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How to Integrate Digital Ink with FlexGrid

In this blog we'll integrate the WPF Digital Ink feature with the ComponentOne FlexGrid for WPF.

August 14, 2019

Working with the ComponentOne MVC Slicer

This blog discuss a scenario where a slicer is used and how it aids in data analysis for end users.

July 30, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v2

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v2.

July 30, 2019

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

This blog explores the new MultiColumnComboBox Control, an extension of C1 ComboBox Control.

July 11, 2019

Creating Column Groups in MVC Core FlexGrid

This blog describes a simpler way to create Column Groups using minimal code.

April 29, 2019

5 Steps to Generate Custom .NET Functions Using Expression Editor

Add your own custom functions to an Expression Editor with C1FlexGrid.

April 5, 2019

Welcome to the ComponentOne Control Panel (Video)

The Control Panel replaces the traditional ComponentOne web installer. This article is an overview of the ControlPanel and its functionality.

March 25, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2019 v1

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v1.

March 21, 2019

For 2018 v3, ComponentOne UWP Edition will be available via NuGet for the first time. In this article we’ll take a look at how to get started using ComponentOne UWP Edition and NuGet.

December 4, 2018

Save and Restore Layout Using GroupDefinition & SortDefinition Properties

The 2018v3 release of ComponentOne Studio C1 FlexGrid introduces two new properties: GroupDefinition and SortDefinition.

November 30, 2018

New in WPF, UWP, and Xamarin: Universally Add Custom Icons to the XAML FlexGrids using C1Icon

A common request from our customers is the ability to customize icons within FlexGrid, and we’re going to begin offering that functionality in 2018v3 with the new C1Icon object for WPF, UWP, and Xamarin.

November 29, 2018

What's New in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2018 v3

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's final major release of 2018. Not only will you find great new chart and grid enhancements, but we've expanded our onboarding and customer experience.

November 28, 2018

What's new in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v3

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v3, which includes many enhancements to the suite.

November 28, 2018

How to Achieve RightToLeft Layout in DataTree

This blog walks through the steps to achieve a right-to-left layout in C1FlexGrid DataTree by handling the rendering of child grids through code.

November 27, 2018

How to Show the RadioButton in a ComponentOne FlexGrid Tree

In ComponentOne Studio, C1FlexGrid allows the display of data in hierarchical form. Here’s how to customize your hierarchal data by showing RadioButtons instead of checkboxes for child nodes in C1FlexGrid Tree.

November 5, 2018

Take the ComponentOne .NET Framework Survey

We’re planning to make .NET framework 4.5.2 the minimum supported version across all our ComponentOne Studio Enterprise products. We value your feedback. Please take our short survey.

September 6, 2018

Data Visualization – Analyzing Bivariate Data with Treemap Charts

A Treemap chart is an alternative way of visualising data. This chart type characterizes a tree-like structure, where the tree branches are represented by nested rectangles. There are many advantages of using a Treemap. The most important advantage is the ability to assist in performing bivariate data analysis – the analysis of the correlation between two set of variables.

August 2, 2018

Implement responsive columns in a WinForms data grid

The latest version of the FlexGrid control for WinForms adds a powerful and convenient feature that has been available in other versions of the FlexGrid for quite a while: star-sizing. Star-sizing allows you to specify the width of a column with respect to the total width available.

July 26, 2018

Why You Should Migrate from C1Report to FlexReport

With the 2018v2 release, FlexReport offers several enhanced features. This article discusses the top 5 reasons to migrate C1Report to FlexReport.

July 25, 2018

GrapeCity releases ComponentOne Ultimate 2018 v2

GrapeCity Developer Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of ComponentOne Ultimate 2018 v2, which includes new controls, designers, and enhancements in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, Wijmo, and ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin.

July 18, 2018

New release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, 2018 v2

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's second major release of 2018. The new Dashboard Layout enables you to build BI dashboards in your .NET apps! You'll also find some great new charts and .NET grid enhancements.

