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Road Map for Essential Studio for WinForms

Road Map for Essential Studio for WinForms

New theme for Windows Forms controls.


As a continuation of the Office 2019 Colorful theme, we are planning to introduce the High Contrast theme for all our WinForms controls.


Data binding support

Extensive data binding support to populate the TreeView control from data table, object relational, self-referencing, and XML objects directly.


Option to automatically choose images for ribbon items based on DPI scaling

Allows end user to define multiple images for ribbon items, as they can be chosen and applied based on DPI scaling in their application. It helps users get the best image quality across all DPI scaling settings.

PDF Viewer

RTL (Right-to-Left)

This feature changes the flow direction in the UI to right-to-left based on the set culture of the device.


This feature allows users to pan a PDF document using mouse and touch interactions.


Token support

Allows users to enter the text input as a set of tokens in multi-selection mode. It also provides easy access to remove the text input.



Allows users to sort either a complete or partial range of cells in a single column either in ascending or descending order, similar to Microsoft Excel.


End users can filter values in a single column based on checked and unchecked values, similar to Microsoft Excel.

Insert copied rows and columns

End users can insert the copied rows and columns at particular position of a worksheet, similar to Microsoft Excel.

AutoSum options

Provision to detect a range of selected cells automatically and perform Sum, Average, Min, Max, and Count aggregate operations, similar to Microsoft Excel.

Clear options

Allows users to clear the content, format, comments, and hyperlink in a particular cell or range of cells, similar to Microsoft Excel.


Value sorting

Allows users to sort cells either in a single column or multiple columns in ascending or descending order.

Docking Manager

Interactive creation of document tab

Support to create document tab groups through user interaction.

Close tab item using middle mouse button click

Close a tab by clicking it with the middle mouse button.

Spell Checker

Add words to custom dictionary

Support to add custom words to the custom dictionary file.

Radial Gauge

Appearance customization

Support to customize needle image, label formatting, and tooltip with new frame types.

PDF Library

This feature allows users to set or change PDF annotation review status and comment.

This feature allows users to generate trailer ID in the creation and manipulation of PDF file.

This feature allows users to create a 2.0 version of PDF.

This feature allows users to track the saving progress of an existing PDF file.

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