Wizard's Apprentice





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Adding a face to your scripts


Here you can download the Wizard's Apprentice. The Wizard's Apprentice is free. You can download the sources, too.


Copyright © 2002 - 2012 Dion Nicolaas

This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the author be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it freely, subject to the following restrictions:

  1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would be appreciated but is not required.
  2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be misrepresented as being the original software.
  3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source distribution.

(License borrowed from zlib.)

-Version history

1.61 June 2012 Fixed a bug cancelling a progress bar dialog
1.6 May 2012 Fixed a bug starting a new instance
Use WM_COPYDATA instead of custom message
Allow updating text and appearance of progress bar dialogs and splash screens
1.5 February 2006 Fixed a bug in arbitrary-length environment variable values
Added numbered environment variables
Fixed a buggy error message
Made PB OPEN and SPLASH OPEN always go to the background
Added NOCANCEL global option
1.4 November 2003 Unreleased
Added Windows version info
Added PB
Added waassign
Changed manual to describe other programming languages
1.3 April 2003 Allow arbitrary-length environment variable values
Added file filter for FB FILE
Removed read-only checkbox from FB FILE browse dialog
Fixed a bug in waeol
1.21 April 2003 Unreleased
Increased environment variable value size
1.2 January 2003 Added wasound
Made parameter to FB and LB optional
Made all parameters case insensitive
Added HIDDEN (and PLAIN) option to EB
Added a Makefile for MinGW
Some code cleanup
Replaced packaged documentation with HTML Help file
Added automatic environment increasing to manual
Added installation instructions to manual
1.11 November 2002 Changed URL to http://wizapp.sf.net
1.10 May 2002 Added wasig and waico
1.00 March 2002 Initial version


wizapp161.zip wizapp161.zip (261 KB) The Wizard's Apprentice in ZIP-format
wizappsrc-161.zip wizappsrc-161.zip (26 kB) Source code (in C) for the Wizard's Apprentice in ZIP-format
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wizapp Project: wizapp The Wizard's Apprentice's project page at SourceForge.net


If you have any comments, bug reports or improvement ideas for the Wizard's Apprentice, let me know at the e-mail address below. Changes to the source code can also be directed to that address.

Dion Nicolaas

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