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TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms Features

TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms is available in Express, Professional and Enterprise editions.

Compare the features below to see which edition best meets your development needs.

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Build word processing applications you can count on with TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms.

 
Common Word Processing FeaturesExpressProfessionalEnterprise
Bullets and Numbered Lists
Every aspect of bullets and numbered lists can be influenced from program code. Lists can be incremented and numbered automatically. Learn more
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Character and Paragraph Formatting
Rich character and paragraph formatting is standard in all editions. All formatting options expected from a word processor are available. Learn more
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Clipboard Operations
All clipboard operations are built in and require no programming effort. ASCII, HTML and RTF are used for maximum interoperability. Learn more
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Loading from and saving to databases
Read from and write to databases, independent of the type of database or interface, using all formats supported by TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms. Learn more
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Integrated Dialog Boxes
All editions ship with multiple end-user dialog boxes. Dialog boxes can also be accessed from program code and are fully localizable. Learn more
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Document Sections
Documents can be divided into an unlimited number of different sections, each one of which may be individually formatted. Learn more
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Headers and Footers
Headers and footers are accessible from program code and are loaded from and saved to MS Word or RTF files. Learn more
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Hypertext Links
Hyperlinks can be defined within a TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms document, loaded from and saved to HTML files. Learn more
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Image Formats
Most popular image file formats are supported. Amongst others: TIFF, WMF, BMP, JPEG, PNG, GIF. Learn more
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Images
Images can be positioned as characters or given a specific page position. Text flow around images can be set directly from program code. Images are scalable. Learn more
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Page Columns
Any number of columns can be inserted into one document. All aspects of the columns can be set with the shipped dialog box and from program code. Learn more
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Page and Document Settings
Developers can access and define document settings, such as page size, orientation, margins and default printer amongst others from program code. Learn more
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Print and Print Preview
Printing and print preview are available in all editions. A single function call is required to print documents, complete with graphics, tables, page numbers etc. Learn more
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Search and Replace
Search and replace functions are available from built-in dialog boxes and programmatically, so that can be used without end-user interaction. Learn more
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Spell Checking
With TX Spell .NET you can add extremely fast, highly reliable and very accurate spell checking to your TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms applications. Learn more
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Stylesheet Formatting
Complete separation of content and formatting is offered with this feature. Stylesheets, defining the look and feel of a document, can be accessed and defined from program code. Learn more
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Table Headers
Any row in a table can be automatically added to the top of each table, right after a page break has occurred. Learn more
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Tables
Tables can be inserted into documents. Cell contents can contain virtually any kind of formatting. Borders and shading can be set for individual cells. Learn more
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Text Frames
Freely placeable and programmable text frames can be inserted and positioned as a character or geometrically relative to a paragraph or a page. Learn more
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Multi-Level Undo / Redo
Programmers can add multiple levels of undo and redo to their applications, providing end-users an easy path to correct mistakes they may make. Learn more
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Zooming
End-users can zoom in and out in steps of 1 percent - from 10 percent up to 400 percent. All word processing functions are available at all zoom levels. Learn more
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Advanced Programming CapabilitiesExpressProfessionalEnterprise
64 bit Version
64 bit processors can handle much more memory and larger files than their 32 bit pendants. Learn more
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Control Settings
Control settings are available to set border styles, pagination, scrollbar and many more document appearance and behavior characteristics. Learn more
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Data Binding
Interface controls, such as buttons or dropdown menus of a Ribbon bar can be easily connected to TX Text Control without writing one single line of code. Learn more
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Line and Character Operations
Line operations allows developers to process text line-by-line, access statistics such as number of characters in a line of text or the number of lines in a document. Learn more
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Marked Text Fields
Marked text fields enable developers to build applications such as mail merge, where for example, (formatted) text is retrieved from a database. Learn more
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Microsoft Word Merge Fields
Import documents, containing Microsoft Word merge fields into TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms based applications. Learn more
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Page Rendering Engine
Use the page rendering engine to save a page as a Bitmap (BMP) at screen resolution or as a fully scalable Windows Metafile (WMF). Learn more
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Programming Paragraphs
Programmatically iterate through and process paragraphs in a document. Available in headers and footers, text frames and main text body. Learn more
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Reporting and Mail Merge

Reporting and Mail Merge have become wide-sweeping terms for automated document, report and label creation. Creating invoices, proposals, generated covering letters or shipping labels was never that easy - simply using word processing skills.

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Stylesheet Programming
Developers control stylesheets from program code. They can modify a set of predefined stylesheets within a document template or export these stylesheets separately. Learn more
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Text Selections and Character Input
Two classes to manipulate text. The former enables developers to change font characteristics and the later returns information about the current position of the caret. Learn more
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Toolbars
Fully configurable status bar, button bar and ruler can be included in applications by simply connecting them to TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms. Learn more
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XML Programming
Developers can access a rich set of properties and methods to manipulate XML documents, while end-users can edit XML in a standardized WYSIWYG environment. Learn more
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LocalizationExpressProfessionalEnterprise
Multi-Language Support
All dialog boxes are shipped in English and German, however, they can be translated into any other language using the included resource files. Learn more
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Unicode
TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms offers full Unicode support, thus building applications for eastern languages is as simple as for the English / European languages. Learn more
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Client-Side Word ProcessingExpressProfessionalEnterprise
Browser-Based Word Processing
Create true WYSIWYG word processors that offer all the formatting capabilities and user-interface comfort found in desktop-based big-brand word processors, directly in the end-users's browser. Learn more
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Supported File FormatsExpressProfessionalEnterprise
Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms uses CSS to render XML files. Different views of a document can be created by simply specifying another CSS file. Learn more
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Microsoft Word (DOC)
Load and save documents from and to DOC format. All Word versions from v6, Wordpad to Word XP are supported. Learn more
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Microsoft Office Open XML (DOCX)
Load and save documents from and to Microsoft Office Open XML (DOCX) format. Learn more
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Document Type Description (DTD)
When working with XML, TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms loads the corresponding DTD to ensure the end-user enters only data that is permitted in the DTD. Learn more
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Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
HTML documents can be loaded and saved, just as easily as other file formats. Use TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms to create true Intranet and Internet applications. Learn more
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Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Export
Export directly to PDF with no further software or third party printer drivers. Exporting to PDF is as easy as saving to DOC, RTF etc. Learn more
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Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Import
Import PDF documents into TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms and edit them just like all other word processing formats. Learn more
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Adobe Portable Document Format Archive (PDF/A) Export
Export directly to PDF/A - the self-contained, device independent file format for the long-term archiving of page-oriented documents. Learn more
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Rich Text Format (RTF)
RTF offers unmatched interoperability with other word applications. Load and save documents to and from RTF. Learn more
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Extensible Markup Language (XML)
XML truly separates content from formatting. TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms supports XML in conjunction with DTDs and CSS stylesheets. Learn more
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Supported Programming LanguagesExpressProfessionalEnterprise
Microsoft C# .NET (VS 2005, 2008, 2010)
TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms is a Windows Forms control that has been designed from scratch for the Visual Studio .NET framework. Learn more
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Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VS 2005, 2008, 2010)
TX Text Control .NET for Windows Forms is a Windows Forms control that has been designed from scratch for the Visual Studio .NET framework. Learn more
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