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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

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

Office 365-Based Ribbon Control for WinForms

This blog introduces a new ribbon control for WinForms.

July 30, 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

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

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

July 11, 2019

Using Slicers to Filter Pivot Grids and Pivot Charts

This blog demonstrates how FlexPivotSlicer can be used to filter Pivot Grids and Pivot Charts.

May 15, 2019

Migrating a WinForms App in .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we'll create and migrate a WinForms application in .NET Core 3.0 using ComponentOne controls.

May 14, 2019

Introducing CollectionView for WinForms

This blog introduces CollectionView for WinForms.

March 29, 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

Create Custom Data Filters for WinForms

This article discusses how to create your own custom data filter using ComponentOne's DataFilter for WinForms.

March 21, 2019

Visualizing Data Using WinForms Bullet Graphs

This article is an overview of using WinForms bullet graphs.

March 21, 2019

WebAssembly and .NET

This blog reviews WebAssembly and why developers would want to utilize it.

February 25, 2019

Migrating a WinForms Desktop App to ASP.NET MVC? How to Get Started

This article will discuss those considerations by highlighting the first items you should consider when migrating a WinForms app.

January 24, 2019

Using the .NET Core 3.0 Preview with WPF

In this article, we’ll look at both creating a new WPF project from scratch using .NET Core 3.0 as well as migrating an existing WPF project.

January 11, 2019

Ribbon for WinForms - An Overview and Application Usage

This article is an overview of Ribbon for WinForms and offers application usage and guidelines for using Ribbon.

January 10, 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 WinForms and .NET Core 3.0

This blog outlines how to get started with ComponentOne WinForms and .NET Core 3.0.

December 26, 2018

Grouping in ComboBox and List in MVC

This blog demonstrates how to utilize grouping in ComboBox and List in MVC.

December 10, 2018

Why is Open Sourcing WPF and WinForms Important for .NET Developers?

Microsoft has announced some exciting changes for .NET desktop developers at Microsoft Connect(). Having these Windows desktop platforms become open source means that the .NET community will be able to ensure their continual development.

December 6, 2018

Introduction to Material Design in WinForms Apps

This introduction to Material Design in desktop apps includes a tutorial on our WinForms Material Design Designer.

December 4, 2018

Introducing the WinForms DataFilter Control (Beta)

Slicers are common on e-commerce websites--they help users filter items with all the filtering options are available in one place, and with a variety of controls appropriate to the data, including checklist, range-bar, radio buttons, etc. In WinForms Edition 2018 v3, we've introduced a beta version of that filter, which can be attached to any data-aware control.

November 30, 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

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

Introducing the ASP.NET MVC Control Designer Control Wizard (Video)

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, ASP.NET MVC Edition now includes a scaffolder control wizard so you can easily add or update controls even when you’re not using Entity Framework. This is a step-by-step tutorial (with video) on using the scaffolder control wizard.

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

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

How to Customize the ComponentOne FlexPivot Toolbar

The WinForms Edition of ComponentOne Studio offers the control FlexPivot, which is a powerful data analysis tool. This blog illustrates how to edit the FlexPivot toolbar.

September 10, 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

An Introduction to Material Design for MVC

Google announced Material and its specification in mid-2014, defining Material as based on paper and ink with advance implementations. This article is an introduction to material design for MVC.

September 6, 2018

How to Add Outlook-Style Scheduling to your .NET Applications

Introducing Outlook 2016 views in Scheduler for WinForms

August 14, 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

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

Create BI dashboards in your app with the dashboard layout control for WinForms

With the WinForms dashboard layout control, you can create BI dashboards that support dragging and dropping controls, multiple layouts, and maximize and restore.

July 18, 2018