New Features and Update Notes

TX Text Control 13.0 provides the several new features all described in the following tables.

New Features

Feature Description
Vertical Ruler Bar TX Text Control now offers a vertical ruler bar with which the user can set the top and the bottom page margin, the position and the height of headers and footers and the height of table cells. The TXRulerBar control has an additional Direction property to switch the bar from horizontal to vertical. The vertical ruler bar is connected to a TXTextControl control with the VerticalRulerHandle property.
Tool Bar Design All tool bars now support the Windows color schemes that can be selected through the system settings. The buttons and the background of the button bar has a light to dark variation in color and the ruler bar and status bar have a unified background color depending on the system's color scheme. The new design can be selected through the txColorScheme setting of the TXButtonBar.Appearance, TXButtonBar.Style, TXRulerBar.Appearance and TXStatusBar.Appearance properties.
Hypertext Links in PDF Documents TX Text Control now supports hypertext links when a document is exported in Adobe PDF format. All text fields in a TX Text Control document which are of the special types txFieldExternalLink, txFieldInternalLink or txFieldLinkTarget are converted to an appropriate link or target in the Adobe PDF document.
Paragraph Formatting TX Text Control offers a new dialog box for setting paragraph attributes. Additional features have been added to set paragraph frames and textflow options like Keep with next paragraph, Keep lines of paragraph together, Page break before paragraph and Widow/Orphan control. These features are also available through the KeepWithNext, KeepLinesTogether, PageBreakBefore and WidowOrphanLines properties of the TXTextControl control and the Style object.
Clipboard Import TX Text Control now imports HTML formatted text from the clipboard.
Hypertext Targets The new property TXTextControl.FieldLinkTargetMarkers can be used to make hypertext targets visible.
Text Fields and Hypertext Links the new TXTextControl.FieldSetInputPos method determines the exact input position at the beginning or at the end of a marked text field.