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New Version 4!
New features include code collapsing and Visual Studio .NET support and examples. Download and try out a complete evaluation copy.

MFC developers:
SourceView MFC library also available. Click here for more information.


SourceView ActiveX Control
Includes single developer license, 12 months of technical support, and all minor version updates. $399.00 ($699.00 with source)

The SourceView control includes a 30-day money back guarantee.

Syntax Highlighting ActiveX Edit Control

The industry standard since 1997.

Add a colorful syntax highlighting text editor to your applications with the SourceView ActiveX control. The SourceView control can be easily customized for just about any syntax. Examples are provided for C/C++/Java, HTML, and BASIC.

Advanced Features:

  • Code Collapsing
  • Embedded script support.
  • Line wrap.
  • Proportional font support.

More Features:

  • DBCS (double byte character set) support.
  • Color and bold/italic highlighting.
  • Supports multiple views of a single text document.
  • Splitter panes.
  • Row/column-based insert, delete, and copy methods for precise text manipulation.
  • Undo/redo.
  • Text drag and drop.
  • Search and replace.
  • Bookmarks.
  • UNICODE support.
  • Supports extra per-line data for breakpoints and other information.
  • Easily customized for just about any language syntax. Coloring of most common languages can be enabled through setting control properties. Hooks are provided for plugging in custom parsing implementations.
  • Flexible event handling.
  • Variable tab size and spaces-for-tabs option.
  • Optional fixed or scrolling left margin.
  • Customizable display characteristics. Users can easily add margin markers and other display elements.
  • No runtime DLLs required.
  • Royalty-free redistribution with applications.
  • Source code available.