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Creating a Step Chart in MVC Core Application

The release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3 offers enhanced step charts. Here, we'll create on in an MVC Core App.

November 21, 2019

Getting Started with Row Details (FlexGrid for WinForms)

ComponentOne v3 introduces a new Row detail feature in FlexGrid for WinForms. This blog walks through the details of the feature by creating a FlexGrid and extending it to display row details.

November 19, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v3

Announcing the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3. This is an exciting release - we have new controls, .NET Core 3 news, Ribbon updates, and much more.

November 19, 2019

A Guide to Data Virtualization in Xamarin Apps

This articles discusses the different benefits and techniques of incremental-loading and the types of collection views supported by C1CollectionView.

October 2, 2019

(Re-)Introducing DataEngine for .NET Core

This article describes some of the most common use cases for C1DataEngine and provides a high-level overview of its capabilities.

September 27, 2019

ComponentOne Supports .NET Core 3.0

.NET Core 3.0 is officially released.ComponentOne's multi-platform UI controls support .NET Core 3.0.

September 23, 2019

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

Styling Pivot Tables in Excel Files .Net Core

The blog uses GcExcel to style pivot tables in .Net Core.

August 12, 2019

Render Excel Ranges Inside PDF Files in .NET Core

Learn how to render Excel ranges inside PDF files with GCDocuments.

August 6, 2019

How to Extract Text from HTML Emails using ComponentOne Text Parser

The ComponentOne Text Parser is a .NET Standard library that can be used to extract fields from HTML. The focus of this article is the task of extracting data from a common type of HTML file, an email.

August 2, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v2

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

July 30, 2019

WinForms and .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we'll consider the creation and migration of a WinForms application in .NET Core 3.0 that use C1 controls.

July 26, 2019

Save Multiple Workbooks into One PDF File in .NET Core and Java

The blog talks about saving multiple excel workbooks to one PDF file using GcExcel.

July 25, 2019

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

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

July 11, 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

Comparing Image Processing APIs on .NET Core (GcImaging vs ImageSharp)

In this article, we’ll discuss features, imaging API use cases, and top reasons why you would want to choose to work with an imaging API.

March 11, 2019

How to create a thumbnail image on AWS S3 using an Imaging API

Leverage GrapeCity Documents with Lambda functions in GcImaging to create an imaging service over AWS S3 events.

January 30, 2019

Introducing Imaging library for .NET Core

With GcImaging, you can create, load, modify, and save images in .NET Core applications with full support on Windows, macOS, and Linux and deploy as FaaS with AWS Lambda, Azure functions, and more.

January 30, 2019

How to Add Sparklines to Your .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add sparklines to a set of data in your .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add a Theme to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add a theme to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add Comments to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add comments to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

GcDocuments Roadmap: What's in store for 2019

This in-depth preview includes a full roadmap for GcDocuments APIs in 2019, including APIs for Imaging, HTML, and a JavaScript document viewer.

January 4, 2019

ComponentOne's 2019 Roadmap

We've been planning for ComponentOne's year ahead with industry direction in our sight. Here's a look at what's coming in ComponentOne's suites for WinForms, WPF, UWP, ASP.NET MVC, Xamarin, and Web API.

January 2, 2019

Get Started with ComponentOne's UWP Controls on NuGet

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 6, 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

Add Paragraph and Character formatting in a Word document in .NET Core

GrapeCity Documents for Excel, Java Edition is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires zero dependencies on Excel. With full support on Windows, Linux, and MAC, you can generate, load, modify, and save spreadsheets, then convert them to a PDF. In this article, we demonstrate how to setup the project in a Java IDE using GcExcel Java.

October 25, 2018

Deploy Microsoft Word library to Azure, cloud in 5 easy steps

GcWord allows users to generate, modify, load, and save Word documents in code with the same high-speed and small footprint that define the GrapeCity Documents product line. You can work with MS Word documents with full feature support on Azure. Here are the steps needed to create a basic GcWord web app and deploy it to Azure.

October 12, 2018

Increase the Loading Speed in your .NET DataMap

In this article, we will discuss how to use a custom ComboBox Editor in order to speed up the loading of a .NET DataMap.

October 3, 2018

What's New in GcDocuments: New APIs for Word, Excel, and More

Introducing the launch of several new product lines, Documents for Word (GcWord),GrapeCity Documents for Excel – Java Edition (GcExcel Java), and GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPDF) v2.0.0.

October 2, 2018

Introducing Word library for .NET Core

If you're working with Microsoft Word documents in .NET Core applications, you’ll likely need to share private information (invoices, reports, or other sensitive documents) with other groups inside or outside of your organization. Typically, you'd use the Microsoft Office API. But the Office API poses some limitations.

October 2, 2018

How to Convert Excel Spreadsheets to PDF in .NET

If you have Excel spreadsheets generated from .NET Core applications, you may find it useful to store your files in PDF form.

September 25, 2018

How to Ink Annotations in UWP Apps

In this article, we’ll examine how you can combine Windows Ink with FlexChart in UWP apps to write and draw annotations on a chart's surface.

September 19, 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

Using Custom Functions with an Excel API in .NET Applications

Learn how to create and add a custom function to your .NET apps with GcExcel in this tutorial.

August 29, 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

New Properties in .NET Reporting

This article highlights two new FlexReport properties, specific use cases, and some helpful tips using the new properties.

July 30, 2018

New Publishing and Shipping Barcodes in WinForms, WPF, and UWP

To meet the growing need of barcodes, GrapeCity has come up with a set of new barcode types in the 2018 V2 release. Whether you're using C# or VB, you only need to add the control to your form, set the text and encoding type, and you're done!

July 27, 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