last weeks and days before a new release are exciting times. Code is
frozen, final touches are done, setups are built and the final tests are
running in our SQA. Everyone is happy that the code we produced in the
last months is published soon. The new features and possibilities of TX
Text Control X8 are simply stunning and we are very proud to present one
of the biggest releases in the last 20 years.
What is TX Text Control X8?
Basically, X8 is version 18.0: Roman '10' + Arabic '8'. But we used this new version name to emphasize our eXperience
of 20 years in word processing components. Every day, we are talking to
developers with very specific needs and we learned from all these
requirements and feedback.
Here is a brief overview of main features we added and areas we improved. A detailed list will be published on release day.
Visual Studio User Experience
we improved the user experience in Visual Studio while developing with
TX Text Control. An updated SmartTag can be used to easily add and
connect the optional button bar, status bar or the ruler bars.
MailMerge Template Designer
creating MailMerge applications, it can be helpful to design and test
the templates during development. Now, you can start the new designer
right from the TX Text Control SmartTag to create your MailMerge
templates. You don't have to leave Visual Studio while creating your
Help and Support Center
TX Text Control Help and Support Center has been integrated into Visual
Studio. In case you need more information, sample code or if you need
to open a support case with our engineers, you can start the Help and Support Center right from the TX Text Control SmartTag.
invested a lot of time into the improved IntelliSense support. Now,
every overload and parameter is listed in the IntelliSense pop-up for
each and every method, property or event of TX Text Control. This
drastically improves the user experience and efficiency while
Again, this is just a brief overview of TX Text Control X8. More on release day. Stay tuned!
TX Text Control
was originally released in 1991, since then more than 50,000 copies have been sold. Starting off as a single, small DLL, TX Text Control
has made its way through 16-bit DLL and VBX versions to today‘s
Enterprise edition with its .NET and ActiveX components. The recent
addition to the family, TX Text Control .NET Server
, offers all of TX Text Control
advanced word processing functionality in an easy-to-use server-side
.NET component. Customers benefit from these years of experience, large
user base, and at the same time, appreciate developing with a mature,
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