Release 2019.12.09.01

Download and install the latest ARC robot programming software to experience these updates.


- Behavior controls raise OnClosing for plugins/controls when application exiting
- Fix for mobile interface sizing
- resized some controls to better optimize screen realestate
- movement panels use color dimming on buttons rather than setting colors explicitly
- keep original themed bg color of the script start/stop button
- Ensure new controls are added to a virtual desktop by verifying the selected index id
- Display controls in the top menu controls tab
- Additional GUI rendering performance improvements from last update
- Top menu can be themed in Options -> Preferences -> Theme
- Fixes to a few controls that didn't render correctly (sound servo, etc)
- More visible checkboxes
- Theme editor displays example during configuration
- updated json library
- Disabled gpu usage on cef rendering
- Theme colors can be edited Options -> Preferences -> Theme
- Uses the stable plugin interface (all plug-ins must be updated to work with this release moving forward

User-inserted image

User-inserted image

User-inserted image

Authors of Plugins to Update
The pnlControl has been removed. This means you'll have to edit the designer.cs file for your forms and remove the pnlControl references to use this. For example...

Change: this.pnlControl.Controls.Add(something);
To: this.Controls.Add(something);
Very nice. Everything seems to be working for me. Thanks for adding my suggestions. It makes all the difference.
#22   — Edited
I listen well! Making you all productive is my top priority. And Perry:D
#23   — Edited
LOL. As it has been, so shall it will be. And Perry too.
I can't tell if you are having fun at my expense.
Not the slightest. I respect your opinion about being able to select your preferred colors. Much like david, you've both requested that ability. So i made it happen:)
Perry, Your one of the good guys my friend. You're a talented builder and I respect that. Just trying to have a good time with a fellow builder. Sorry if it came across harsh.
OK, so a question. Are we good to go? able to download,install, and use?  Has that connection issue from that last release been addressed? it was one where I could not open ARC unless I connected to the internet first. Then, once opened,  had to disconnect from the internet to reconnect to the EZB. 
Then all was fine after that. Obviously, Opening the builder without the internet is the preferred as it was with past releases.
#28   — Edited
This one (2019.12.09.01) shows stable on the download page. However just under it there is a ver 2019.12.09.02 that looks like it's still considered Bata.  I'd say yes, 2019.12.09.01 is good to go.

I'm able to open ARC just fine if disconnected from the internet. 

I've never heard any preferences on if it's better to be connected or not when opening ARC. I can't think of any reason why you would need to be concerned. I've always been connected when I start up ARC. Am I missing something?
Thanks for the update. Yes, for some reason. with the last big update, I found out I could only open the ARC if the pc (my Win 10 tablet) was first coneected to the internet. I have never had this happen before with any of the pervious updates ever.  After the builde loads, I then disconnect from the internet and connect to the EZB and everything works fine. If i close the builder, I have to again reconnect to the internet to run the builder yet again. 
Its very annoying of course, And yes Im in the default AP mode when this all happens.
i notest the ARC has no anthena in connections to look for your ezbv4?

User-inserted image
It's a dark icon with your theme
ah amazing its see the mouse arrow change in hand .cool

thank you
Nomad, you should probably lighten up your Content Base Color so you can see it. You're probably missing some other stuff.
hi dave

i have a check,thanksxD
Nomad, upgrade to the latest beta release 2019.12.11.00 because it will make those buttons lighter for you automatically. Also, the camera performance improvement alone is worth the upgrade

i allreddy did it.:p
#37   — Edited
Yes! +1 on the beta release 2019.12.11.00! I'm seeing the difference. 

I haven't had this much fun with ARC in years!
its has bin a good few days.learn alot.

User-inserted image