FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlotte, NC, United States (March 30, 2010) - The Document Automation Alliance is a joint venture between TX Text Control® and GrapeCity® (FarPoint); two companies that provide market-leading products and innovation in document processing.

TX Text Control® is a family of word processing components that offer developers all the features they have come to expect in high-end word processing solutions, in reusable component form. Spread, developed by GrapeCity® (FarPoint), is a full-featured Microsoft® Excel compatible spreadsheet component that provides developers with hundreds of chart styles, supports import and export of native Excel files and unlimited customization options.

The Document Automation Alliance provides developers a one-stop competence center to gain information on how to effectively automate Microsoft® Office documents without attempting to deploy Microsoft® Office - a notoriously complicated process.

Together, TX Text Control® and GrapeCity® (FarPoint) have nearly 40 years of experience in the creation, modification and conversion of documents. As clear market leaders in their fields, they are able to provide top-of-the-line tools and expert knowledge, so that you can focus on your core business, i.e. building high-quality software, while they take care of the underlying technology."

Bjoern Meyer, Product Manager TX Text Control stated:

The potential savings that can be gained by simply implementing document automation is enormous. We are extremely happy to have teamed with GrapeCity® (FarPoint) to offer customers a complete document management package: Products and the required knowledge to best utilize those products.

Bjoern Meyer, Product Manager TX Text Control

Rick Williamson, General Manager of Developer Tools GrapeCity® (FarPoint) stated:

"The integration of Microsoft® Office document processing into business applications can be a complex task. We are glad to have TX Text Control® as a partner to offer both Microsoft® Excel and Word compatible products."

Rick Williamson, General Manager of Developer Tools GrapeCity®

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