SftBox/OCX 5.0 Support

The current release is SftBox/OCX 5.06.

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Windows & Visual Studio

At least SftBox/OCX 5.06 is required for Windows 10 support.
At least SftBox/OCX 5.05 is required for Windows 8.1 support.
At least SftBox/OCX 5.02 is required for Windows 8 support - 5.03 is recommended. Older versions, such as SftBox/OCX 5.01, will not work on Windows 8.
At least SftBox/OCX 4.54 or 5.00 is required for Windows 7 support. Older versions, such as SftBox/OCX 4.53, will not work on Windows 7.
SftBox/OCX 5.06 is required for Visual Studio 2015 support.
SftBox/OCX 5.04 is required for Visual Studio 2013 support.
SftBox/OCX 5.03 is required for Visual Studio 2012 support.
SftBox/OCX 5.00 is required for Visual Studio 2010 support.

SftBox/OCX 5.0 Updates

Version 5.06:

  • Windows 10 support.
  • Visual Studio 2015 support.

Version 5.05:

  • Windows 8.1 support.

Version 5.04:

  • When using the character search mode (see CharSearchMode property), the edit portion wouldn't reflect selection changes.
  • Visual Studio 2013 support.

Version 5.03:

  • Additional installation-related Windows 8 support.
  • Visual Studio 2012 support.
  • The NETImageObject property now also works correctly with .NET 4 and above.

Version 5.02:

  • Windows 8 support.

Version 5.01:

  • VS2010: When viewing an HTML page with SftBox/OCX in design mode, an exception occurs.
  • KeyDown/KeyPress/KeyUp events could fire twice for each key pressed.
  • Erroneous unregistration error messages during product installation (for x64 product components).

Version 5.00:

  • Initial product release.

Scheduled Product Updates

The following changes have been implemented and are currently available via hotfix (above) and will be available in the next version.

Version 5.07:

  • None.

In The Works

We are working on the following items, which will be available soon (within a few days to a month).

  • None.

*) Research Only indicates that these items are currently being reviewed to determine an appropriate course of action. No commitment has been made to offer/implement such new features.


Hotfixes correct problems in the current version of a product and are made available to correct specific problems.

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