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Road Map for Essential Studio for Xamarin.Forms

Road Map for Essential Studio for Xamarin.Forms

Chart

New chart type support

The following new chart types are planned for Xamarin.Forms:

  • ErrorBar series
  • BoxAndWhisker series

DataGrid

Cell selection

This feature allows you to select a cell or multiple cells. Also, you can select an entire column by just tapping a column header.

PDF Viewer

Asynchronous PDF loading and cancellation

This feature allows users to load PDF files asynchronously and cancel the loading operation while it is in progress.

Customize the position of handwritten signatures

This feature allows users to customize the position of handwritten signatures when the “Done” button on the built-in signature pad is tapped.

Disable annotation interaction

This feature allows users to disable selecting, moving, and resizing annotations.

Tiled rendering in Android

This feature allows users to render the PDF pages using the tiled layer approach in Android to reduce memory consumption.

Enable or disable built-in toolbar dynamically

This feature allows users to enable or disable the built-in toolbar dynamically at run time.

Tabbed View

Tab width based on text size

This feature renders the tab headers based on the header text size provided for each tab.

UI virtualization

This feature allows users to render the virtualized tab content, thus improving the loading performance.

Avatar View

Xamarin.Forms WPF support

This feature allows users to use the Avatar View control in the Xamarin.Forms WPF platform.

Chat

Image message

This feature allows you to show an image in incoming and outgoing messages.

Load messages on demand

This feature allows users to load more messages on demand by tapping the interactive UI that will be shown when the maximum scrolling offset is reached.

Card message

This feature allows users to show a card in a message containing an image, one or more buttons, and text (title, subtitle, and description) to tie the card from popular bot frameworks with the chat control.

Maps

Marker virtualization

This feature allows users to virtualize a large number of markers when zooming and panning the maps.

Animation for imagery layer map

This feature provides an animation effect when zooming the maps to the next level and panning them.

RichTextEditor

Placeholder customization

This feature allows users to customize the placeholder content using different formatting styles.

This feature allows users to browse hyperlinks in the read-only mode.

Default font color and size

This feature allows users to change the default font color and font size of the RichTextEditor.

Excel Library

Excel to PDF enhancements

The following enhancements are being made in Excel-to-PDF conversion:

  • Convert Excel charts with images and shapes into PDF/Image.
  • Convert data bars and color scales of conditional formats into PDF.
  • Convert RTF in Excel header/footer into PDF.
  • Convert page numbers with page count in Excel header/footer into PDF.

Word Library

Table of contents

This feature allows users to update the table of contents in a Word document.

Security

This feature allows users to encrypt a Word document with a valid password. It also allows users to open an encrypted Word document with a valid password.

SEQ field

This feature allows users to update a SEQ field in a Word document.

FirstColumn and LastColumn in bookmarks

This feature allows users to define the column ranges for bookmarks in a table in a Word document.

Mathematical equations in Word-to-PDF conversion

This feature allows users to preserve mathematical equations (MathML) when converting Word documents (DOCX and WordML) to PDF.

PDF Library

Cloud annotation

This feature allows users to set a cloud-style border to PDF annotations.

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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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