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What's New in Essential Studio for WinForms


What's New in Essential Studio for WinForms

Our WinForms tools get a boost with support for importing HTML tables into Excel worksheets, exporting Excel data to JOSN format, and support for mathematical equations in Word-to-PDF conversions.


.NET 5 Preview Support

Recently, Microsoft announced the release of .NET 5 Preview 3 in Build Conference. We are glad to announce that Syncfusion WinForms controls support .NET 5 Preview with this release.

Word Library

SEQ fields

Word Library now allows updating SEQ (sequence) fields in a Word document.

Update a SEQ field in Word document

Track changes enhancements

Word Library now provides the following features in tracked changes preservation:

  • Move-to and move-from revisions are preserved in Word documents (DOCX and WordML).
  • Move-to and move-from revisions can be accepted and rejected.
  • Style and section property tracked changes are preserved in Word documents.
  • All tracked revisions in a Word document can be accessed through an API.

Track changes enhancements

FirstColumn and LastColumn in bookmarks

Word Library now provides FirstColumn and LastColumn APIs to define the column range for bookmarks inside tables in Word documents.

Mathematical equations in Word-to-PDF conversion

Word Library now preserves mathematical equations (MathML) when converting Word documents (DOCX and WordML) to PDF.

Mathematical equations in Word-to-PDF conversion

Office 2007 Form

This feature allows you to retain the height of the title bar from its normal state. It also allows you to retain the MDI form’s title bar customization when maximizing the MDI form.

PDF Library

Redact annotation

Mark the words or areas to be redacted with the Redact Annotation. Redact_PDF_ocument

Cloud style annotation

Create a shape annotation with the cloud style. Cloud_style_annotation

PowerPoint Library

Extract OLE object

PowerPoint Library now allows extracting embedded OLE objects from a PowerPoint presentation.

Extract OLE object from a PowerPoint presentation

Smith Chart

Clipboard support

This feature allows users to copy the Smith chart to the clipboard.

Image export support

This feature allows users to export the Smith chart to various image formats such as bmp, jpg, jpeg, gif, tiff, wmf, emf, and png.

Visual Studio Extensions

.NET 5.0 support

Extensions in Syncfusion WinForms Visual Studio include .NET 5.0 support for project template, item template, and reference manager.

Windows Form Project Template

Excel Library

Import HTML tables into Excel worksheet

Essential XlsIO supports importing HTML tables into Excel worksheets. The ImportHtmlTable method loads an HTML file with the following features:  

  • Imports HTML tables
  • Imports tables with formatting 

HTML to Excel

Export Excel data to JSON files

Essential XlsIO supports converting Excel data to JSON files by simply saving the workbook using the SaveAsJson method. This support includes the features to save,  

  • a workbook as a simple JSON file or a JSON file with XML schema
  • a workbook to JSON
  • a worksheet to JSON
  • a range to JSON
  • a stream with the above features

Excel to JSON

Export Excel notes to PDF

Essential XlsIO provides support to export Excel notes to a PDF document that will be displayed similar to the worksheet cells or at the end of the worksheet.

Excel to JSON

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