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What’s New in Essential Studio for UWP


What’s New in Essential Studio for UWP

Volume 4 continues to expand what’s possible in UWP projects with stacked line and 100% stacked line chart types for Charts; the ability to render polylines, polygons, and points over maps in the Maps control; and support to display column summaries as titles in the DataGrid.


Display column summary as title

This feature allows you to show a title as a column summary (table, caption, or group summary).

uwp datagrid shows caption summary for columns with caption text

Template support for summary rows

This feature allows users to show any custom view in summary rows (table, caption, and group summaries).

New options in Excel-like UI filter

This feature allows users to filter data with “Does not begin with” and “Does not end with” options in the Excel-like UI filter.


Multiple row selection

This feature allows users to select multiple rows by interacting with the check boxes in a column or within the rows. Users can also select all the rows using an intuitive check box in the header.

multiple row selected in uwp multicolumn dropdown


Stacked line and 100% stacked line charts

The new stacked line and stacked line 100 series in UWP Charts allow users to visualize the different series stacked together to show a cumulative value.

Stacked line charts

DataTable binding

This feature allows users to bind the DataTable collection to the chart series.

Word Library

Mathematical equations

Word Library now allows creating and editing mathematical equations (MathML) in Word documents (DOCX and WordML).

Mathematical equations in Word documents


Render polylines, polygons, and points from a collection of points

This feature allows users to render polyline, polygon, and point shapes on maps using a collection of points.

OpenStreetMap with polyline shape

PDF Library

PDF/A conformance

Support provided to create PDF/A conformance documents. Using this library, the following types of conformance documents can be created.

  • PDF/A-1a
  • PDF/A-2a
  • PDF/A-3a
  • PDF/A-2u
  • PDF/A-3u

PDF/A Conformance.

Validate the incrementally saved PDF digital signatures

Improved the PDF digital signature validation algorithm to identify Incremental saving attacks (ISA).

Validate incrementally saved signatures.

Remove duplicate resources when merging PDF documents

Support provided to remove duplicate PDF resources such as image and fonts when merging PDF documents.

Remove the duplicate PDF resources.

Create Long Term Validation (LTV) when signing PDF documents externally

This feature allows you to digitally sign a PDF document externally with LTV.

Create LTV.

Create ZUGFeRD 2.0 PDF document

Support provided to create ZUGFeRD 2.0 PDF documents.

ZUGFeRD version 2.0.

Excel Library


A macro is a set of programming codes that runs in the Excel environment to automate tasks. XlsIO allows you to create and edit macros in Excel worksheets using IVbaProject and save the worksheets in different formats such as XLS, XLTM, and XLSM.


Conditional formatting enhancement

Conditional formatting now allows you to highlight the following:

  • Top or bottom ranked values.

Conditional Formatting Top or Bottom Values

  • Values that are above or below average.

Conditional Formatting Above or Below Average Values

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