Volume 3 grows our WPF suite by providing a new Step ProgressBar control, adding resource support in the Scheduler, and introducing new Office 2019 themes: dark gray, white, and high contrast.
Microsoft announced the general availability of the new XAML Designer for WPF .NET Core applications and our control designer experience is enhanced with smart tags to provide quick suggestions.
New Office2019 dark gray, white, black and high contrast themes have been provided for both frameworks and Syncfusion controls.
The new Step ProgressBar control is used to show the progress of a multi-step process. Customize its appearance by changing the step shape, progress bar color, step template, and content template.
Bind any business object as the ItemsSource and control the last active item using SelectedIndex.
The shape of a step marker can be circle or square. Custom templates can also be loaded.
Supports active, inactive, and indeterminate statuses to show progress.
Visualize the progress of a multi-step process in horizontal or vertical orientation.
Customize progress bar styles, markers, and contents using templates.
This feature allows users to define resources and group appointments based on the resources associated with them in day, week, workweek, and timeline views. You can also customize the resource UI using a template and template selectors.
This feature allows dates to be disabled when the visible dates exceed the Scheduler’s minimum and maximum date range.
The Scheduler provides support to define a context menu for appointments, time slots, and month cells. It also features built-in
RoutedUICommands support for handling a context menu to add, edit, and delete appointments in the Scheduler.
Drag and drop appointments in the month view when the display mode is set to appointment.
Material light and dark, Office2019Colorful, and Office2019Black themes have been provided for the Scheduler control.
Users can edit the display text of tree nodes.
Use the Material and Office 2019 themes to adapt the TreeView to the rest of a business application.
Users can scroll the TreeView horizontally to read the content of node properly.
Modify theme-specific color values and font of themes supported in Theme Studio at the application level.
Add any form of images like path data, font icons, etc. as template to Ribbon items such as DropDownButton, SplitButton, Gallery, RibbonBar, and BackstageCommandButton.
Previously, the backstage items could only be placed at the top of the backstage. Now, support has been provided to arrange the backstage items either at the top or bottom.
Business process model and notation (BPMN) is a standard way to represent business processes graphically. You can create a BPMN diagram from code or the visual interface with the built-in BPMN shapes described by the BPMN 2.0 specification.
Create mind map diagrams with a built-in, automatic layout algorithm, which allows you to define which node should be at the center and which nodes should be placed around the center node in the diagram surface automatically.
Render Pdf417Barcode in PDF pages and images.
Convert existing PDF documents to PDF A2B, A3B conformance.
Sign PDF documents externally using PDF document hash.
Find empty PDF pages in existing PDF documents.
Import and export annotations in JSON format.
Excel-to-PDF conversion has been enhanced:
Access and modify the paper source settings in a Word document with the FirstPageTray and OtherPagesTray APIs.
Preserve shapes in RTF-to-DOCX conversion and vice versa.
Word-to-PDF conversion has been enhanced in Word Library:
PPTX-to-PDF conversion in PowerPoint Library has been enhanced:
You can now stop the auto generation of properties and configure each property manually. You can also configure properties directly in XAML instead of attributes or events.
Property description panel height can be programmatically set. Auto size, relative size, and absolute size are supported.
Users can wrap the text in combo box columns.
Rotate the scale labels based on angle.
Use the following events when the user drags the pointer:
Support has been provided to add major and minor ticks in the Range Slider.
Support has been provided for customizing active and inactive ranges.
Open and save a document in Word template format (DOT and DOTX).
Users can track the changes made in annotations, like add, move, resize, and delete.
You can now scroll items in the Carousel control using horizontal or vertical scroll bars.
Options to show or hide minimize and maximize buttons in ChromelessWindow.
Button controls (ButtonAdv, SplitButtonAdv, DropDownButtonAdv) add support to customize icons using templates. Now, path data, font icons, images, or any UI can be loaded as icons.
Support has been provided for including a clear button in tokens.
You can now choose transparent color by clicking a ‘No Color’ button.
You can now use SolidColorBrush directly instead of converting from Color to SolidColorBrush. The SelectedBrushChanged event will send notification when color is selected.
When in edit mode, suggests matching nodes based on the path entered in the editor like the Windows Explorer.