TX Text Control ActiveX Professional Releases

Released: Jan 26, 2021

Updates in X19 SP1


  • Text filters
    • Bulleted list is not saved in DOCX format.
    • DOC import: Document causes 01-1D04 error.
    • Bullets are displayed as a box with question marks.
    • FormFields in fixed positioned TextFrames are not exported to PDF.
  • Styles
    • ParagraphFormat.BackColor and ParagraphFormat.FrameLineColor cannot be set.
    • ActiveX: Cannot set TXStyle.FontName and cannot read TXStyle.FontSize.
  • Tables
    • When pasting a table with a nested table the nested table is lost.
  • Search and replace
    • When using an empty string...

Released: Dec 2, 2020

Updates in X19


  • Leaders between Tabs - The space between tabs can show dots, dashes, or other "leader" characters to line up information. You can add content between tab positions and when you press "Tab", a line will appear with the defined characters. The formatting is added to each new line until you change the leader. The tab settings dialog box has been extended to support the leader settings between tabs.

Released: Oct 21, 2020

Updates in X18 SP4


Text filters

  • DOCX import: Document causes 01-1D02 error.
  • Character background color is set for the whole paragraph when exporting to HTML.

Context menu

  • A table can be added into a protected field through the context menu.

Dialog Boxes

  • Line spacing exactly increases tenfold.
  • The Find and the Replace dialog have English titles on German Microsoft Windows versions.


  • Double click on area of underscores does not select complete area.

Released: Jul 30, 2020

Updates in X18 SP3


  • HTML export: long style names cause an exception.
  • PDF export: Document causes 01-1D09 error.

Released: May 27, 2020

Updates in X18 SP2


Far East

  • Input via Chinese IME leads to System.AccessViolation.


  • PDF export: Links to bookmarks do not work.


  • FieldType generates an error for txFieldStandard fields.

Text Filters

  • DOCX export: Wrong form field end position.
  • PDF export: Document causes 01-1D09 error.
  • DOCX import: Document causes 01-1D09 error.
  • RTF import: Pasting bulleted text copied from Microsoft Internet Explorer shows incorrect bullet symbols.

Text Frames

  • TextFrame's content can be edited when...

Released: Apr 23, 2020

Updates in X18 SP1


  • Text filters
    • RTF import: Wrong table cell background color.
    • RTF import: Bulleted list with wrong bullet characters.
    • DOCX import: Document causes 01-1D02 error.
  • Styles
    • Backgroundcolor of Paragraphstyle is not exported in DOCX format.

Released: Mar 17, 2020

Updates in X18


  • Form Fields - This release introduces form field processing functionality to create and deploy forms including Microsoft Word compatible fields such as checkboxes, date fields, drop-down boxes and form text fields. It is possible to create documents with fillable form fields for data collection from end-users. As part of digital transformation processes, paper-based forms can be migrated to electronic documents with many advantages, such as validation and automated data analysis...

Released: Feb 5, 2020

Updates in X17 SP2



  • Saving a document causes an 03-1106 error.


  • "Replace All" indicates one occurrence too many.
  • TXTextControl.TextField.HighlightMode Always does not work in textframes.


  • Loading an RTF containing MS Clipart leads to error.

Printing problems

  • When printing double-sided, the copies are not separated when collation is activated.


  • Labels in Language dialog are inverted when RESX file is translated.


  • Merged table cells are not refreshed correctly.

Text filters...

Released: Aug 21, 2019

Updates in X17 SP1


Text fields

  • Inserted text is added to a field's text.

Text filters

  • DOC Export: Wrong text formatting.
  • DOC, DOCX and RTF import: Missing editable region.

Text Frames

  • TextFrame.Name is not exported correctly to DOCX, DOC and RTF.


  • Undo removes field additional to text.


  • List items (bullets and numbers) are not formatted equally.

Released: May 28, 2019

Updates in X17


  • DPI Aware Applications - Display technology has improved by adding more pixels into the available physical space on monitor panels. The result is that the dots-per-inch (DPI) of modern displays is way higher. For years, 96 pixels was the magical number, but nowadays 300 DPI is no longer an exception. TX Text Control ActiveX X17 implements DPI aware support for all controls including the document itself, rulers and the status bars to scale pixel-perfect and to provide a crystal clear...