Exontrol now offers a powerful suite of controls for building applications on Windows platforms.
The Exontrol's Suite provides you with a series of powerful and easy-to-use
combo-list-tree-grid controls, gantt or chart controls to display your data,
and much more. Features such as WYSWYG Template Layout designers,
Incremental searching, Built-in HTML support,
Print and Print Preview, Drag and drop, and much more to improve
the performance and flexibility of the components, and so your application.
Currently, the Exontrol's eXSuite package contains more than 5,000,000 lines of source code, and it is kind unique on the components market place.
Here's the list of products we offer, available as /COM, /NET, /WPF, 32 or 64-bit:
The Exontrol's exButton control is designed to enhance your Windows-based programs by offering the look-and-feel of past and present GUI design elements. The control provides predefined button skins for Windows XP, Windows 95/98, and Mac 8.x buttons. Create your own skins for your buttons in minutes, using a WYSYWG skin builder. The ability to specify everything that control needs like graphical objects, transparent skins, HTML captions as simple text makes the exButton one of the most wanted button control on the market. The exButton control easily replaces the Standard Windows button by supporting most of the same properties, methods and events. In addition, you have complete control over how the button is to be displayed.
Exontrol's ExCalc component provides calculator features to your application. The component provides implementation for basic arithmetic operations like addition, subtraction, division and multiplication. In addition, you can configure the layout of the calculator the way you want, including new mathematical operations. The component provides flat and drop down version, so you can have the calculator into a drop down field too.
Enrich your application with an easy-to-use edit control that supports arithmetic operations. Get results on the fly. The result is displayed as the user types the expression. The control handles double constants and arithmetic operations like +( addition ), - ( subtraction ), / ( division ), or * ( multiply ). The control is fully written in C++ using ATL. The control doesn't require additional files or libraries like MFC or else.
The ExCalendar library contains two components, simple version and drop-down version that allow you to select a date with a nice GUI. You can select the date between 1/1/100 and 12/31/9999, Both versions support images, colors, font attributes, tooltips for any date.
The eXCascadeTree component is a multiple-columns-tree-view component that uses miller columns visualization to display your data. The Miller columns (also known as Cascading Lists) are a browsing/visualization technique that can be applied to tree structures.
The eXComboBox represents some of the most advanced combobox technology available in the components marketplace. A combo box is a commonly-used GUI tool. It is a combination of a drop-down list or list box and a single-line textbox, allowing the user either to type a value directly into the control or choose from the list of existing options.
The eXContextMenu component displays and handles a context menu (also called contextual, shortcut, and popup or pop-up menu). A context menu is a menu in a graphical user interface (GUI) that appears upon user interaction, such as a right-click mouse operation.
The ExDialog control, similar with the Microsoft Office Assistant, is a new type of control that allows attaching pictures to your form or dialog. The control lets you add interactive personalities to your application or Web site.
Add to your applicaton an easy-to-use edit control that supports built-in HTML format, and syntax highlighting as well. You can define your own keywords and expressions using HTML tags. The control doesn't require additional files or libraries like MFC, VB or anything else, and does not subclass the system's EDIT window class.
The Exontrol's ExEditors Library, contains 16 data edit controls. Each editor can have a three-state check box associated and an unlimited number of buttons on the left or right side. Each button can display an icon or a picture and can have its own tool tip. Most of the editors are mask based.
Provide rich display of file and folder information from within your applications. ExFileView is an ActiveX component for creating Windows Explorer-style functionality. The ExFileView simulates a FolderView control as well.
The Exontrol's eXG2antt component is an editable tree-grid component that includes Gantt chart features. The ex(G)rid-ex(G)antt, shortly exG2antt or ex2Gantt, combines the exGrid and exGantt components in a standalone component. The exG2antt library lets the user changes its visual appearance using skins, each one providing an additional visual experience that enhances viewing pleasure.
The ExG2Host is an extension of the ExG2antt ( Exontrol's Grid-Gantt component ) with full database support ( ADO, DAO, XML). In other words, the ExG2Host loads and saves automatically the host's data (including the hierarchy) to one or more databases. You can map a data field from the data-source, to a property of one object in the host/gantt control, and the control automatically updates the field when it is required. In the same manner, you can automatically save the control's layout, so next time the control is running it automatically get displayed the same way as it was closed.
The Exontrol's ExGantt component is our approach to create timeline charts (also known as Gantt charts). Gantt chart is a time-phased graphic display of activity durations. Activities are listed with other tabular information on the left side with time intervals over the bars. Activity durations are shown in the form of horizontal bars. The exGantt component lets the user changes its visual appearance using skins, each one providing an additional visual experience that enhances viewing pleasure.
The eXGauge / eXLayers library provides graphics capabilities to visually display and edit the amount, level, or contents of something. The view can show one or more layers, where each layer can display one or more transparent pictures, HTML captions which can be clipped, moved, rotated or combination of them, by dragging the mouse, rolling the mouse wheel, or using the keyboard.
