COM Tools

ActiveX controls for modern Windows UI Design.

Published by DBI Technologies
Distributed by ComponentSource since 2002


COM Tools has been discontinued, the upgrade path is to Studio Controls COM.

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About COM Tools

ActiveX controls for modern Windows UI Design.

COM Tools is a commercial component software development product offering developers 9 royalty free modern ActiveX Windows UI - Calendar, Edit, Data, Menu, Navigation and general presentation controls.

COM Tools is a royalty free component product offering of a select 9 controls from the all-encompassing bigger cousin - Studio Controls for COM, a product that contains 62 modern Windows UI, data presentation and Outlook style Appointment Scheduling controls. The components found in COM Tools are additional and updated versions of controls once found in the special promotion SEDNA Controls offering released at the time of Visual FoxPro 9.0. COM Tools offers all COM based IDE developers including VFP developers a critical set of modern Windows UI design controls for quickly extending their application development with industry proven, reusable commercial component software.

What's Included with COM Tools:

  • ctCalendar > create any style and format calendar presentation
  • ctContact > a fully customizable Outlook style contact list control
  • ctDEdit > a date edit, time and date picker control
  • ctDropDate > a drop down calendar date selection control
  • ctDropMenu > a multi tier drop down menu add in control
  • ctFrame > a host container control with enhanced customization and presentation features
  • ctListBar > an Outlook style list menu control supporting multi columns as well other objects
  • ctToolBar > no application is complete without a Tool Bar menu - multi tier, with built in vertical and horizontal orientation support
  • ctTray > places icons in the system tray providing developers access to custom events when the icons are clicked


  • Fully documented sample applications written in VB and VFP
  • Samples demonstrate important features of each control in the product
  • Compiled sample applications encapsulated in a quick demo launcher
  • Complete detailed technical documentation and Developing With tutorials for each control
  • Product Manager service providing online license management, product activations and direct access to all of the product assets