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Charting with Multiple Plot Areas

Stacking plot areas within a chart can be a useful way to better analyze the data points. Rather than having many data series overlapped you can increase readability by moving some series to an adjacent plot area. This can all be achieved using the advanced capabilities of the ComponentOne Chart for XAML.

Using a Custom CellFactory in MVVM Scenarios

The scenario is simple: a user wants to customize the way the FlexGrid displays information based on its state. For instance, when a row is collapsed it should display as one style, and when it’s expanded it should display as another style. How can you achieve this type of logic in the XAML world while still obeying the laws of MVVM? The answer is very simple: use a Cell Factory.

Extending Time Functions in C1Report

VbScript does not support native arithmetic operations like Sum/Difference on Time /DateTime objects. This makes a situation a bit complex when applying direct VbScript functions (SUM/DIFF) on fields of type Time/DateTime in C1Report.

View PDF files within WinForms applications

This blog discusses method to view pdf files in Winform application that can be done by porting currently available WPF C1PDFViewer into Winform.

Showing Master Detail data with C1Chart for WPF

There are situations when we need the chart to act as a drilldown data chart. For example, when we click  on a data-point we need to show some more underlying data, associated with that point.

ComponentOne Licensing

The Licensing process of our ComponentOne controls is fairly simple. The application should have a licenses.licx file containing the licensing information and the license key should be activated on the machine.

Custom PrintDialog in WPF C1DocumentViewer

When document with landscape layout is printed on a physical printer using the C1DocumentViewer, it is always printed as portrait. The orientation can only be changed manually when user selects the print orientation as Landscape in the printdialog. The issue is mainly because of the inherent MS DocumentViewer and there  aren't a lot of options to customize the default printdialog that pops up when print button is clicked. However, no issue is observed while printing on XPS printer.

Transposed FlexGrid (WPF & Silverlight)

There are times when user wants to see data as transposed i.e vertical rows and horizontal columns in grid. The simplest way to do this is use the DataTable object as the ItemsSource and transpose the data itself there.

Hierarchical C1TreeView from Self-referential DataSource

As it appears, this is among one of the most common discussions on web, so thought of writing something related to C1TreeView.

C1DataGrid Cell Animation Part 2

We saw how we can animate cells to show value changes in the WPF version of C1DataGrid here.

Working with the new TimeLine Scheduler View

The ComponentOne Scheduler controls now support a Time Line view for displaying appointments in a horizontal layout. This view is much like the “Schedule” view in Microsoft Outlook 2010, and yet we even offer it with the Office 2003 and 2007 visual styles.

GWB- Enrique Lima Reviews Entity Framework C1DataSource

 Geekswithblogs.net is a community group of bloggers delivering information and insight to developers and IT professionals. Mr. Enrique Lima recently evaluated ComponentOne's Studio for Entity Framework as part of the influencer program.

First Look at C1OutlookBar

One of our new controls in the 2011 v3 release is the C1OutlookBar in Studio for Silverlight and WPF. This control also goes by the name of C1NavBar in our Studio for WinForms. We found that "OutlookBar" was a more accurate and community-accepted name so we decided to go with this one in the XAML platforms. With C1OutlookBar, you can exactly replicate the navigation pane in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010. See a live demo.

Customize the C1DateTimePicker Calendar

There are endless customisations possible with a WPF/Silverlight Calendar control.

Studio Enterprise 2011 v3 Released Today!

Today is a great day around the ComponentOne offices as we're proud to announce our 2011 v3 edition of our tools has been released!

Studio for Entity Framework Released

I am happy to announce that we have already released Studio Enterprise 2011 v3. Among the many new features in this release is an entire new product, our Studio for Entity Framework. This new set of data source components are designed to work on top of the Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework and RIA Services. They give you ease-of-use and performance enhancements for your WinForms, WPF and Silverlight applications. Our design-time components make it easy for any level of .NET developer to work with Entity Framework and the Virtual Mode feature improves performance for even the largest dataset.

DataGrid Filtering in Depth: Silverlight and WPF

The ComponentOne DataGrid for Silverlight and WPF provides advanced data visualization with a lot of bells and whistles when compared to the standard DataGrid control. One of those whistles is easy data filtering. The control has evolved over the past few years and so has its filtering features. The C1DataGrid supports several different filtering techniques and each is easy to implement and advanced in functionality.

The WPF does not have a native "PrintPreview" dialog as it is there in Winforms. In this blog we will discuss how we can use DocumentViewer control for print previewing WPF Flexgrid.

XAML Cubed: Developing for the Browser, Desktop & Phone

Despite some compatibility issues, it is possible to share code across all 3 platforms in the XAML realm: WPF, Silverlight and Windows Phone. This talk covers 10 tips for multi-targeting which will help prepare you for Windows 8 and WinRT opportunities. I debuted this talk at ComponentOne's Tech Connection Live! Twin Cities.