ALERT March, 2013

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Info:Preparation for TMS Day April 25 in full force

Preparation of the TMS Day scheduled for April 25 is in full force now. We’re working hard on every little detail, going from papers for the hand-outs, evaluation forms, training certificates, a gift attendees will receive to of course most importantly the content of the sessions itself. The tentative day scheme can be found here.

Other than the sessions, the entire TMS team will be available all day at your disposition to listen to your project specific questions and suggestions.
For location, prices and reservation for the last 2 seats, see


Update: TMS Component Pack v6.8.0.0

TMS Component Pack enables you to create modern-looking & feature-rich Windows applications faster with well over 350 components in one money and time saving bundle for Delphi 7,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2,XE3 & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2,XE3

We'd like to inform a significant update for the TMS Component Pack is available now.

What's new & improved in version

New in TAdvStringGrid v7.0

  • New: Windows 8 / Office 2013 color styles
  • New: FilterEdit capability
  • New: Configurable width preview in printsettings dialog
  • New: Always visible edEditBtn inplace editor button
  • New: SaveToJSON method added
  • New: AutoColor added for automatic coloring of positive & negative numbers
  • New: TouchScroll functionality added
  • New: Extended design-time style gallery
  • New: OnClipboardPasteDone event added
  • New: Equidistant column stretching (via ColumnSize.StretchAll = true)
  • New: MouseActions.AutoFocus added
  • New: MouseActions.WheelActive added
New TAdvSmoothRotaryMenu
  • New: Smooth animated circular static or popup menu
New TAdvSmoothCircularProgress
  • New: Smooth animated circular progress control with step indication, marquee
New TAdvCurve
  • New: Bezier curve editing capabilities in your application, with design-time & run-time Bezier curve editor
New TAdvFancyLabel
  • New: Label with text flowing along a Bezier curve

New TvCard

  • New: Read and write vCard files with full contact information access, including contact picture
New in other controls

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.


New: TMS WebOSMaps v1.0.0.0

We're pleased to present a new mapping component to integrate, display & control OpenStreetMaps in VCL Windows applications: TMS TWebOSMaps v1.0

  • Image files can be created of the maps displayed. These can be saved in different formats: .BMP, .JPG or .PNG.
  • Position markers can be added to the maps. Markers can be default balloons or custom images.
  • Markers is a collection of positions that are indicated on the map. Markers are based on longitude and latitude coordinates.
  • A custom label text can optionally be displayed on top of a Marker, polyline or polygon or anywhere on the map.
  • Polylines is a collection of lines that are displayed on the map. Polylines are based on a list of longitude and latitude coordinates.
  • Polygons is a collection of closed lines with a filled region that are displayed on the map. Polygons are based on a list of longitude and latitude coordinates (for Polygons of type ptPath), a center point and radius (for Polygons of type ptCircle) or two longitude and latitude coordinates (for Polygons of type ptRectangle).
  • Different controls are available and can be turned on or off. LayerSwitcher, OverViewMap control, PanZoom control, Scale control and MousePosition. The position on the screen of the control as well as the visibility can be defined.
  • Different mouse and keyboard options are available: dragging of the map, enabling/disabling all controls, enabling/disabling zoom on double clicking the mouse, enabling/disabling the mouse scroll wheel and enabling/disabling the keyboard.
Available separately and also included in TMS VCL Subscription.

You can download the trial version from our website:
TMS TWebOSMaps is available for Delphi 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3 and C++Builder 2007, 2009, 2010, XE, XE2, XE3.


Update: TMS Pack for FireMonkey v2.0.0.0

We're pleased to inform the TMS Pack for FireMonkey is updated with a new Syntax highlighting memo: TTMSFMXMemo.

Set of highly configurable and styleable components for cross-platform FireMonkey software development.

New component in v2.0.0.0:
  • TMS TTMSFMXMemo: syntax highlighting memo

Feature overview TTMSFMXMemo:

  • Lightweight memo control with configurable syntax highlighting
  • Highlighting for Basic, C#, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PascalSQL, Web and XML files
  • Undo and redo functions
  • Optional gutter with configurable line number display
  • Clipboard operations
  • Find and replace dialogs
  • Save to formatted HTML support
  • Configurable auto-completion
  • URL aware
  • Styler available for emoticons
  • Search highlight, search with expressions
What's new & improved in TMS Pack for FireMonkey v2.0.0.0:
  • New: By column design & runtime configuration of TTMSFMXGrid capability added
  • New: KeyBoard and mouse wheel handling support in TTMSFMXSpinner
  • Improved: Escape to cancel date selection and return to previous selected date in TTMSFMXCalendar
  • Various design-time handling improvements
Fully functional trial downloads with demo & PDF developers guide are available at:


Update: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.6.0.0

We're pleased to announce a new version of our feature-rich sophisticated looking and smoothly animated controls: TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.6
Create impressive user interfaces with feature-rich sophisticated looking and smoothly animated controls.

