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What's New in Essential Studio for WinForms

ESSENTIAL STUDIO 2020 VOLUME 4

What's New in Essential Studio for WinForms

For Windows Forms, Volume 4 provides a simplified mode for the Ribbon control, EAN-13 and EAN-8 barcode support in the PDF library, and several other enhancements and bug fixes.

Common

.NET 5.0 support

Syncfusion Windows Forms controls now support .NET 5.0.

RibbonControlAdv

Simplified Ribbon

The RibbonControlAdv is now available in a simplified layout mode, similar to the most recent Office product. The simplified ribbon occupies less space (a single line) only with the frequently used commands. Other commands are placed under the overflow button for the best user experience.

WinForms Ribbon arrange items in simplified mode

Excel Library

Enhancements in XlsIO

The following enhancements were done in the XlsIO library.

  • An event is provided to control the data export from Excel to DataTable.
  • Long-dash line pattern is now supported in Excel charts.

Word Library

Metadata properties

Accesses metadata properties of a Word document used in the SharePoint document library.

Word-to-PDF enhancements

Word-to-PDF conversion has been enhanced in the Word Library:

  • Draw list numbers in Spanish format during Word to PDF conversion.

PDF Library

EAN-13 and EAN-8 barcodes

Render EAN-13 and EAN-8 barcodes in PDF pages and images.

EAN barcode

Read and edit JavaScript PDF actions

Read and edit JavaScript PDF actions from the PDF document.

DataGrid

Displaying tooltip on cells

Display tooltips on cells that have an empty value.

PowerPoint Library

Language for text part

Access and modify the language property of the text in a PowerPoint presentation.

PPTX-to-PDF and PPTX-to-Image enhancements

PPTX-to-PDF and PPTX-to-image conversions have been enhanced in PowerPoint Library:

  • The fallback font is used to render characters that do not have glyphs in the original font during PPTX to image conversion.
  • Draws gradient line for shapes during PPTX to PDF and image conversion.
  • Draws gradient fill with transparency for shapes during PPTX to PDF and image conversion.
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