Volume 4 expands our WPF tools with a new Badge control, production-ready Scheduler and StepProgressBar controls, a new Office 2019 high-contrast white theme, and a new ribbon and improved stencils for Diagram.
Syncfusion WPF controls now support .NET 5.0.
The following controls have been developed to meet industrial standards and now marked as production-ready controls for WPF:
A new office2019 high contrast white theme support has been provided for both framework and Syncfusion controls.
The system theme has been updated to generate both framework and Syncfusion controls from ThemeStudio.
The new WPF Badge control is used to notify users of messages via a simple, elegant badge view. The Badge control will be loaded with predefined shapes and contextual color variants. It can be easily integrated with other controls like Button, Ribbon, and Listview.
Load appointments on demand for the visible date range with the loading indicator. Loading appointments on demand improves loading performance ranging multiple years.
The Scheduler alerts you with reminders at specified time periods before an appointment’s start time.
View timeline day, timeline week, timeline workweek, and timeline month views without dynamically switching among day, week, workweek, and month views on the timeline.
Merge adjacent special time regions and show them as a single region instead of showing them separately for each day in week and workweek views.
Get the appointment occurrence of a specific date from the pattern of appointments and get the pattern of appointments from a specific appointment occurrence.
Appointment background, foreground, and dragging time indicator colors can be customized based on the theme.
The new Diagram Ribbon component is a predefined, fully customizable, and ready-to-use ribbon control that provides the UI for the most common features and settings of the Diagram control and its elements. These features and settings include saving and loading diagrams, printing and exporting to an image, formatting text within diagram shapes, customizing the appearance of diagram shapes, and more.
The following enhancements have been made to the stencil feature:
Users can opt for compact and expanded mode displays of the drawer menu.
Users can populate the drawer using Items and ItemsSource collections.
Supports hierarchical display of items in the drawer.
Users can now populate the drawer menu with predefined item types such as Tab, Button, Header, and Separator.
The Ribbon control provides application menu support that contains standard commands based on the Windows Explorer. The menu appears when a user clicks the file or backstage button.
Previously, the BackStage opened and closed only when the ribbon was placed within the RibbonWindow. Now, it opens or closes within any window or placement target specified by the users. BackStage also opens under the Ribbon tab or occupies the window or placement target’s entire client area.
Previously, the BackStage opened and closed with scale transition only. Now, provided different types of animations such as fade, scale, and zoom and support to customize the animation duration.
Select a person from the suggestions shown automatically by typing the @ symbol, followed by their name.
Secondary content support has been provided for the step progress bar.
The following enhancements were done in the XlsIO library.
Accesses metadata properties of a Word document used in the SharePoint document library.
Word-to-PDF conversion has been enhanced in the Word Library:
Render EAN-13 and EAN-8 barcodes in PDF pages and images.
Access and modify the language property of the text in a PowerPoint presentation.
PPTX-to-PDF and PPTX-to-image conversions have been enhanced in PowerPoint Library:
Synchronize the data operations, such as filtering, sorting, and grouping, of an ICollectionView bound to a DataGrid.
This feature allows users to delete one or more selected nodes by pressing the DELETE key on a keyboard.
Corner radius support has been provided for the circular progress bar.