Essential Studio for Xamarin.Android makes mobile development even easier with ink annotations for the PDF viewer control, multi-selection support in the autocomplete control, and five new controls.
The tab view control lets users explore and switch among different views.
The masked text box control lets users restrict the input to certain types of characters, text, and numbers using a mask pattern. This control is used to create a template for providing information such as telephone numbers, IP addresses, product IDs, etc.
The pop-up layout control can communicate important information to users with ease as pop-ups. Highlight and communicate all important information to users in simple, yet fully customizable pop-up views. They’re adaptive to existing applications with few lines of code.
The progress bar provides a customizable visual that indicates the progress of a task.
Select multiple items from a suggestion list. There are two ways to perform multiselection.
Selected items will be displayed with a customizable token representation. Users can remove each tokenized item with the close button.
Selected items can be divided with a desired character given as a delimiter.
Restrict the number of suggestions displayed. Load the remaining items by selecting Load More.
Highlight matching characters in a suggestion list, enabling users to pick an item with more clarity. There are two ways to highlight the matching text:
Filter items in the suggestion list based on a custom search by the user. This will help to apply custom typo toleration functionality to the control.
The performance of the autocomplete component has been improved with several optimizations that allow users to load and search a million items in a second.
Gradient colors are now supported in chart series.
Users can customize legend items with custom views.
Individual axis labels can be customized.
A new spline range area chart type has been added.
Gradient color support has been added for customizing the gauge range.
Default appearance of the data grid control and the icons used in the control have been improved for a better visual experience.
Customize the font attributes for all the summaries in the data grid control.
View-related APIs directly in the data grid itself.
QueryRowDraggingevent when a row is dropped without changing the record index.
DocIO now allows you to convert Word documents into PDF files.
Header support has been added to the linear gauge for displaying titles.
The linear gauge’s scale and bar pointers support the following locations for a corner radius:
The linear gauge supports the following symbol pointers:
Autointerval support has been provided for the linear gauge scale to maintain an interval based on its size.
The linear gauge supports positioning the scale’s ticks and pointers on either side of the scale.
The linear gauge supports annotations containing UI elements.
Range color mapping support has been added for the maps control.
Support for a built-in toolbar has been added in the PDF viewer, allowing easy access to all of its features.
Support for ink annotation enables free-hand drawing on a PDF document. The annotation color, thickness, and opacity are customizable.
Vertical swiping can be used to navigate through calendar months.
In agenda view, appointments will appear at the bottom of the calendar month view.
A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. A mind map is hierarchical and shows relationships among pieces of a whole idea. It consists of a central idea, related ideas, and lines connecting them together. It is used for brainstorming, planning, information gathering, etc.
Now, diagram control supports the creation and manipulation of curve connectors between two nodes.
Image editor toolbar items can be added, removed, edited, and customized with images and text.
Using built-in toolbar items, images can be cropped to aspect ratios 3:1, 4:5, 16:9, etc., or they can be reset to the original aspect ratio. Cropping can also be performed programmatically.
The current state of image editor elements can be saved and loaded when needed on any platform or device.
Support has been added to place a shape in front of, behind, or between other shapes.
Change the start and end hour display in day, week, and workweek views to show only the needed time durations for end users.
Set the minimum appointment height regardless of appointment duration.
Customize all-day and span appointments.
Essential XlsIO now allows data to be filtered by color and icon.
Export Excel data into an IEnumerable collection even on platforms that don’t support data tables. This helps developers populate business objects or model collections from an Excel worksheet very easily.
XlsIO assists users to trace the relationships between cells and formulas in Excel workbooks by providing the following abilities:
XlsIO now supports copying content and pasting it as a link, which pastes references of the source range instead of pasting values. When the original data changes, the information is automatically changed where the content was pasted as a link.