Includes pre-built, strong-named assemblies are provided (suitable for installing to the Global Assembly Cache), including merge-modules for easier deployment.
Note that the Shell Control Pack ActiveX version 2 does not require the Microsoft® .NET™ framework at design-time or run-time.
Thumbnail View in PTxShList control
Thumbnail view shows mini-document previews in the PTxShList control itself.
Ole Drag-and-Drop Events
New events support drag-drop operations:
The new PTxDataObject
class makes accessing drag/drop data easier.
Windows XP Theme Support
High-Color Toolbar Images
All the Shell Control Pack ActiveX installations now include these excellent high-color toolbar images from GlyFx
Please note that the preview image is not actual size, and has been highly compressed.
Shell Menu Customization
Shell menus can be easily modified with the PTxContextMenu
event and OnAfterShellMenuSelection
Merging Custom Items
Non-shell items can be merged into the lists for the PTxShList
Custom items can have context menus, and participate in drag-and-drop actions.
OnBeforeCheck / OnAfterCheck Events
New events make it even easier to produce checkbox-based interfaces in the PTxShList
New Example Projects
All the example projects are new, and are available in Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic .NET and C# versions.
Windows Installer Merge Modules
Windows Installer Merge Modules are included for easier deployment.
The scpax-v2.msm module contains the ActiveX control.
The scpax-v2-dotnet.msm installs strong-named .NET assemblies, which are only necessary if you use the .NET framework.
New Information Properties for Items
See the full list of changes here.