Next week, we will present the roadmap and complete feature list for the upcoming version X14 (24.0) at the DevIntersection conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV. One major feature for our Windows Forms product is a fully-featured, programmable Ribbon Bar with pre-designed and configured ribbon tabs that cover typical tasks of TX Text Control.
First, here is the Visual Studio toolbox tab and the available controls and components of TX Text Control X14:
There are many new available tools in the toolbox:
One tab is missing in this list which is still in development: RibbonReportingTab. But this tab will be of course part of the release version of X14.
The ribbon tabs are completely pre-designed, can be simply added to a Text Control Ribbon control and used out-of-the-box when connected to a TextControl. The ribbon tabs can be added to the ribbon control using drag and drop or using the smart tag.
The following screenshots show the available ribbon tabs:
The following contextual tabs are available:
If the ribbon is connected to Text Control, no further programming and no event handling is required. The complete functionality can be used right away without writing one line of code.
There are many new features available such as a new style selection drop-down box that visualizes the specific stye:
Within minutes, you can build a fully featured word processor and template designer without writing any code. Stay tuned for more details and other features of upcoming version X14.