Frequently Asked Questions
Listed below are the questions that we are asked quite often. Before you write
us, be sure to check here.
- (ALL). How
can I use the control's Template page?
- (ALL). X-Script / Template ( for /COM components )
- (ALL). X-Script / Template ( for .NET assemblies )
- (ALL). How to change the
visual appearance for the control ( skinning the component ) ?
- (ALL). Building CRD (Custom Row Designer)
strings ( excrd download )
- (ALL). ENCODE64: How can I get the BASE64 encoded strings from my files (icons, pictures, EBN files
) ( eximages
- (ALL). ENCODE64: Your encoding is different from the standard BASE64 encoding, i.e. 176 characters versus 1100 characters (standard encoding). Can you clarify?
- (ALL). DECODE64: I have a BASE64 encoded string,
How can I see what it contains?
- (ALL). How can I recover or view the EBN file from a BASE64 representation as I've seen in the Template form?
- (ALL). The control displays no icons when using
BASE64 encoded strings on Images method. What am I doing wrong?
- (ALL). The
icons doesn't look too good when dragging the icon's file to the control's
- (ALL). No
icons are displayed when I use the ctrl.Images =
MSComCtl.ImageList.hImageList, on my Windows XP
- (ALL). I have a
HICON being extracted using the LoadImage, LoadIcon, ExtractIconEx API functions.
How can I use this in your control?
- (ALL). If we print the control's content to PDF (with FreePDF or Acrobat), the area of the icons
is black. Is there something we can do?
- (ALL). I am having problems with getting the component to work on our Intranet. What can be the problem?
- (ALL). Using
Exontrol components in Internet Explorer
- (ALL). I
have come across a situation where the control is not repainting itself when
hosting in a property/sheet page or other control. Any ideas?
- (ALL). What options do I
have in order to change the control's font?
- (ALL). The
left edge of W is chopped off. Is there anything that can fix it?
- (ALL). How do I find my
runtime license key?
- (ALL). I
am trying to use "Forms.ComboBox.1" as an user editor ( FM20.DLL
), but KeyDown, KeyUp events are not fired. What am I doing wrong?
- (ALL). It
is possible to define a transparent color for a picture?
- (ALL). Memory Leak (Stress Application)
- (ALL). The component
looks ok on screen, but it is different when showing on print preview. What
can be done?
- (ALL). I have an urgent issue with the component. How fast you can get it fixed?
- (ALL). How can I put a transparent picture (PNG picture), on the control's background using the /COM version?
- (ALL). How to load a hierarchy using the control's DataSource property?
- (ALL). I get "The recordset must support the bookmarks. ( Supports( adBookmark ) = True
)" when trying to connect to MySQL database. What could be wrong?
- (ALL). Drag-and-Drop
operations for /COM components
- (ALL). Text/Value
- (ALL). HTML Formatting
- (ALL). Extending the LoadXML/SaveXML methods
- (ALL). EBN String Format, or using the BackroundExt and BackgroundExtValue properties
- (ALL). URL Pictures/Images
- (ALL). Layout property / Decoding / Encoding / BASE64
- (ALL). DPI-Aware
- (ALL). ADO/DAO/Object-Field/Value to Variant
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