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Road Map for Essential Studio for WPF

Road Map for Essential Studio for WPF



  • An improvement to the display rendering quality of the DataGrid when using UseDrawing mode.
  • An improvement that allows users to format columns based on the DisplayFormatString attribute of the Entity Framework models.

Displaying group caption text with group caption summary

This feature allows users to show the group caption text with the group caption summary of the columns.

Auto generating custom type property

This feature allows users to autogenerate the custom type properties alone as a single column without autogenerating all the inner properties as separate columns.

Essential DocIO

Word-to-PDF enhancements

  • An enhancement that allows users to preserve tracked changes from a Word document in the converted PDF.
  • An enhancement that allows users to hyphenate text automatically while converting a Word document to PDF.

Update Auto-Number field

This feature allows users to update the Auto-Number field in a Word document.


UI container

This feature allows users to add UI elements to rich text box content.

Essential PDF

Open Type Font support

  • This feature allows users to draw text with OTF in the PDF document.

Essential Presentation

Draw connector between shapes

This feature supports creating, editing, and removing connectors in the PowerPoint shapes.

PDF Viewer

Organize pages

This feature supports rotating, reordering, and deleting PDF file pages.

PDF redaction

This feature supports redacting PDF page content interactively.


Series selection support

This feature allows users to highlight the entire series by touching anywhere on the series.

Custom axis

This feature allows users to add an axis to the chart without mapping it to any series. It is typically used to duplicate the Y axis and display it on the opposite side of the Y axis. The axis can always be kept in the UI even though the respective series is removed or added at runtime.

Straight line support in data marker connector

This feature allows users to change the connector of a data marker to a horizontal line in circular charts. At present, the connector line of a data marker is rendered based on the angle of the respective segment.

Plot range column chart type with single Y value

A typical range column chart requires two values, such as high and low, but this feature allows users to plot the range column chart with a single Y value. This is possible when the Y value is considered as the delta value for a range column chart when the segments are arranged at the center of the chart area.

Multiple circle doughnut chart

This feature provides users an option in doughnut charts to render their data with multiple circles instead of separate arc segments in a single circle.

Group small data points into “Others” category in pie and doughnut series

Pie and doughnut charts with too many small slices look cluttered. To overcome this, an option is provided to merge the small slices into a single slice based on a threshold value.

Dashes support

This feature provides dashes in polar and radar series when they are rendered as lines.


DataTemplateSelector support for card template

This feature allows users to customize data template of cards based on DataTemplateSelector.


Mind map enhancements

  • An enhancement that allows users to create mind maps with new automatic layout.
  • An enhancement that allows users to interactively create or edit mind maps easily with enhanced events.
  • An enhancement that allows users to apply styles to mind maps based on levels.


A feature that provides eye drop support to pick the required color in RGB, HSV, and classic HSV mode.

Report Viewer

Report Localization

This feature supports the use of language property of the report items.

Multi Column Report

This feature renders a single page into multiple columns.

DISCLAIMER: Syncfusion’s products are always changing. Syncfusion makes no representations or warranties of any kind that these features will be in this release or any future release of any Syncfusion product. Features and release builds can change without notice at the sole discretion of Syncfusion. The information provided on this page is only for the purpose of outlining intentions and ideas for future releases. In no way is the roadmap a guarantee, promise, or offer to provide any product or service. Moreover, the material provided is informational in nature and should not be relied on, in any manner, for the purposes of making any business decision.

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