Volume 3 delivers some major new features for your cross-platform mobile projects, including more than 10 new controls in Xamarin.Forms for WPF; a new Rich Text Editor control; and new Avatar, Shimmer, and Effects View controls.
We have provided WPF support for Xamarin.Forms for the following controls:
We have provided Material design support for the following controls:
Rich Text Editor for Xamarin.Forms is a WYSIWYG editor that provides a great user experience for composing or editing rich text content from your Xamarin.Forms applications. Users can format their content using standard toolbar commands.
The Avatar View control for Xamarin.Forms provides a graphical representation of a user’s image. The view can be customized by adding an image, gradient background, group view, and more.
The Effects View is a container control that provides modern effects like ripple, selection, scaling, and rotation out of the box. Users can render these effects through touch interactions like touch down, touch up, long press, and also by calling the API.
The Shimmer control can be used to improve the responsiveness of an application by showing a modern shimmer effect when the data is being loaded in the background. This control will come with six built-in shimmer types.
This feature allows users to plot series based on the index or value in a category axis.
The Chips control support is provided for WPF platform in Xamarin.Forms.
This feature allows users to bind the DataTable collection to DataGrid. All data operations (sorting, grouping, filtering, and summaries) are supported, including CRUD operations.
DataGrid allows users to load any custom view to the template column in edit mode.
This feature allows you to disable the selection of or navigation to a column. So, interactions or navigation will no longer be recognized and cells in that column will be disabled.
Users can give the numeric buttons of a data pager a rectangular shape.
This feature allows users to show vertical borders in summary rows (caption, group, and table summaries).
Word Library now allows creating and applying custom table styles in Word documents (DOCX and WordML), and preserving them in DOCX-to-PDF, Word-to-image, and Word-to-HTML conversions.
Word Library now allows rotating shapes, text boxes, and group shapes in Word documents and preserving them in DOCX-to-PDF and Word-to-image conversions.
Word Library now preserves watermark elements in Word-to-PDF conversion.
The image filter support enables you to apply effects to an image. You can apply the following effects either from the toolbar or code.
This feature allows users to restrict the text pop-up preview window when tapping the text to add read-only text.
Provides support to disable the resizing option for text, shapes, and custom views.
This feature allows users to display password characters with a specified delay when entering text.
Digitally sign PDF documents with an advanced digital signature standard called CAdES (CMS Advanced Electronic Signatures).
Validate digital signatures in existing PDF documents.
Encrypt only file attachments in a PDF document.
Find out whether a PDF document is corrupted or not.
Set padding in the pop-up view. Users can add some padding when showing a pop-up instead of manually setting the height and width based on screen size.
Popup’s default animation has been improved. You can feel the difference in animation effects from previous behaviors. Also, an animation easing option has been provided to control animation’s speed.
The Button control support is provided for WPF platform in Xamarin.Forms.
This feature allows users to align the position of the image at the top and bottom.
The CheckBox control support is provided for WPF platform in Xamarin.Forms.
Complete text in a simple way based on the characters the user has entered before. Users can choose or append a suggestion from the drop-down.
We’ve improved the design of the drop-down editor and integrated it with the Text Input Layout control, which provides floating and assistive labels, and leading and trailing icons.
This feature allows users to display one page at a time and supports navigation of pages horizontally.
This feature allows users to load password-protected PDF documents.
This feature allows users to customize the minimum zoom value.
The RadioButton control support is provided for WPF platform in Xamarin.Forms.
We have provided support for the WPF platform in the Xamarin.Forms Scheduler control.
Display appointments in the Scheduler’s month view, like in Outlook, to greatly enhance the readability of the content.
Automatically adjust the time interval height based on the available screen space in schedules’ day, week, workweek, and timeline views.
The SegmentedControl control support is provided for WPF platform in Xamarin.Forms.
This feature allows users to scroll to the selected segment item when changing the selected index.
Quickly create responsive Syncfusion Xamarin applications with Visual Studio 2019 for Mac.
Provides an option to create Syncfusion Xamarin Project Templates in the New Project dialog.
Customize applications with Syncfusion components and project preferences.
Data from Excel can be exported to collection objects so that the values can be used as models. Now, XlsIO allows exporting data to nested classes to visualize data in a relative structure.