Exontrol's new eXGrid control an easy-to-implement tree-grid control, provides swift and robust performance and a wide range of formatting features that distinguish it from other grids. The eXGrid is a multi-purpose data visualization system that can display information as a tree, a grid or list, or a combination of both - in either data-bound or unbound mode. This unique synergy between a traditional grid and a traditional treeview allows you to create cutting-edge and visually appealing application interfaces for your end-users.
Display and edit built-in HTML without relying on Internet Explorer. exHTML is a display/edit engine for our built-in HTML format. It is written from scratch in C++/C#. It does not rely on IE for rendering HTML, and its functionality is similar to a Web browser for display/edit purposes. exHTML can be used for the provision of extremely flexible user interfaces generated on demand. It can also function as a complex layout management system for text, controls, and graphics. The control doesn't require additional files or libraries like MFC, VB or anything else, and does not subclass the system's EDIT window class.
The ExICalendar library implements the ICalendar data format, according with Internet Calendaring and Scheduling Core Object Specification, RFC 5545. The iCalendar data format represents exchanging calendaring and scheduling information such as events, to-dos, journal entries, and free/busy information, independent of any particular calendar service or protocol. The iCalendar format is suitable as an exchange format between applications or systems. The format is defined in terms of a MIME content type.
Add an advanced List control to your application. The exList component displays and edit your tabular data. The exList component lets the user changes its visual appearance using skins, each one providing an additional visual experience that enhances viewing pleasure. Skins are relatively easy to build and put on any part of the control.
The ExListBar component, an accurate reproduction of the Microsoft Outlook Bar, provides an intuitive user-interface when large amounts of information need to be presented. The ExListBar supports horizontal or vertical orientation. The object model is rich and intuitive.
When you have several people entering data in your database, you can define how users must enter data in specific fields to help maintain consistency and to make your database easier to manage. For example, you can set an input mask for a form so that users can only enter telephone numbers in the Swedish format or addresses in the French format.
The ExMenu component is a complete new type of control that displays and handles more than a menu for your application. The ExMenu simulates menu bar, popup menu, options button, toolbar, pick list, and more. Make you application more intuitive using the ExMenu.
The eXMiller component is a file-folder-view component that uses miller columns visualization to display system folders and files. The Miller columns (also known as Cascading Lists) are a browsing/visualization technique that can be applied to tree structures.
Exontrol's new eXMLGrid control provides an innovative grid view look and handles data in XML fashion way. It provides swift and robust performance and a wide range of formatting features never seen on other grids. The eXMLGrid component can be seen as a generalized tree control that allows resizing the node's indentation at runtime. The eXMLGrid component lets the user changes its visual appearance using skins, each one providing an additional visual experience that enhances viewing pleasure. Skins are relatively easy to build and put on any part of the control.
The ExOrgChart component permits the totally automatic generation of organigrams. An organigram generally provides a clear picture of the hierarchical position of the various actors. The ExOrgChart control shows a hierarchical display of nodes, each one having an HTML caption, pictures and icons aligned to any side of the node.
The ExplorerBar component, an accurate reproduction of the Microsoft Windows XP Explorer Bar, provides an intuitive user-interface when large amounts of information need to be presented.The object model is rich and intuitive.
Add structured navigation functionality to your applications. The ExplorerTree component adds navigation functionality to your applications, it brings simple information structuring and easy application navigation.
The Exontrol's eXPivot tool is our approach to provide data summarization, as a pivot table. A pivot-table can automatically sort, count, total or give the average of the data stored in one table or spreadsheet. The user sets up and changes the summary's structure by dragging and dropping fields graphically.
The ExPopupMenu component allows you to display and handle a shortcut menu (window popup menu) or a window's menu bar. The ExPopupMenu control contains also a MenuButton object that allows attaching a popup menu to a push button. Building the menu is more than intuitive because the control provides a WYSIWYG editor, at design time.
The Exontrol ExPrint component is an advanced printing system specifically to bring your User Interface to the printed page. The ExPrint adds powerful print and preview capabilities to your forms, dialog boxes or other windows. The ExPrint component provides Print and Print Preview features for components like: exGrid, exTree, exList, exCalendar, exComboBox, exPropertiesList, exEdit, exFileView, exOrgChart and so on.
The ExPropertiesList control (similar to the control used to manipulate properties in Visual Studio) provides an efficient, intuitive and visually compact way to handle data input with minimal coding and user interface design.
The eXRadialMenu ( radial or pie menu) component is similar to the Microsoft.s OneNote radial menu with ability to customize the appearance and functionality. The component is designed using tree structure of tools and tool collections within the tools
The eXRibbon component, similar with the Microsoft Office's "Fluent User Interface", or Ribbon, allows you to display graphical control elements in the form of a set of toolbars placed on several tabs.
The ExResizer allows you to resize controls in a form proportionally or maintain the components' anchored sizes and positions. ExReSize alters the sizes and positions of controls on Visual Basic forms as they are sized, without requiring you to write any code! Simply drop the control onto the form, and you instantly have the ability to resize any control proportionally, by selecting the Anchor property. The way how a control can be anchored to one of more container edges is more than intuitive.
