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    In the Series: "Does it run on the Desktop?" we now present you the newest question related to running web components on the desktop:

    V11 Feature Packs > Calendar Control in a Dialog Component (priced at $149)

    Does it run on the desktop (working preview mode) ?

    It runs in a dialog, and I have seen Selwyn declare somewhere on this forum that the "new dialog" component WOULD run on the desktop. However, I am still not sure whether this automatically includes all feature packs that run in a dialog, especially the above mentioned one.

    So, who has any experience in running this feature on the desktop, or, maybe, somebody from Alpha Customer Service (or even the Man himself) could shed some light on this?

    Seems a great addition to existing features.

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    Re: Does it....

    I don't use the Calendar control but have incorporated an xdialog calendar into one of my programs. There is a demo video at This is a modified version based on a script created in the learning xbasic book
    Mark Pearson
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      Re: Does it....

      Originally posted by Clunes View Post
      I don't use the Calendar control but have incorporated an xdialog calendar into one of my programs. There is a demo video at This is a modified version based on a script created in the learning xbasic book
      Hi Mark, thank you for responding. I know that, I have done some extensive reading on this forum with regards to the use of calendars, and have found numerous examples. That however was not the question. I did not find any examples that could live up towards nowadays customer expectations and most of them incorporate "old technology" which does look like back in the old days of win 3.1. That is not what I am looking for. Personally, I have already integrated Google Calendar into my application and as wonderful as that looks, you are still embedding third party solutions and when Google takes that functionality offline you will end up with a gap in your application, so that (as well as it may work) is not what I am finally looking for either. Other solutions I have found do not offer the right license constructions for off shelve software or just under those circumstances come in way too expensive.

      Alpha's dialog feature seems to do a fairly decent job having seen the videos and can be modified to your wishes. So this seems to be a great starting point. When it works on the desktop environment at all, and when the solution (once developed) will run on the runtime. Both are quite questionable for me at this moment....