ALERT June, 2011

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Update: TMS Component Pack v6.1

TMS Component Pack enables you to create modern-looking & feature-rich Windows applications faster with over 300 components in one money and time saving bundle for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 5,6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE.

We're pleased to announce the release of a significant update for the TMS Component Pack. In this update v6.1, several new components, new features are added as well as latest improvements and fixes to existing components:

What's new & improved in version 6.1 :

Users with an active registration can as always obtain this free update now after login on our website with your registration email & code. The details of all improvements and new capabilities are described in the release notes. For users with an expired registration, please login on our website for special discount upgrade offers to a full new version cycle of free updates and free priority support for TMS Component Pack or upgrades to our TMS Component Studio or TMS VCL Subscription.

 

Update: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.0

Set of components to create rich and sophisticated looking Windows applications with support for touch, animations, anti-aliased graphics, opacities ...

We're pleased to announce a new version of our feature-rich sophisticated looking and smoothly animated controls: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.0


New component in v4.0:
TMS TAdvSmoothTileList: A versatile and extensible tile based gallery style component with tile scrolling, paging, moving, deleting and hierarchical tile structure.


Feature overview new component TAdvSmoothTileList:
  • Complex gradients with opacity
  • Custom drawing
  • Different states for each tile: normal, hover, selected, maximized
  • Different appearances for each tile
  • ImageList and GDI+ PictureContainer support
  • Support for HTML formatted text
  • Keyboard support and mouse handling
  • Programmatic interaction
  • Header and footer navigation
  • Content and Maximized Content visualizers
  • Animation transitions
  • Delete and Move inside tile list
  • Automatic paging
  • Columns and Rows

What's new in TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.0:
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010,XE are available at: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/advsmoothcontrols.asp.
This product is also available in TMS Component Pack

 

New: TMS W7 Controls v1.0

Set of components for developing modern looking and highly attractive applications in Windows7 style.

TMS software acquired the full rights for the Altermine W7 Controls Pack. From now on, TMS software will continue development and commercialization as the TMS W7 Controls Pack. The v1.0 release of TMS W7 Controls contains already several improvements.

Included components:
  • TW7ToolBar: Toolbar that you can see in the top part of the Windows Explorer window.
  • TW7ToolButton: Button located on TW7ToolBar. This button can be placed on any other object.
  • TW7InformationBar: Panel containing any kind of information.
  • TW7PageSelector: These objects can be used as switches between different pages of your program.
  • TW7ProgressBar: ProgressBar used for displaying the free disk space in Windows Explorer.
  • TW7ActiveLabel: This object works best if used as a hyperlink or an internal link.
  • TW7ListViewItem: An empty ListView Item that can be used as a container for other components and can be placed on any object.
  • TW7TaskItem: Based on TW7ListViewItem, this component should be used for selecting a task that the user must complete.
  • TW7NavigationButton: Button used for back/forward navigation.
  • TW7NavigationFrame: Graphic object for framing TW7NavigationButton.
  • TW7LeftPanel: Panel usually located in the left and containing links to additional actions.
  • TW7CaptionPanel: Panel that usually contains a title and is located at the top.
  • TW7SpeedButton:Button used, for example, in the Windows 7 calculator.
  • TW7Image: TW7Image is identical to TImage, but contains a number of useful properties.
  • TW7Panel:Panel that has a number of styles, including the style of the digits display window in Windows calculator and iPhone style.
Also included in the TMS Component Pack, TMS Component Studio and TMS VCL Subscription

 

New: TMS ASP.NET iPhone Controls Pack v1.0

We're excited to announce the initial release of the new TMS ASP.NET iPhone Controls Pack.

TMS ASP.NET iPhone Controls Pack offers several components for building feature-rich web applications with native application look & feel. The TMS ASP.NET iPhone Controls Pack has been designed for and tested with iPhone 3, 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad, iPad 2, Android.


