ALERT January 28, 2010

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Update: TMS Component Pack v5.5

TMS Component Pack enables to create modern-looking & feature-rich Windows applications faster with over 300 components.

In this update v5.5, all latest component extensions & enhancements are included and most importantly we've added new data-aware versions of several existing components.

What's new in v5.5:
  • New : TAdvDBComboBox, DB-aware combobox with attached label with different display values from actual DB field values.
  • New : TDBAdvSmoothListBox, DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothListBox.
  • New : TDBAdvSmoothComboBox, DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothComboBox.
  • New : TDBAdvSmoothImageListBox, DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothImageListBox.
  • New : TDBAdvSmoothTimeLine, DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothTimeLine.
  • New : TDBAdvPicture, DB-aware version of TAdvPicture.
  • New : TDBAdvGDIPPicture, DB-aware version of TAdvGDIPPicture.
  • New : OLE drag and drop support in TAdvSmoothImageListBox.
  • New : Support to control export of RTF & active sheet in TAdvGridExcelIO.
  • New : Support for Office 2010 protected .XLS file generation with TAdvGridExcelIO.
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 Diagram Studio v3.3

TMS Diagram Studio v3.4 has been released now. TMS Diagram Studio allows to add diagram and flowchart capabilities to your application and allows your end-user to create and edit any type of diagram (flowchart, electric, floor, custom diagrams), with a modern look and Visio look and feel.

What's new & improved in v3.4:
  • New: TDgrLibraryManager implements custom library system allowing end-user to build blocks visually and add them to the toolbar
  • New: Selecting one or more group members support added
  • New: Photoshop-like layer system: named layers, each layer can be hidden or protected
  • New: Library manager window to visually manage libraries
  • New: Methods MMToMeasUnit and MeasUnitToMM make it easy unit conversion from mm
  • New: TTextCell.Transparency and ParentTransparency properties
  • New: TatDiagram.MeasUnit allows to set the global measurement unit (mm, cm, in) used for diagram page settings
  • New: TatDiagram.DesignMode provides easy way to set the whole diagram into read-only mode
  • New: TPolygonBlock.PointColor allows to define a color for the polygon point handles
  • Many other new properties, events, improvements & fixes. See version history for details
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010 & C++Builder 6,2006,2007,2009,2010 are available at:
This product is also available in TMS VCL Subscription

Update: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v3.0

We're excited to announce a new version of our feature-rich sophisticated looking and smoothly animated controls: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v3.0.

What's new in v3.0:
  • New: TDBAdvSmoothListBox, new DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothListBox
  • New: TDBAdvSmoothComboBox, new DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothComboBox
  • New: TDBAdvSmoothImageListBox, new DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothImageListBox
  • New: TDBAdvSmoothTimeLine, new DB-aware version of TAdvSmoothTimeLine
  • New: OLE drag & drop support in TAdvSmoothImageListBox
  • New : Property AnnotationTextColor in TAdvSmoothTimeLine
  • New : ColorFocused property for each button in TAdvSmoothMessageDialog
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010 & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010 are available at:
This product is also available in TMS Component Pack

Update: TMS Scripter Studio v4.4.6 & TMS Scripter Studio Pro v1.4.6

TMS Scripter Studio v4.4.6 & TMS Scripter Studio Pro v1.4.6 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.

What's new & improved:
  • New: TatCustomScripter.LoadFormEvents property allows setting event handlers when loading form dfm files saved in Delphi
  • Improved: char constants now accept hexadecimals (#$0D as an alternative to #13)
  • Fixed: component icons in toolbar were missing when compiling application with packages
  • Fixed: VB function MsgBox was displaying incorrect window caption
  • Fixed: VB function Timer was performing wrong calculation with miliseconds.
  • Fixed: issue with OnRuntimeError not providing correct source code row and col of error.
  • Fixed: issue with F9 key not being trapped by script forms
  • Fixed: editor not becoming invisible when closing a file in the ide (with THEMED_IDE directive defined).
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010 & C++Builder 6,2006,2007,2009,2010 are available at:
This product is also available in TMS VCL Subscription

Update: TMS Workflow Studio v1.4

We're happy to inform a new version of the TMS Workflow Studio is available now. Workflow Studio is a Delphi/C++Builder VCL framework for Business Process Management (BPM). With Workflow Studio you can easily add workflow and BPM capabilities to your application,by allowing you or your end-user to create workflow definitions and running them.

What's new & improved in v1.4:
  • Improved: WorkflowStudio global variable removed, allowing multiple instances of the component to be used.
  • Improved: TCustomWorkflowDB.ComponentToString and ComponentFromString methods made protected.
  • Improved: several methods in TCustomWorkflowDB made virtual.
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010 & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010 are available at:
This product is also available in TMS VCL Subscription

Update: TMS Flexcel Studio for .NET v5.1

100% managed code Excel, HTML & PDF report generation for .NET

Today 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 5.1
  • New: Excel 2010 XLS protected view support
  • New: Basic image support in .XLSX
  • New: Theme support, support for themes other than the standard Office themes
  • New: Added methods to import/export from text files
  • New: Copy mode to allow copy of objects marked as "Don't copy"
  • New: Method GetUsedNamedRanges added in API
  • New: Method CellRangeDimensions added in API

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As always, we thank all users for the numerous inputs, feedback, comments and suggestions. This is an invaluable help to steer our developments here at TMS software. We continue to look forward to all your further communications to direct our team to provide you better tools and components for your needs.

Kind regards,
TMS software team