Exontrol's new and innovative exRolList control handles and displays lists on an elliptic shape. The exRolList rotates the list to let items being visible, and so no scrolls are required. You never seen such of control so please take your time and check it. Your user interface will be rich, new and attractive.
ExSkin is an ActiveX control that enables you to change the visual appearance of your project's forms, providing you with the skin support. Now you can do: any kind of window captions, frames, client and non-client areas and more. Also, the control contains a Builder component that helps you to create new "skins". The ExSkin ActiveX control it's easy to use, and simple to integrate into your project. So, it is possible now to make your program look like any program from MacOS, BeOS, Unix, and create your Winamp-like user interface.
Add a fuly customizable statusbar to your application. Features include: ability to layout the panels as you wish using the CRD strings, skinning, built-in HTML support, tooltip support, owner draw support, icons, custom-size pictures, WYSWYG Template editor, semi-transparent colors, progress-bar support, and much more...
The ExSwimLane component let's you draw swim lane diagrams. A swim lane (or swimlane diagram) is a visual element used in process flow diagrams, or flowcharts, that visually distinguishes job sharing and responsibilities for sub-processes of a business process. Swim lanes may be arranged either horizontally or vertically.
The Exontrol's eXSplitBar component, helps you to automatically resizes the left/right or top/bottom components, while user drags the split bar to a new position. The splitter control is used to resize docked controls at run time. The splitter control is often used on forms with controls that have varying lengths of data to present, like Windows Explorer, whose data panes contain information of varying widths at different times.
A built from the ground up using 100% C++/ATL-based code, the Exontrol's eXTexture component does cube map texturing. Cube map texturing is a form of environment texture mapping that uses a viewing direction (3D vector) to map into a view plane with six 2D textures arranged like the faces of a cube.
The Exontrol's eXThumbnail component provides thumbnail views for your files. Thumbnails are reduced-size versions of pictures or shell items, used to make it easier to scan and recognize them, serving the same role for images as a normal text index does for words.
The eXToolBar component arranges / groups as rows or columns, any kind of graphical control elements such as buttons, icons, drop downs, editors, and so on, to let user choose quickly, what function / procedure to run. The eXToolBar component is written from scratch, uses EBN technology to let the user changes its visual appearance using skins, and requires no dependencies to any other third party library.
The Exontrol's ExToolTip provides featured tooltips for your application. The tooltip is a common graphical user interface element. It is used in conjunction with a cursor, usually a mouse pointer. The user hovers the cursor over an item, without clicking it, and a small box appears with supplementary information regarding the item being hovered over.
Add an enhanced exTree component to your application. exTree provides the entire range of capabilities you would expect to see in a state-of-the-art tree component. The exTree control simulates a simple tree, a multi-column tree, a list or a listview control.
Perform currency conversions. The ExChange library contains two COM objects, ExChange and ExChart. The ExChange is a COM object for performing conversions between a currency and hundreds of other international currencies. The ExChart component display the exchange rates between two international currencies into a given interval. As with any currency converter, it's vitally important that you have the latest exchange rates.
The ExDictClient ActiveX control is a TCP transaction based query/response protocol that allows a client to access dictionary definitions from a set of natural language dictionary databases. The ExDictClient ActiveX control uses the Dictionary Protocol, described in RFC 2229.
A built from the ground up using 100% ATL-based code, The ExEMail can be dropped into any language that supports ActiveX thus enabling an application to support full mail and file attachment transfers. ExEMail is fully SMTP RFC-compliant and provides support for binary (MIME) attachments and HTML email. SMTP authentication supported. You don't need to have installed Oultook, Express, Exchange or whatever.
Exontrol's exHTTP is a HTTP client component that provides easy interface to the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) protocol. Its primary purpose is to retrieve documents from the WEB to a string or to a safe array.
The ExInbox ia simple-to-use POP3 client library that allows mail readers to connect to many POP servers and manage email. It implements the client side of RFC 1939. The ExInbox is a free implementation of POP3 protocol for Win32 platforms ( the retail version is free ). The email client can download the entire email message or only message's header. Non-blocking mode supported.
The ExLookupNS COM object is a DNS (Domain Name Service) component that can be used for network diagnosing, troubleshooting, and monitoring. The ExLookpNS allows developers to integrate the DNS protocol message sending capability into their applications. The ExLookupNS's object model is rich, flexible and very intuitive. For instance, the statement .Query("devx.com").MailExchange gives you the list of mail servers. It is fully compliant with RFC 1034, RFC 1035, RFC 1876.
The ExNNTP control is 32-bit light COM that provides easy and flexible way to handle news (NNTP) messages. The Net News Transfer Protocol(NNTP) is a TCP/IP protocol based upon text strings sent bidirectionally over 7 bit ASCII TCP channels. It is used to transfer articles between servers as well as to read and post articles. XOver (overview database ) header are supported. And ExNNTP's Groups and NewsGroups objects which contain Articles objects, which in turn contain Articles, make managing groups and articles very easy. The entire list of articles for any group can easily be downloaded, and left untouched in that Group as other groups are accessed. Once that a message has been sent by the server, the ExNNTP control caches the message for future accessing.