ALERT January, 2011

In this alert ...


New: TMS Aero Controls Pack v1.0

We're pleased to present a new control set specifically designed to use on Aero Glass Windows Vista & Windows 7 areas: TMS Aero Controls Pack v1.0


Feature overview:
  • AeroWizardButton: Forward, backward or combined forward/backward button and optional dropdown button for Aero glass based wizard forms
  • AeroButton: Aero glass compatible button with optional imagelist image
  • AeroBitButton: Aero glass compatible TBitButton equivalent
  • AeroSpeedButton: Aero glass compatible speed button
  • AeroLabel: Label with blurred Aero text drawing and support for imagelist image left or right from text.
  • Works as regular controls on operating systems older than Windows Vista or Windows 7.
  • Direct replacements for regular VCL label, button, speedbutton with Aero glass compatibility
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 2007,2009,2010,XE are available at:
TMS Aero Controls Pack will also be included in the next scheduled release of TMS Component Pack, TMS Component Studio and TMS VCL Subscription


Update: TMS Component Pack v5.9

TMS Component Pack enables you to create modern-looking & feature-rich Windows applications faster with over 300 components in one money and time saving bundle for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 5,6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE.

We're pleased to announce the release of an ugrade for the TMS Component Pack. In this update v5.9, several new components, major new features are added as well as latest improvements and fixes to existing components:

What's new & improved in version 5.9 :

  • Update : TMS Planners v3.0 with lots of new features & improvements
  • Update : TMS TAdvStringGrid v5.7
    • New: Event OnUnitChanged added
    • New: property DefaultAlignment added
    • New: Automatic Office 2007 / 2010 theme synchronization
  • New : TAdvSmoothStepControl v1.0
  • New : TDBAdvSmoothLabel, TDBAdvSmoothLEDLabel v1.0
  • Update : TAdvSmoothListBox v2.3
    • New: Separator for items, SeparatorLineColor, SeparatorShadowLineColor
    • New: ctNode graphic type
    • New: ItemAppearance.NodeOpen,ItemAppearance.NodeClosed picture properties
    • New: ItemAppearance.InfoFill* properties added
    • New: HTML formatting support added in item's caption
    • New: ScrollIndicator.Style added to have an always visible scrollbar
    • New: Customizable delete button appearance
  • Update : TAdvOfficePager v2.5 & TAdvOfficeTabSet v2.5
    • New: Chrome style close button
    • New: Support for undocking tabs
    • New: Optional Insert tab button
    • New: Automatic Office 2007 / 2010 theme synchronization
    • New: ButtonSize to control size of buttons and capability to make it bigger for touchscreens
    • New: Capability to persist tab order & visibility to file

  • Update : New demos and updated documentation
  • Misc : Lots of smaller new features, enhancements & fixes
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 TAdvStringGrid v5.7

We're proud to inform an update for our feature-rich and award-winning TAdvStringGrid v5.7 for Delphi and C++Builder has been released now.

TAdvStringGrid is packed with productivity capabilities that are enabled with just setting a few properties or writing very little code. TAdvStringGrid offers printing, rich editing capabilities, sorting, filtering, grouping, cell merging, all kinds of graphics in cells, import and export to various file formats,...

What's new & improved in version 5.9

  • New: Event OnUnitChanged added
  • New: Property DefaultAlignment added
  • New: Office 2007 / 2010 theme synchronization
  • Improved: edUnitEdit inplace editor handling
  • Improved: Performance of cell drawing when grid is using hidden rows
  • Improved: Various smaller fixes
Active registered users can obtain this update free after login on our website.
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 5,6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE are available at:
This product is also available in the TMS Component Pack


Update: TMS TPlanner / TDBPlanner v3.0

We're pleased to announce a major update with several significant features for the TMS Planner components.