Included components:
  • iPhoneSpinner: Smooth iPhone style wheel control
  • iPhonePopup: iPhone / iPad style popup control
  • iPhoneButton: Fully customizable iPhone style button with rounded corners
  • iPhonePhoneLabel, iPhoneEmailLabel, iPhoneSMSLabel and iPhoneLocationLabel: Various label controls that invoke phone, SMS, email functions on the iPhone
  • iPhoneHeader and iPhoneFooter: Customizable iPhone application header control & iPhone application footer control.
  • iPhoneList: Fully customizable iPhone style list control
  • iPhoneMenu: Fully customizable iPhone application menu control
  • iPhoneGeolocation: Non visual component to retrieve the current geographic location.
  • iPhoneOnOffButton: iPhone style toggle button with rounded corners.
  • iPhonePageFlip: Control that allows Webkit based animation between panels.
  • iPhoneStyle: Non visual component to define different global iPhone/iPad application settings
  • iPhonePanel: Panel for easy design time configuration of iPhone/iPad size screens
  • iPhoneScrollPanel: Panel for displaying scrollable content
  • iPhoneTrackbar: iPhone style trackbar
You can download the trial version from our website: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/tmsaspiphone.asp. TMS ASP.NET iPhone Controls Pack is available for Visual Studio .NET 2010 .

 

Update: TMS Flexcel Studio for .NET v5.5

100% managed code Excel (.XLS & .XLSX), HTML & PDF report generation for .NET

We've released an update of our first-class 100% managed code Excel, PDF and HTML report generation and Excel file manipulation component suite.

What's new in version 5.5
  • New: Native support for LINQ and Entity Framework as data sources for reports
  • New: New "Virtual Mode" for reading xls and xlsx files on demand
  • New: Support for reading and writing encrypted xlsx files
  • New: Support for protected xlsx files
  • New: Pivot Table preservation in xlsx files
  • New: Macro preservation in xlsx files
  • New: Full support for R1C1 formulas
  • New: Full support for all objects in the Forms palette (radio buttons/group boxes/comboboxes/listboxes/spins/labels/scrollbars/buttons) in the API, rendering, and xlsx
  • New: Support for buttons/checkboxes/radio buttons/group boxes/comboboxes/listboxes/spins/labels/scrollbars in APIMate
  • New: Support for Autoshapes in xlsx
  • New: Header and footer images support in xlsx files
  • New: Exporting named ranges to html
  • New: XlsFile now implements IEnumerable
  • New: New overload of XlsFile.NewFile allows to specify the version of Excel used to create the file
  • New: Fixed length text exporting now exports merged cells and cells that span to the right
  • New: Deprecated Get/SetCheckboxLinkedCell methods in the API
  • New: Experimental MonoTouch support

 

Update: TMS Scripter Studio v5.0 & TMS Scripter Studio Pro v2.0

TMS Scripter Studio v5.0 & TMS Scripter Studio Pro v2.0 have been released now. TMS Scripter Studio allows to add scripting support in your applications and provide through this a high degree of configurability, flexibility and automation control in your applications. TMS Scripter Studio Pro adds to this a full runtime usable form designer and IDE experience.


TMS Scripter Studio Pro v2.0: Customize applications with native full Pascal or Basic based IDE.

What's new & improved in version 2.0:
  • New: Full support for parameter hints in syntax memo editor
  • New: Smart code completion automatically suggests last choices made by user
  • New: Support for creating script-based classes (see limitations in manual)
  • New: Updated import tool to also import parameter hints of methods
  • New: Updated imported VCL units for all Delphi versions, now including parameter hints
  • New: Additional parameter in DefineMethod allowing to specify the parameter hint for that method
  • Various smaller improvements & fixes. See version history for details

TMS Scripter Studio v5.0: Native Pascal & Basic script engine.

What's new & improved in version 5.0:
  • New: Updated imported VCL units for all Delphi versions, now including indexed properties, default parameters
  • New: Support for creating script-based classes (see limitations in manual)
  • New: New code insight class supporting parameter hints and improved code completion (to be used in custom IDE's)
  • New: Updated import tool to also import parameter hints of methods
  • New: Updated imported VCL units for all Delphi versions, now including parameter hints
  • New: Additional parameter in DefineMethod allowing to specify the parameter hint for that method
  • Various smaller improvements & fixes. See version history for details
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE are available at: http://www.tmssoftware.com/site/scriptstudiopro.asp
This product is also available in TMS VCL Subscription

 

Info: Article on switching between docking toolbars & ribbon


We're now offering a simple and easy to use API to dynamically switch between a docking toolbar and a ribbon with the latest version of TMS Advanced ToolBars & Menus v5.2.5.0. More information and full source code of the application that demonstrates this capability can be found at our blog 'Let your users decide between ribbon and docking toolbars'.

 

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