SftMask/OCX 7.0 Support

We are currently shipping SftMask/OCX 7.04.

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Windows 10
Windows 8
SftMask/OCX 7.04 is required for Windows 10 support.
SftMask/OCX 7.03 is required for Windows 8.1 support.
SftMask/OCX 7.01 is required for Windows 8 support. Older versions, such as SftMask/OCX 7.00 or 6.5, will not work on Windows 8.
Visual Studio SftMask/OCX 7.04 is required for Visual Studio 2015 support.
SftMask/OCX 7.03 is required for Visual Studio 2013 support.
SftMask/OCX 7.01 is required for Visual Studio 2012 support.
SftMask/OCX 7.00 is required for Visual Studio 2010 support.

SftMask/OCX 7.0 Updates

Version 7.04:

  • Windows 10 and VS 2015 support.
  • On multi-monitor setups, the popup menu would not appear on non-primary monitors that are located to the left of the primary monitor.

Version 7.03:

  • Windows 8.1 and VS 2013 support.
  • Using the "(" mask character to display negative numbers with parentheses always showed a "-" instead.
  • Using a file mask, a crash could occur if the DefaultDirectory property was empty.

Version 7.02:

  • When using $D $T with a drop down calendar, the default time was incorrectly set - it is now set to the current, local time.
  • Under certain circumstances, the Quick Setup tab on the property pages was blank.

Version 7.01:

  • Windows 8 support.
  • Visual Studio 2012 support.
  • When clicking outside of the calendar window, the new date would not be saved. Pressing Return or clicking the drop down button would save the new date correctly.

Version 7.00:

  • 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 7.05:

  • 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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