In this update v4.6, several new features are added as well as latest improvements and fixes to existing component, support for Windows 8 and Office 2013 styles, and most importantly we've added two new components.
New component in v4.6:

Feature overview TAdvSmoothRotaryMenu

  • Smoothly animated rotary menu
  • Normal, hover, down and disabled Fill per item
  • Ability to show in a popup with animation
  • Different animation modes and types
  • Complex gradient shadows and fills
  • Configurable Size, Start and Stop Angle
  • Office 2003 / Office 2007 / Office 2010 / Office 2013 / Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 styles
New component in v4.6: Feature overview TAdvSmoothCircularProgress:
  • Smoothly animated circular progress
  • Inner, Outer, Progress and Background Fill
  • Complex gradient shadows and fills
  • Circular progress indication and customizable digits
  • Mouse Interaction to change position
  • Configurable Steps
  • Marquee support
  • Office 2003 / Office 2007 / Office 2010 / Office 2013 / Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 styles
What's new in TMS Smooth Controls Pack v4.6:

  • New: Windows 8, Office 2013 styles added to controls
  • New: ClipBoard support in TAdvSmoothMessageDialog
  • New: AutoFormatValues property to automatically format the added values in bytes to bytes, Kb, Mb or Gb in TAdvSmoothCapacityBar
  • New : ZoomAnimationFactor property in TAdvSmoothImageListBox
  • New : MinimumWidth and MinimumHeight properties added in TAdvSmoothMessageDialog
  • Improved: HideFromWindows public property to hide the popup window from Windows ALT+Tab manager in TAdvSmoothPopup
  • Improved : ClickDelay property to turn off visual click delays in TAdvSmoothButton
Fully functional trial versions for Delphi 7,2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2,XE3 & C++Builder 2006,2007,2009,2010,XE,XE2,XE3 are available at:


Update: TMS Data Modeler v2.1.0.0

We're pleased to inform a major update of TMS Data Modeler is available now.

TMS Data Modeler is the ultimate tool for modeling databases with an easy and simple interface. It provides powerful features you need, such as diagramming, reverse engineering, SQL script generation and version control. It keeps track of your changes and generates SQL scripts to update your database according to them. It has smooth integration with development tools like Delphi and C++Builder. And all of these features are accessible through a modern & familiar user interface.


  • Entity relationship diagram editor (ER diagram)
  • Create tables in diagram and/or in tab forms
  • Project validation allows you to trace errors in your model
  • Design tables, fields, domains, indexes, triggers, relationships, constraints, views, procedures, generators and other database objects
  • Reverse engineering of existing databases
  • Generate SQL (DDL) scripts to create databases
  • Keep track of your changes by archiving and managing versions
  • Convert model to a different database system
  • Creates classes source code for TMS Aurelius ORM framework
  • Support for wide range of databases: MS SQL server, FireBird, ElevateDB, SQLite, Oracle, NexusDB, MySQL, Absolute,..

What's new & improved in v2.1
  • New: TMS Aurelius export: option to define Sequence attribute for each entity class
  • New: "Duplicate table" feature available in diagram toolbar button and popup menu in table list
  • New: Find toolbar button makes easy to find a table in diagram by name
  • New: Option to display relationship description/caption in diagram
  • New: Support for TGuid properties and Guid/Uuid generators in TMS Aurelius export
  • New: Support for ElevateDB Unicode Server (in addition to existing support to ANSI servers)
  • Improved: Support for Windows 8
  • Improved: ElevateDB server name configuration can accept both IP address and host name
  • Improved: Connection settings in NexusDB reverse engineering now displays available servers automatically
  • Improved: Id properties exported to TMS Aurelius are now read-write instead of read-only.
  • Improved: Better error message when exporting to Aurelius source code fails due to file system error
  • Improved: SQLite reverse engineering sets a default size for varchar and decimal data types, when not specified
  • Improved: Clearer message when updating Data Modeler to avoid confusion with Windows/Data Modeler restart
  • Improved: Firebird now differentiates unique indexes from unique constraints
  • Various smaller improvements & fixes


Update: TMS Aurelius v1.9

We're pleased to announce a new version of our ORM framewok for Delphi has been released.

TMS Aurelius is an ORM framework for Delphi with full support for data manipulation, complex and advanced queries, inheritance, polymorphism, JSON based remoting and more...

What's new & improved in v1.9
  • New: Support for Unified Interbase (UIB) components
  • Improved: Statements to generate MS SQL Server database structure now explicitly declare NULL constraint when creating fields
  • Improved: Auto mapping now automatically includes TColumnProp.NoUpdate in ID column properties
  • Improved: Retrieving objects (Find) with null id in database now raises an exception instead of just returning a nil instance.
  • Various smaller improvements & fixes
Crash course TMS Aurelius
6 new blogs have been posted: TMS Aurelius v1.9 is available for Delphi 2010, XE, XE2 & XE3. Trial download with PDF developers guide is available at:
TMS Aurelius is also included in TMS BI Pack.


Update: TMS Cloud Pack v1.8.1.0

We're pleased to inform another major update of the TMS Cloud Pack has been released

Set of VCL components to offer easy access from Windows applications to cloud services.

Seamless connectivity from Delphi applications to cloud services like SkyDrive, Box, DropBox, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Google Calendar, Google Contacts, Google Drive, LinkedIn, Twitter, Windows Live Calendar, Wunderground weather service, ...

What's new & improved in version

  • New: File share functionality in TAdvDropBox
  • New: File share functionality in TAdvSkyDrive
  • New: File share functionality in TAdvBoxNet
  • Various smaller improvements in core library
You can download the trial version from our website: TMS Cloud Pack is available for Delphi XE,XE2 and XE3.TMS Cloud Pack is also included in TMS VCL Subscription.


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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