The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart is a project planning and management tool that provides a Microsoft Project-like interface to display and manage hierarchical tasks with timeline details. Its intuitive user interface lets you visually manage tasks, resources, and task relationships in a project.
Data binds seamlessly with various local and remote data sources such as JSON, RESTful services, OData services, and WCF services.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart supports different configurable timeline views: hour, day, week, month, and year.
Create relationships among different tasks to determine the execution order using finish-to-start, start-to-finish, start-to-start, and finish-to-finish task link types.
Edit the tasks’ fields directly in their respective cells using a dialog or interactively using taskbars.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart provides built-in support for unscheduled tasks. These are tasks not scheduled with proper dates or duration at the start of the project but which can be scheduled properly at any time during project implementation based on factors such as resource availability and dependent tasks.
Data across all columns can be filtered using the menu filtering and toolbar search options.
Sort a column in either ascending or descending order by simply clicking on the header. A Ctrl + header click performs multi-sorting.
Select rows or cells by simply clicking on them. More than one row or cell can be selected by holding the Ctrl or Shift key, or programmatically. A range of cells can be selected by dragging the pointer over cells. This helps to copy the selected rows or cells in the clipboard.
Columns define the schema of a data source in Gantt chart. It supports formatting, column definitions, column chooser, column menu, column reorder, and other important features.
Visualize the list of tasks assigned to each resource in a hierarchical manner. Multiple tasks assigned to each resource can be visualized in a row when the records are in the collapsed state.
Easily export the Gantt Chart control in various file formats such as Excel, PDF, or CSV. Users can also programmatically customize the exported document.
Users can easily schedule tasks in both auto and manual mode to track their projects.
Customize the appearance and style of the taskbars using templates.
Focus on the tasks that are not visible but scheduled later along the timeline by selecting the rows in the tree grid section.
The tooltip displays task information while the mouse hovers over the task and editing actions for the taskbar and connector lines.
Highlight important days or events in a project using event markers.
Display events for a specific task that can be placed on the timeline on any given date.
Includes toolbar options for editing, searching, expanding, collapsing, and deleting selected tasks along with an option for adding a new task.
Compare the current task’s progress with the planned timeline using baselines.
Display nonworking days using holidays feature.
Allocate multiple resources like staff, equipment, and materials to each task.
Row height is a major factor when displaying records in the view port and it can be customized effortlessly based on the application’s UI requirement. The height of child taskbars and parent taskbars can be customized using the taskbarHeight property.
The context menu improves user action with Gantt Chart using a pop-up menu. It appears when a cell or header is right-clicked. In addition to built-in default menu items, it allows you to add custom context menu items.
Change the Gantt Chart size by setting the width and height properties. Horizontal and vertical scrollbars will appear when the content overflows the Gantt Chart element. For the Gantt Chart to fill its parent container, the user has to simply set the height and width to 100%.
User-friendly touch gestures and an interactive UI design in Gantt Chart help produce the best user experience. All Gantt Chart features work on touch devices with zero configuration.
The responsiveness feature allows the Gantt Chart layout to be viewed on various devices. It is also possible to hide specific columns for particular screen sizes using column-based media query support.
The Gantt Chart works well with all modern web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, and IE11. It supports IE11 with the help of poly fills.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart ensures that every cell is accessible using the keyboard. Major features like sorting, selection, and editing can be performed using keyboard commands alone; no mouse interaction required. This helps in creating highly accessible applications using this component.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart has complete WAI-ARIA accessibility support. The Gantt Chart UI includes high-contrast visual elements, helping visually impaired people have the best viewing experience. Also, the valid UI descriptions are easily accessible through assistive technologies such as screen readers.
Gantt Chart enables users from different locales to use it by formatting the date, currency, and numbering to suit local preferences. It uses the internalization (i18n) library to handle value formatting.
Users can localize all the strings used in the user interface of ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart control. It uses the localization (l10n) library to localize UI strings.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart integrates easily with any web framework:
Four built-in, SASS-based themes are available: Material, Bootstrap, Fabric, and high contrast.
Simplify theme customization either by overriding the existing SASS styling or creating custom themes using the Theme Studio application.
The ASP.NET MVC Gantt Chart works well with all modern web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, and IE11.
Developers can have full control over the UI and behavior of the Gantt Chart through its built-in, developer-friendly APIs. The simple and extensible APIs allow you to customize even the complex Gantt functionalities with ease.
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