New Bootstrap v5.0 theme for all JS 2 components
We will add a new Bootstrap v5.0 theme support to all the Essential JS 2 components in the 2021 Volume 3 release. This theme has been developed based on the official Bootstrap v5 standard to handle styles, fonts, and icons. The form component’s float label and the appearance of the Accordion component were also updated.
The new Breadcrumb component is a graphical user interface that identifies or highlights the current location within the hierarchical structure of a website. It covers all the required features that work in real-time cases:
- Breadcrumb with overflow
- Bind to location
- Active last Breadcrumb
- Template and customization
GraphQL adaptor in data manager
This feature will allow users to fetch data and perform actions like CRUD, filtering, and sorting using the GraphQL APIs of the Data Manager. So, the Essential JS 2 components that support Data Manager will have an option to perform data manipulation through the GraphQL adaptor.
The DataGrid will deliver these useful features in the Essential JS 2 2021 Volume 3 release.
You can fix the header position when scrolling the document to visualize the DataGrid content along with the column header.
Infinite scroll with keyboard navigation
You can enjoy the keyboard accessibility support for infinite scrolling up and down using the shortcut (up and down arrow) keys.
Pivot Table measures
In relational data sources, place measures at different positions in the row or column axis through code or user interaction via the grouping bar and field list.
The Word Processor will have these exciting new features in the Essential JS 2 2021 Volume 3 release.
Preserve table position
This feature will enable you to preserve tables with their position properties when viewing a Word document.
You can enable or disable the following pagination properties for the paragraphs in a Word document:
- Widow/Orphan control
- Keep with next
- Keep lines together
Text measuring improvement
There will be an improvement in the accuracy of text size measurements such as to match the Microsoft Word pagination for most Word documents.
Server-side library enhancements
The server-side library will support the following features:
- Option to directly convert DocIO’s Word Document to SFDT and vice-versa.
- SFDT-to-Word conversion in Java server-side library.
- New spell checker library for Java.
Custom template in Dropdown Tree
This feature will allow users to visualize a custom template instead of the selected item text in the Dropdown Tree.
Responsive Gantt Chart
The Gantt Chart’s responsiveness will be based on the client browser’s or parent container’s width and height.
Enter key customization in Rich Text Editor
This feature will allow us to customize the tags appended when Enter or Shift + Enter keys are pressed using the enterKey and shiftEnterKey properties, respectively, in the Rich Text Editor.
Chart with fixed column width
From the Essential JS 2 2021 Volume 3 release onward, you can set a fixed column width size in rectangular chart types like bar, range column, and column.
Query Builder UI supports complex data binding
You can create subfields for columns in the Query Builder UI by specifying either a complex data source or nested columns. It will also render a dropdown tree for the field option to select nested columns.
You can see considerable performance enhancements in the PDF Viewer while zooming page content. Also, you can customize the signature dialog to show any kind of signature action like draw, type, and image.
The Scheduler will support these features in the Essential JS 2 2021 Volume 3 release.
Header indent template
This feature will provide a template option to indent the header cells.
Custom sort comparer
Users can customize the default sort action for overlapping appointments by writing their sorting logic.
We will include these essential features in the Spreadsheet control.
Easily fill or copy a series or pattern of values and formats into the adjacent cells in any direction.
Password protection for worksheets
This feature will allow you to protect a worksheet by encrypting it with a password.
Formula values in data validation input
You can provide formula values in data validation input while applying data validation in a spreadsheet.
Custom number formatting
Easily customize the display format of numbers, dates, times, percentages, and currency values.
Utility function in Toast
You can show a simple Toast in any place using the utility function.
Freeze columns in Tree Grid
Freeze columns in the Tree Grid on the left, right, or both sides.
Thanks for reading! I hope you are looking forward to the exciting and user-friendly new features that will be available in our upcoming Essential JS 2 2021 Volume 3 release. Stay tuned to our official Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn pages for announcements about the release.
If you want us to add any other feature or control to our Essential JS 2 platform, please let us know in the comment section below. You can also contact us through our support forums, Direct-Trac, or feedback portal. We are always happy to assist you!