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GWindows - readme.txt
RAD GUI Development Framework for Windows

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--             GWINDOWS - Ada 95 Framework for Win32 Development            --
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--                             G W I N D O W S                              --
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--                               R E A D M E                                --
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Abstract
========

GWindows is a full Win32 RAD GUI Framework with ADO database and
Active X support for Ada 95.

Status
======

GWindows is sucessfuly being used by individuals and companies
world wide for the development of professional Win32 products.

Please joint the e-mail list gnavi-list@gnavi.org if you are experiencing
any problems or have suggestions for improvements.

Documentation
=============

In the doc directory there is  a user_guide in Word format
(html available on the web) and a quick reference text.

Installation
============

For all platforms:

Install GNATCOM version 1.4 or greater.

GNATCOM\Tools should be on the path and when building GBManager from
the GWindows\Tools directory GNATCOM and GWindows should have the
same parent directory. For example C:\GNATCOM and C:\GWindows


Windows 2000/NT/XP:

To build the UNICODE version of GWindows (usable and offering better
performance and internationalization on Windows NT and 2000):

make UNICODE=1 install

To build the ANSI version of GWindows (usable on Windows 9X/ME/NT and
2000, but with performance penalties on NT and 2000):


Windows 9X/ME:

Windows 9X/ME only supports ANSI APIs. Install using:

make ANSI=1 install


What's New in GWindows 1.3
==========================

See changes.txt


(c) 1999-2004 All Rights Reserved David Botton