A flexible & powerful day/month/week/multi-day/multi-resource/timeline & custom scheduling user interface component


What's new in v3.0:
  • New: Visual item link indication.
  • New: Mode plActiveDayPeriod added.
  • New: OnPlannerMouseLeave, OnPlannerMouseEnter events added.
  • New: OnSideBarClick, OnSideBarRightClick, OnSideBarDblClick events added.
  • New: OnHeaderAnchorClick, OnHeaderAnchorEnter, OnHeaderAnchorLeave events added.
  • New: OnItemAfterPaint event added.
  • New: Planner.Header.GroupHeight property added.
  • New: Exposed WheelAction property.
  • New: PlannerItem.HTMLTemplate added for DB-aware templating.
  • New: OnHeaderDraw, OnHeaderDrawProp events added.
  • New: Easy translatable event edit dialogs.
  • New: PlannerItem.ColorDirection, PlannerItem.CaptionBkgDirection properties added.
  • New: PlannerItem.TrackBrushStyle.
  • New: Automatic selection limitation in multimonth mode.
  • New: Planner.Display.ColorNonSelect, Planner.Display.BrushNonSelect properties added.
  • New: OnItemCanSelect event added.
  • New: AutoPositionPrevNext property added.
  • New: Method LinkItems(), UnlinkItems(), SelectLinkedItems() added.
  • New: AutoSelectLinkedItems, AutoDeleteLinkedItems property added.
  • New: SyncPlanner capability added.
  • New: OnPlannerNextPosition/OnPlannerPrevPosition events added.
  • New: DragItemImage , drag & drop to move items with drag image support added.
  • New: SideBar.TimeIndicatorType & SideBar.TimeIndicatorGlyph properties added.
  • New: PlannerItem HintIndicator / HintIndicatorColor added.
  • New: Full Office 2007, 2010 automatic theme adapt.
  • New: PrintOptions.TopMargin property added.
  • New: Support for timeindicator in sidebar in plTimeLine mode added.
  • New: HTMLTemplate handling.
  • New: TDBActiveDayPeriodSource added.
  • New: MonthIncrement property added in TDBMultiMonthSource.
  • New: OnGetHTMLTemplate, OnGetHTMLTemplateData events added.
  • New: Memo field support for HTML templates.
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 5,6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 5,6,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE are available at:


Update: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v3.6

We're pleased to announce a new version of our feature-rich sophisticated looking and smoothly animated controls: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v3.6

New component in v3.6.0.0:
TMS TAdvSmoothStepControl: A highly-customizable control for indicating processed, active and inactive steps in wizard-style user interfaces.


Feature overview TAdvSmoothStepControl:
  • Complex gradients with opacity
  • Predefined shapes and ability for custom shapes
  • Custom drawing
  • 3 step states: Inactive, Active and Processed
  • Different appearances for each step state
  • Ability to define amount of visible steps
  • ImageList and GDI+ PictureContainer support
  • Support for HTML formatted text for each step Description
  • Keyboard support and mouse handling
  • Programmatic interaction
What's new in TMS Smooth Controls Pack v3.6:
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 6,7,2005,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010,XE are available at:
This product is also available in TMS Component Pack


Update: TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack v1.5

We'd like to inform an update for the TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack is available now

TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack offers several components for building feature-rich (Intraweb) web applications with native application look & feel. TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack has been designed for iPhone 3, 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad and Android.


What's new in v1.5:

  • New: IWIPhoneScrollRegion control: Region for displaying scrollable content
  • New: IWIPhoneLocationLabel control: Label starting iPhone maps app with predefined location and optional destination
  • New: IWIPhoneGeolocation control: Non visual component to retrieve the current geographic location
  • New: IWIPhoneRegion properties: Device, DeviceOrientation
  • New: IWIPhoneList: update Section items asynchronously
  • New: IWIPhoneList properties: InitialItemCount, AsyncLoadCount, AsyncLoadCaption
  • New: IWIPhoneList methods: AsyncAddItem, AsyncAddItems, AsyncItemRemove(ItemIndex), ScrollToTop
  • New: IWIPhoneList events: OnAsyncLoadExtraItems, OnAsyncExtraItemsLoaded
  • New : iPad demos
You can download the trial version from our website: TMS IntraWeb iPhone Controls Pack is available for Delphi 7,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010,XE.

This product is also available in TMS IntraWeb Component Studio.


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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