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Published: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

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AutoCorrect using TX Text Control and TX Spell .NET

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

AutoCorrect can be very annoying on a smartphone - we all know this. But if you are used to it and then start typing on a computer keyboard, you are missing this time saving feature. TX Spell .NET provides a very powerful spell checking and suggestion engine that can be used to implement AutoCorrect with a few lines of code: Based on the...

Sneak Peek X15: Keeping table rows together

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

A unique advantage of Flow Type Layout Reporting is the possibility to control the layout using typical word processing rules and constraints. TX Text Control combines a word processor with powerful reporting functionality. Paragraphs have attributes that control the flow and behavior when breaking across pages. Pagination is done automatically...

Sneak Peek X15: Add formatting using the Mini Toolbar

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Inspired by Microsoft Word, the new mini toolbar coming in version X15 is a small version of the full ribbon toolbar providing the most common formatting features. The mini toolbar appears when text is selected or selected text is right-clicked. This context sensitive toolbar is very handy for quick formatting tasks without moving the mouse...

ReportingCloud: Uploading templates vs. sending templates inside MergeBody

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Our reporting Web API ReportingCloud provides two different ways to upload templates for merging processes: Upload templates into the template storage in a separate step. Upload templates inside MergeBody when merging a document. Templates (that usually doesn't contain sensitive data) can be stored in the ReportingCloud template storage. Using...

MailMerge: Table headers and repeating blocks

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200

When using table headers and repeating blocks in combination in a MailMerge process, there are some things you need to know before creating your templates. A table header can consist of n number of rows in a table that get repeated as header rows at the top of each page when tables break across pages. The following screenshot shows a repeated...

Sneak Peek X15: Contextual chart ribbon tabs

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

For version X15 (25.0), we implemented a new visual interface to insert and manipulate chart objects in the ASP.NET editor. You can choose from 36 pre-designed, Microsoft Word inspired, chart types using the Chart drop-down button. We also changed the default style including fonts and colors to match the chart type styles of Microsoft Word. In...

Are we moving to the cloud? This question is changing from "if" to "when" and "how"

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Business-critical documents must be created and stored on premise! This is a sentence that was and might be valid for information governance people around the globe. Companies must exercise control over its data processing and ensure that data is processed on valid legal grounds and in a secure environments. All of that is true, but the ship...