doesn't correctly parse consecutive unknown properties, in 0.86 only.

V 0.86: December 9, 2002
. move to vc7, remove iostream dependency
. allow a resource dll for localization

V 0.85: November 18, 2001
. bug fix: go backward on the first move could go to the last move
. bug fix: pass move doesn't take a move number
. add "hollow triangle" option to paint triangle marks on the board
. remove AB/AW/AE pairs that cancel each other in a node so that other sgf viewers don't break
. bug fix: Autoplay doesn't take the EnumVar option
. add Autoplay Pause Points and their management functions

V 0.84: March 28, 2000
. massive internal optimization to handle large sgf file (joseki dictionary)
. add: save the variation tree to a text file

V 0.83: October 21, 1999
. add a toggle for game info printing
. enhance printing in landscape mode
. remove Chinese resource
. use html help

V 0.82: June 7, 1999
. add a toggle for quiet tutor, remove the toggle for tooltips
. add drop-target, now you can drag the text of a sgf file and drop it to the board window
. add diagram-to-sgf tool, you can enter move number in a table just like a diagram on a book (fast entry)

V 0.81: March 25, 1999
. add "show move number" toggle, add "show move number" and "show captured" buttons
. bug fix: in ishi2sgf, all moves changed to pass (strange tolower behavior)

V 0.80: January 19, 1999
. can show move # on bitmap stones
. when captured stones are not shown, display the current move # instead of the first #
. improve the text output for board image
. add right-click pop up menu for toolbars
. fix a null pointer bug in ishi2sgf
. save current directory
. use satellite dll for resources
. fix a clipping bug in printing, add title and game info in printing
. remove functions to add extension tools, previous dll tools are added into WinMGT

V 0.79: October 23, 1998
. bug fix: can't parse string block if it is entirely double-byte chars
. add "Enumerate Variations" mode

V 0.78: October 21, 1998
. add ishi2sgf tool to convert Ishi ST files to SGF files
. add Chinese resource (GB & Big5)

V 0.77: September 25, 1998
. bug fix: '\' is not intepreted correctly in 0.75 after checking multibyte chars

V 0.76: Auguest 26, 1998
. fix a new bug in the mail header routine in 0.75

V 0.75: Auguest 20, 1998
. bug fix: mail header not skip correctly
. parse multibyte chars in the game file to support MBCS such as Chinese, Japanese ...

V 0.74: May 8, 1998
. fix a bug in Smart Insert, ignore sibling in add var
. lock screen when updating var tree view to speedup display
. add: save board image as a text file

V 0.73: February 18, 1998
. fix a null pointer bug that can crash the program
. other minor fixes
. add Smart Insert
. add support for extension tools, take out stripMGT and splitMGT to DLLs
. rewrite the entire help file

V 0.70: December 15, 1997
. add customizable toolbar
. replace notebook control with tab control
. bug fix: parse the closing bracket right after a line
break correctly
. add letters in LB in output mgt file for compatibility
. limit tree size for un-registered version

V 0.69: March 31, 1997
. change stone bitmaps to include masked stones
. bug fixed: the font size for move numbers now changes with the board size
. use InstallShield as the install program
. drop discount offering

V 0.68: February 19, 1997
. rewrite the PaintStone function, discard mask stones
. display 8-bit bitmaps in 16-bit display driver
. bug fixed: writing the help text as property in mgt format
. remember filter index in OpenFile dialog
. handle mgt files broken by random line breaks

V 0.67: February 9, 1997
. completely rewrite the whole thing in MFC
. drop support for the 16 bit version, 32 bit only from now on
. change from freeware to shareware
. add tree view of the game tree
. add toolbars
. add more board marks (square, cross ...)
. add Auto Play and sound
. add OLE2 server
. add print preview
. add email through Windows messaging system
. move splitmgt inside
. add WinMCT
. rewrite the help file

V 0.66: September 5, 1996
. some changes in building 256 color palette to show board and stones correctly
. drop review link with WinIGC

V 0.65: Auguest 25, 1996
. add an option to flip the board
. add printing
. add an option to use thick lines to draw lines and marks on the board
. minor bug fixes
. use 256 color bitmaps for board background and stones

V 0.64: June 13, 1996
. don't use explorer style file dialogs in NT with the old shell
. replace black.bmp, white.bmp and mask.bmp with stones.bmp
. update help file

V 0.63: June 6, 1996
. add tool bar
. convert "LB" property to "L" internally
. change my email address to huang@kagi.com

V 0.62: April 12, 1996
. display hidden captured moves for game diagrams
. options dialog

V 0.61: April 1, 1996
. support long file names in the 32 bit version
. display move numbers for captured stones

V 0.60: Jan 5, 1996
. bug fixed: comments disappear when adding letters

V 0.59:
. details not available

V 0.58: September 21, 1995
. add 32-bit version
. add keyboard accellerators
. slight modification in help file (add/remove variations)

V 0.57: Auguest 16, 1995
. fine tune the font size to show move numbers
. add an option to toggle the use of bitmap stones
. use runtime5

V 0.56: June 26, 1995
. modify dialog style to show 3D effect under Win95

V 0.55: May 27, 1995
. add an option to hide coordinates
. fix a bug in "move to next comment"

V 0.54: May 19, 1995
. adjust the font size for the move numbers on stones
. save board image to both Placeable and standard metafile
. save image to clipboard

V 0.53 not released

V 0.52: May 9, 1995
. add functions to save board image to Metafile
. show move numbers on stones
. show next moves to read game file produced by Mac SGB program
. bug fix: after removing the last node, the variation removal should
go up recursively

V 0.51: Apr. 23, 1995
. bug fix: change the board size when reading a new file

V 0.50: Apr. 21, 1995
. complete rewrite in bc++ 4.5 and OWL2.5

V 0.42: Mar. 2, 1994
. allow suicide moves for the GOE rules
. add "Copyright" property
. fix a bug occurred when closeing the comment window

V 0.41: Jan. 21, 1994
. change to dynamic linkage to share more files with winigc

V 0.40: Dec. 27, 1993
. fix a bug in DeleteVariation, this bug was introduced by the changes
in V 0.39

V 0.39: Dec. 23, 1993
. highlight the last visited variation when user chooses the prev-var
command

V 0.38: Dec. 21, 1993
. allow a file name as the command line argument, make it
possible to make a SGF file as an icon in the Program Manager