New 3D Charts and Stepper components, simultaneous document editing in Word Processor, and built-in UML shapes in Diagram are included in the 2023 Volume 4 release to level up your ASP.NET MVC projects.
The ASP.NET MVC 3D Chart control provides a graphical representation of data in three dimensions, showcasing relationships and trends among variables. Unlike traditional 2D charts, 3D charts add depth to the visualization, allowing for a better understanding of data patterns.
The ASP.NET MVC Stepper control enables users to navigate through a series of steps or stages in a process within a web application. Steppers display a list of steps with the current step highlighted, and allow users to move between steps.
AutoComplete now supports virtual scrolling in combination with grouped data, allowing users to navigate large lists of grouped options efficiently without the need to load all the items at once.
This feature allows users to apply different colors to value and target bars in the bullet chart.
Users can now apply steps to the line from the left, center, and right of each data point in a step series.
This feature allows users to align the axis title to the near, far, and center of the chart area.
This feature allows users to position the tooltip at a fixed location within the chart.
Circular Gauge elements such as the axis line, ranges, pointers, and annotations can be animated one by one to create a smooth appearance when rendered initially.
ComboBox now supports virtual scrolling in combination with grouped data, allowing users to navigate large lists of grouped options efficiently without the need to load all the items at once.
Users can add UML class shapes to the symbol palette, making it easy to drag and drop UML class shapes onto the canvas and create UML class diagrams.
A ruler provides greater control over the layout and formatting of documents, making it easier than ever to create professional-looking results. The ruler is available in horizontal and vertical orientations. You can show or hide it, and it automatically adjusts to the zoom level of your document.
Take control of your document formatting with our new tab stop. With tab stops, you can:
Allows multiple users to work on the same document simultaneously. This can be done in real-time, so that collaborators can see the changes as they are made. Collaborative editing can be a great way to improve efficiency, as it allows team members to work together on a document without having to wait for others to finish their changes.
Dropdown List now supports virtual scrolling in combination with grouped data, allowing users to navigate large lists of grouped options efficiently without the need to load all the items at once.
The Excel Library (XlsIO) now supports grouping date and time fields in pivot tables. Users can group pivot data based on the following categories:
The Excel Library now allows the configuration of fallback fonts for Unicode text during the conversion of Excel files to PDF or image files. These fallback fonts come into play when the rendering engine encounters Unicode text that lacks a corresponding glyph in the specified fonts.
Users can configure fallback fonts in the following ways:
The Excel Library now supports creating and parsing the following Excel functions:
This feature allows users to load project tasks with longer timelines to the Gantt Chart. It renders only the timeline cells in the current viewport, while other timeline cells are rendered dynamically on horizontal scrolling. Find the demo link here.
Users can reorder tasks by simply dragging and dropping the taskbar element in Gantt Chart rows. Find the demo link here.
Column validation allows users to check data validity and display error messages for any invalid fields before data is saved. Custom validation rules and messages can also be configured.
The following compatibility features were added for PDF exporting, enhancing comprehensive reporting, customization options, and data integrity:
This feature enables users to load the checkbox list data on demand in Excel and checkbox filter dialogs. It provides a mechanism to load the next set of data dynamically when working with large datasets in the grid and perform an interactive action in the checkbox list data.
Adaptive view layout improvements have been introduced. In addition to filtering, sorting, searching, and CRUD functionalities, the menus and popups for the following features now adjust their layouts based on the screen size of mobile devices.
The grid offers the flexibility to save its data as a blob, memory stream, or file stream during the export process. This allows easy manipulation or merging of multiple blobs, memory streams, or file streams before downloading the file in Excel or PDF format.
Display the page size dropdown within the adaptive view layout of the pager, adjusting to the screen size of mobile devices.
This feature allows the customization of the content displayed when there are no records to show in the grid. Users can add their own content or incorporate HTML elements using the template option. This empty record content is presented when binding empty data to the grid or when an action within the grid results in no records to display.
The straightening feature in an image editor control empowers users to effortlessly align and correct the orientation of images, refining their overall presentation. This tool ensures a polished and visually appealing output, enhancing the quality and impact of the final composition.
In the Linear Gauge axis, a text pointer can be displayed to indicate the axis value. The value can also be changed by dragging and dropping. Additionally, the text pointer can be animated.
Linear Gauge elements such as the axis line, ranges, and pointers can be animated one by one to create a smooth appearance when rendered initially.
This feature allows users to retrieve data from remote services for the current viewport alone. The remaining data can be retrieved on-demand when scrolling, improving the performance and usability of the ListView component.
Users can draw and display polygon shapes over the main layer of the Maps component using the appropriate data source.
Split PDF documents without sacrificing the integrity of accessibility tags. Accessibility is crucial for users relying on screen readers and other assistive technologies.
Improved document operations to reduce file sizes. By removing unused elements and identifying identical resources, experience heightened efficiency in both PDF merging and splitting.
Now, effortlessly access certificates from the Document Security Store (DSS) and retrieve CRL lists for enhanced validation during signature verification. Elevate your document security with these streamlined features.
In the HTML to PDF conversion, better error handling with proper exceptions on failure. Additionally, updated BlinkBinaries to the latest version 117.0.5938.150, addressing vulnerabilities and ensuring a more secure conversion process.
Keyboard-based navigation options enhance the user experience, allowing individuals to navigate through the PDF Viewer using keyboard shortcuts instead of relying solely on mouse or touch inputs. For example, users can now swiftly navigate among different sections of the PDF Viewer, access features, and perform actions seamlessly using designated keyboard commands, thereby streamlining their workflow and making the interaction more efficient.
Users can customize and adjust the primary toolbar according to their preferences. This functionality enables individuals to customize the layout, arrangement, and visibility of tools within the main toolbar, ensuring that the interface aligns with their specific needs and work style.
The Scheduler allows the customization of icons, text, and tooltips of the toolbar items directly. Find the demo link here.
This feature allows the customization of the maximum number of concurrent events to be displayed in the scheduler. Find the demo link here.
The Spreadsheet now displays a confirmation dialog before opening an Excel file that contains an external workbook reference.
The following is a list of new formulas that have been added to the Spreadsheet in addition to the existing ones. They are LOOKUP, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, SQRT, RSQ, ROUNDDOWN, EOMONTH, and NOT.
This feature enables users to export the tree grid to PDF and Excel files with aggregate cell values included in the footer for the specified columns. Find the demo link here.
The .NET Word Library allows you to create mathematical equations by specifying a LaTeX string in a Word document. With this feature, you can easily add an equation created using a LaTeX editor into a Word document.
The .NET Word Library now allows the configuration of fallback fonts for Unicode text during the conversion of Word files to PDF or image files. These fallback fonts come into play when the rendering engine encounters Unicode text that lacks a corresponding glyph in the specified fonts.
Users can configure fallback fonts in the following ways: