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12th May 2004, ~ Developer Solutions, the specialist development resource,
announces the availability of Spread 7, from Farpoint Technologies Inc.

Farpoint's Spread , the world's best-selling spreadsheet component, has
released version 7 of this very successful product. Spread's trademark
features are once again prevalent in this release, together with a host of
new features and improvements to continue Spread's legacy as the
market-leader in it's field.

Use FarPoint's Spread 7 to easily incorporate advanced grid and high-level
spreadsheet features into your applications. You get unmatched flexibility
at the cell level for maximum control over the display and entry of the
data, plenty of events to respond to user changes and an impressive feature
list for everything in between; including import/export capabilities,
enhanced printing, 14 cell types, formulas, plus many more features you'd
expect from the market-leading component.

Find out how Spread can help you and your development team easily build
robust front ends to display, edit and manage data. You'll also see why
Spread is the most comprehensive grid/spreadsheet component in the ActiveX
marketplace today.

Spread has the features and power that your development teams need to
develop full-featured grid and spreadsheet applications quickly.

If you need a grid to retrieve, display, and edit your tabular or database
information, Spread can help you do it more easily.

If you need a spreadsheet to perform complex calculations and sort your
data, Spread can help you do it better.

If you need a report writer to generate complex reports and print using the
many print options, including preview, Spread can help you do it faster.

Version 7 of Spread builds on its already successful formula with a host of
new and improved features:

New Features:

Multiple sheets
Cross-sheet formula Referencing
Unicode support
Moving rows or columns allowed, with visual indication
New scientific notation cell type and number formatting
Faster, improved sorting
Enhanced Spread Designer
Customize the colours, widths, and heights of the scroll bars
Double-click the header to automatically resize the column to the widest
Scalable (percentage) printing
Fit-to-page printing
Centre page horizontally or vertically for printing
Control characters (/time and /date) in the header and footer for printing
Enhanced image type support, including .gif and .jpg
Expanded text tips (allow >1000 characters)
LoadTextFile allows up to 32,000 characters for each cell when loading a
Hide or show the focus rectangle when the cell has focus
Automatic positioning of the cursor when going into edit mode
Column labels convertible (letters to numbers and numbers to letters)
Align text and images in a button cell
Maximum column width calculations can include button cells
Refresh the bound Spread control without affecting headers
Check box cell has familiar Windows appearance
Event for scroll tips
DataLoaded event fires when all data has been loaded from the database

About FarPoint
FarPoint Technologies, Inc., a privately held company with corporate
headquarters located next to Research Triangle Park (RTP) in Morrisville,
North Carolina, is a leading developer and publisher of professional
components for Windows development. Our award-winning tools benefit the
leading corporations, software companies, and independent consultants around
the world as a cost-effective solution for building distributed
enterprise-wide applications for commercial or in-house use. From the CEO to
our newest team member, our goals are the same: to provide you with the
innovative tools and support you need to effectively compete in today's
competitive development market.

About Developer Solutions
Developer Solutions is the specialist development resource, providing
developers and businesses with advanced software technologies, an extensive
portfolio of training and consulting services and an application development
capability. For more information, visit Developer Solutions at call 01364 654222 or email

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