TagCloud is a VCL implementation of a well known "tag cloud" navigation element, that is widely used in an internet environment. It has all the common features for easy presentation of the list of data to the user, that you can expect from this kind of visual representation.
TagCloud for VCL is designed for all Delphi versions from 7 to XE7. So if you want to give the users of your desktop applications the same features of navigation, that are familiar from the web environment, try this component.
Data visualization in a tag cloud can be really useful in any information system, from a simple databases, over the information management, after the complex knowledge bases.
Tag cloud navigational features are applicable to a various kinds of sidebar panels, and of course, it can be used to extend the search functionality of your applications.
A brief overview of the component features:
Font size and / or the color scaling (custom color levels)
Support for both linear and logarithmic scale
Settings for alignment and spacing between tags
Tag under cursor can have its own style
Drawing over the Aero Glass effect on the parent controls
Mouse hover and mouse click events for tags
Easy tag items definition, both in design-time and run-time
Loading and saving the tags, by supporting the CSV files, TStrings and an array structure
Manual sorting, or an automatic sorting when loading the tags