This appendix describes the differences between the FLTK 1.0.x and FLTK 1.1.x functions and classes.
Color values are now stored in a 32-bit unsigned integer instead of the unsigned character in 1.0.x. This allows for the specification of 24-bit RGB values or 8-bit FLTK color indices.
FL_BLACK and FL_WHITE now remain black and white, even if the base color of the gray ramp is changed using Fl::background(). FL_DARK3 and FL_LIGHT3 can be used instead to draw a very dark or a very bright background hue.
Widgets use the new color symbols FL_FORGROUND_COLOR, FL_BACKGROUND_COLOR, FL_BACKGROUND2_COLOR, FL_INACTIVE_COLOR, and FL_SELECTION_COLOR. More details can be found in the chapter Enumerations.
The FLTK clipboard is now broken into two parts - a local selection value and a cut-and-paste value. This allows FLTK to support things like highlighting and replacing text that was previously cut or copied, which makes FLTK applications behave like traditional GUI applications.
The file chooser in FLTK 1.1.x is significantly different than the one supplied with FLTK 1.0.x. Any code that directly references the old FCB class or members will need to be ported to the new Fl_File_Chooser class.
Some function names have changed from FLTK 1.0.x to 1.1.x in
order to avoid name space collisions. You can still use the old
function names by defining the
symbol on the command-line when you compile
-DFLTK_1_0_COMPAT) or in your source, e.g.:
#define FLTK_1_0_COMPAT #include <FL/Fl.H> #include <FL/Enumerations.H> #include <FL/filename.H>
The following table shows the old and new function names:
|Old 1.0.x Name||New 1.1.x Name|
Image support in FLTK has been significantly revamped in 1.1.x. The Fl_Image class is now a proper base class, with the core image drawing functionality in the Fl_Bitmap, Fl_Pixmap, and Fl_RGB_Image classes.
BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, XBM, and XPM image files can now be loaded using the appropriate image classes, and the Fl_Shared_Image class can be used to cache images in memory.
Image labels are no longer provided as an add-on label type. If you use the old label() methods on an image, the widget's image() method is called to set the image as the label.
Image labels in menu items must still use the old labeltype mechanism to preserve source compatibility.
FLTK 1.1.x now supports keyboard navigation and control with
all widgets. To restore the old FLTK 1.0.x behavior so that only
text widgets get keyboard focus, call the
method to disable it: