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What's New in Essential Studio for WPF


What's New in Essential Studio for WPF

The 2022 Volume 4 release adds light and dark Windows 11 themes, ARM64 architecture support for PDF Viewer, and Word-to-Markdown conversion for Word Library to the WPF control suite.


.NET 7 support

Our controls are compatible with the latest .NET 7.

Windows 11 light and dark themes

New Windows 11 light and dark themes support provided for WPF Syncfusion and framework controls.

WPF Windows 11 MS Control

WPF Windows 11 DataGrid

WPF Windows 11 Ribbon

WPF Windows 11 MS Control

WPF Windows 11 TreeGrid

WPF Windows 11 GroupBar

PDF Library

Lock digital signature in PDF

A digital signature is used to ensure the integrity and authenticity of a PDF document. Now, the Syncfusion PDF Library includes a feature to lock individual signatures in a PDF document. If the signature is locked, users cannot copy, edit, or extract from the PDF document.

Locked signatures in PDF

Animation support in 3D annotations

3D annotations are used to embed 3D objects in a PDF document. These annotations can be interactively viewed with PDF viewers such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, Foxit, and others. Now, the Syncfusion PDF Library supports adding animation to 3D annotations. This animation can be played by the PDF viewer application.

Animated 3D annotation in PDF

PDF Viewer

ARM64 support

The Syncfusion WPF PDF Viewer control can be used in applications that target ARM64 architecture.

PowerPoint Library

Find and replace

The Syncfusion PowerPoint Library now supports the find functionality in PowerPoint presentations. Users can perform the following actions using this feature:

  • Find and replace text in all PowerPoint slides or a specific slide.
  • Replace text by matching case, whole words only, all occurrences, or first occurrence alone.

Find and replace in WPF

Find and highlight

Using the find functionality in the PowerPoint Library, users can find and highlight text in all presentation slides or a specific slide.

Find and highlight in WPF

Visual Studio Extension

Improved the Syncfusion WPF Visual Studio 2022 extensions by providing .NET 7.0 support to the Syncfusion WPF project template to create Syncfusion WPF apps. The extensions also support item templates and a reference manager.

Syncfusion WPF Project Template

Word Library

Word-to-Markdown conversion

The Syncfusion Word Library now supports converting an existing Word document or a new document created from scratch using the Word Library to a Markdown file. Users can also customize the image data while converting a Word document to Markdown.

Word-to-Markdown conversion in WPF

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