Syncfusion controls for WinRT include several user-friendly additions for the Map and OLAP controls, and an innovative Ribbon control makes it easy to create custom applications for touchscreen devices. New saved line markers in the Edit control are available as well to help keep track of code changes.
The Ribbon control contains familiar UI components, including tabs, buttons, menus, and drop-down features, all optimized for building touch-based ribbon layouts in applications. The ability to embed a gallery control within the ribbon allows for the implementation of themes, while the backstage provides further visual customization. Similarities to the Windows UI make it easy to adapt for WinRT users.
New built-in shapes have been added to the Diagram control for WinRT, giving users the ability to quickly build diagrams without having to draw node shapes individually.
An overview control has been added to the Diagram control for WinRT, giving users a way to easily zoom in and pan a diagram. It provides a small view of the entire diagram and a resizable box that defines the view in the diagram page.
A command manager has been implemented to give users the ability to create their own keyboard shortcuts to interact with a diagram.
Connectors in the diagram page now link to the edges of diagram shapes.
Nine new styles have been added to the sfDataGrid control to allow users to easily customize the appearance of the grid. They are:
Bing and OSM services can be used to import map images. These images can be combined with a user-created map control to enhance visualization or reduce asset creation.
The map tool now allows users to zoom in and focus on selections.
The color of a component can be selected by opening a full, separate page.
Support for customizing start and end angles in pie and donut charts.