July 18, 2018

Add Dynamic Grouping to your WinForms Data Grid

The latest version of the FlexGrid control for WinForms adds a powerful and convenient feature that has been available in other versions of the FlexGrid for a while: dynamic grouping.

July 18, 2018

How to Create a Cart List using DataGrid for WinForms

This article demonstrates a step by step process of creating a cart list using DataGrid for WinForms.

May 29, 2018

Add crosshairs to a WinForms data grid

Here's a look at how to implement crosshairs in a grid using events and styles.

May 2, 2018

Use a Razor Pages scaffolder to build an app with ASP.NET MVC controls

In this blog, we'll look at how to use the Razor Pages scaffolder to quickly add and insert a ComponentOne for ASP.NET MVC control to create an sales dashboard.

April 11, 2018

New Release! ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1, which brings plenty of enhancements to the control suite.  The new release contains many new features, samples, and even a new project template.

April 3, 2018

Video - FlexGrid 101 for Xamarin.Forms

This webinar video teaches you to learn how to take full advantage of ComponentOne's Xamarin data grid in your native mobile apps!

February 20, 2018

Video - Get Started with Wijmo

This five-minute video walks you through downloading Wijmo, setting up a new project, and adding a JavaScript data grid to your HTML5 project.

February 16, 2018

How to Make a Slide Puzzle from a WinForms Data Grid

We\'ve used ComponentOne FlexGrid for data presentation and manipulation in business, but you can also use it to create a game. This blog walks through the steps to create a slide puzzle with our WinForms data grid.

February 13, 2018

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Roadmap: What's Coming in 2018 for .NET UI Controls

The general trend in the .NET world is interoperability, and we at GrapeCity see this continuing in 2018. Keeping this central to our future product planning, we'll continue to innovate and strengthen existing products.

January 10, 2018

Video: Introduction to Expression Editor

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Expression Editor for WinForms, WPF, and UWP can be integrated with a grid or TreeView to shape data, allowing users to create expressions for calculated columns at runtime.

December 27, 2017

The Best React Data Grid: FlexGrid

While React has only recently risen to front-end web development ubiquity, data grids have been one of the most common visual software elements since the advent of UIs themselves. The popularity of React and commodity of data grids means there are a plethora of options for adding one to your application. FlexGrid included with GrapeCity's Wijmo is the best plug-and-play data grid for React.

December 12, 2017

Create Custom Cells in a JavaScript Data Grid

One of the most common ways to customize a grid is to create custom cells. This tutorial walks through several ways to create custom cells in FlexGrid.

November 22, 2017

New FlexGrid Features in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2017 v2

The new FlexGrid control in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin has many new features for users coming from Xuni. The control not only boasts a notably cleaner architecture with performance improvements, but it also allows a much richer experience through a number of small additions to our previous platform. In this article we'll take a look at some of the highlights of the new version of FlexGrid.

August 10, 2017

WPF FlexGrid Style Skills Part 3: Setting the Selected Cell Color and Font

In our last article, we discussed changing the styling a FlexGrid's cell font using the CellFactory. Here, we'll further examine styling a selected cell using the CreateCellContentMethod.

June 15, 2017

WPF FlexGrid Style Skills Part 2: Cell Foreground Color and Cell Font Settings

In our last article, we discussed changing the background color settings for the cell by rewriting the ApplyCellStyles method, and setting the Border's Background property. This article covers another aspect of styling: how to set the cell font.

June 8, 2017

WPF FlexGrid Style Skills Part 1: Setting Cell Background Colors

One of the most asked questions for the FlexGrid is how to set the style of the cell (including the foreground color and background color). Normally, we implement the style settings through the FlexGrid's CellFactory by overriding the ApplyCellStyles method. This article introduces you to using the FlexGrid’s CellFactory and provides an example of how to set a specific cell style using FlexGrid.

June 2, 2017