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Spreadsheet Viewer App

A new version of the ComponentOne Spreadsheet Viewer app has arrived! This app was originally named ComponentOne Excel Viewer, and we’ve changed the name to ComponentOne Spreadsheet Viewer.

The Making of WorkSpace Part 2: Opening and Saving Files

In this blog post series i'm discussing the making of the ComponentOne WorkSpace app for Windows 8. I'm focusing on four key areas that may help you build your own Windows Store apps.

The Making of WorkSpace Part 1: The ViewModel

A few weeks ago we released the ComponentOne WorkSpace app and it’s been quite a success with over 100 downloads per day and great user feedback. It’s a first generation spreadsheet and rich text editor all-in-one. Oh, and it also opens PDF files too just for fun.

First Look: The ComponentOne WorkSpace App

Check out our latest app in the Windows Store, ComponentOne WorkSpace. Create, open, edit, and save text documents and spreadsheets on your Windows 8 devices. The following file types are supported: XLS, XLSX, HTML, HTM, CSV, RTF, TXT, PDF. Open multiple files at one time and quickly access recent documents from the home page.

Spread WinRT 1.0.6.0 Released!

I am happy to announce the release of Spread WinRT 1.0.6.0!

Announcing Spread Studio for .NET!

ComponentOne is proud to announce the release of the new Spread Studio for .NET, the ultimate cross-platform spreadsheet toolkit for application development. This new suite of tools includes all of the components in Spread 7 for Windows Forms, Spread 7 for ASP.NET, Spread for WPF-Silverlight, and Spread for Windows RT. Now that they are together in one package, you may extend your Spread applications' reach into the new frontier of Windows platforms, including the Windows 8 Store.

New Release of ComponentOne Excel Viewer

The ComponentOne Excel Viewer 5.0 release has arrived! We’ve created a new appearance and added some valuable features. Both will help you to view your Excel files easily and smoothly.

Customize Key Behavior in Spread

Processing keyboard behavior is common in application developing, generally we use KeyDown event, and add code in the event processor. Sometime we have to process some keys which are handled by control inside, as we know MS provide a way to monitor handled event by AddHandler method on WPF/Silverlight/WinRT platforms. Code may like this:

ComponentOne Excel Viewer for Windows 8 and WinRT

To all my fellow Excel users who have dreamed of a new productivity app, it is now a reality. At the end of last week we released ComponentOne Excel Viewer to the Windows Store, you can download it now. It is a free app to help you to view Excel files on your Windows 8 and WinRT devices. Besides being able to view Excel files, you can also operate it by selecting a range of cells, scrolling and even some editing.  Since the changes will not be saved back to the Excel file, we also built in some other functions via the AppBar, like copy/paste, undo/redo and filter/sort to help you view the document. The Excel Viewer app provides friendly touch support so you may easily operate and manipulate items by using your finger or stylus on touch-enabled devices.

ComponentOne to sponsor SQL Saturday 192 in Tampa

Yet another SQL Saturday that ComponentOne joins forces with this unbelievable worldwide event engine, powered by Karla Landrum and the SQL Pass Board. SQL Saturday focuses  on all disciplines of database activity and there are many software developers present as well. Pam Shaw heads up this event in Tampa on this coming Saturday, March 2. She has been doing a killer job on this event for years! I will be doing a session on building a Windows 8 app from scratch. Register here. Don’t forget to check out our Windows 8 and OLAP and BI controls from ComponentOne!

A digital clock in Spread

Recently I saw someone asked in a forum, how to add a digital clock in Excel. It is a interesting question, and I thought it is easy to make one by Spread WPF-Silverlight / Spread WinRT. Just for fun, I opened the Spread Designer...

30 lines code make a calculator by Spread

Can 30 lines of code make a calculator? Yes, because we have Spread.

Spread WinRT for Windows Store Apps Released!!!

I am happy to announce the release of Spread WinRT, the fastest and easiest way to deploy powerful spreadsheets in your Windows Store apps! If you have Windows 8, you can download the control explorer demo application from the Windows Store now.  Here is a snapshot of Spread WinRT in action:

C1 Russ Cam™ - Episode 79 SQL Sat 132 Pensacola Part 2

Russ has more from SQLSaturday 132! First, we stop for a quick chat with OPASS President, Shawn McGehee. Then, Tim Costello talks with Russ about his sessions, the speaker dinner, plus his interest in ActiveAnalysis! And, Nick Perez chats with us about being at his first SQLSaturday! Finally, Sven Aelterman tells us what his sessions were about, explains file table, and more!