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What's New in ComponentOne Studio: March v1 2016

It's March 2016, so that means we're launching our first major release of 2016!

See What's New in Service Pack 2016 1.5, released May 2016

Top News: We're officially launching our UWP Edition!


We released our beta UWP Edition back in October, and it's been enormously popular. Our 50+ UWP controls--built from our former WinRT Edition--are stable and feature-rich right out of the box, and we're also releasing a few new beta controls that fit into our new Flex line of controls.

FlexReport for UWP (Beta)

If you'd like to see everything FlexReport can do, mosey on over to our WinForms Edition. The UWP beta is a leaner version, feature-wise, but you'll still get the standalone FlexReport Designer, cross-device FlexViewer, and the power and speed of our other reporting tools. The official launch is scheduled for later in 2016. Read more >> C1Word Library has been added as a beta library.

FlexChart and FlexPie for UWP (Beta)

This supercharged chart control allows you to select from one of dozens of chart types, easily integrate built-in features like line markers and legends, and includes a pie chart with exploding slices. This is the be official launch is scheduled for July 2016. Read more >>

Migrate from WinRT and Windows Phone

From now until March 15, 2017, WinRT and Windows Phone Edition owners can upgrade to UWP for free. C1Studio license holders get the upgrade just by downloading our latest build. Contact a sales rep if you'd like to update today. Effective immediately, WinRT is going into maintenance mode and will only be updated for bug fixes. Read more about UWP Edition >>


FlexSheet for MVC: Build a Web-Based Excel-Like Spreadsheet

The TagHelper-supported, ASP.NET Core-compatible, mobile-first FlexSheet control allows you to add all the top Excel-like spreadsheet functions to your web app, including over 100 built-in formulas and the ability to add custom formulas. FlexSheet for MVC Custom Formulas Custom formulas have built-in auto-complete With import/export functionality and flexible data binding, you'll get all the top features of a spreadsheet app--and with our SignalR sample, you'll also get simultaneous editing in multiple devices. FlexSheet is available only with ComponentOne Studio and Ultimate.

FlexViewer (Beta) for MVC: View Reports in Browser

This fast, flexible HTML5-based report viewer for modern enterprises allows you to easily display C1Report and FlexReports in your browsers. With SVG-based pixel-perfect report rendering and full print support, users will get a top-quality experience. Paired with the C1Studio standaone FlexReport Designer and our built-in Web API, you'll be able to build and display reports in no time.

Export reports to:

  • PDF
  • HTML
  • RTF
  • Excel
  • Open XML (Word/Excel)
  • TIFF
  • BMP
  • PNG
  • JPEG
  • GIF

Rich viewer feature set includes:

  • Search
  • Zoom
  • Thumbnails
  • Continuous paging
  • Parameters
  • Document map
  • Keyboard navigation

FlexViewer HTML5 Report Viewer for MVC Full-featured HTML5 report viewer for MVC

Other MVC News

C1Word Library (Beta)

C1Word Library Beta allows users to create Microsoft Word documents with advanced features in enterprise applications. The control launches in July 2016; the beta is currently available for UWP, WinForms, and WPF. It supports multiple fonts and properties, including adding bookmarks, hyperlinks, metafiles, and multiple paper sizes.

Other supported features:

  • Images
  • Text
  • Paragraph
  • Graphics
  • Quotes
  • Text Flow
  • Tables

Supported shapes:

C1Word for WinForms Create, read and write Microsoft Word and RTF documents in .NET WinForms, UWP, and WPF apps

WinForms Edition

FlexPivot for WinForms: Millions of Rows in Milliseconds

Process and aggregate millions of rows of data in milliseconds: that’s what users get from FlexPivot for WinForms, the new pivot table in ComponentOne Studio. Built on a new super-charged data engine, this feature-rich control offers a modernized UI and lightning-fast processing to give your users more power, speed, and reach than ever. FlexPivot is available only in ComponentOne Studio and Ultimate. FlexPivot for WinForms FlexPivot for WinForms Read more about FlexPivot for WinForms >>

Other WinForms News

  • C1Word Library has been added as a beta library.
  • FlexReport, FlexReport Designer and FlexViewer have several UI and usability updates. Read more >>
    • Highlight: These Crystal Report features will now be supported upon migration to FlexReport.
      • Parameters
      • Cross-Section Box
      • Specified Order Grouping
      • Drop Shadow property of TextField
  • FlexChart and FlexPie (Betas) have been released for WinForms Edition. These powerful chart controls are already available in LightSwitch and MVC, and have been released in beta for UWP and WinForms.
  • GanttView
    • Provided Task Dependency dialog display when double-clicking on the predecessors line
    • Added markers to SummaryTasks
    • Improved performance when loading more than 30 pages in print preview
    • Added day tooltip in the timeline
    • Provided "Inactive" tasks feature
    • ​Scheduler/GanttView integration added as a sample
  • ​​Input
    • Added auto-sizing to TextBox
    • When to set AutoCompleteMode and AutoCompleteSource property of ComboBox in designer, AutoComplete is not applied
  • FlexGrid
    • ​Added alternating frozen row styles
  • See additional enhancements, bug fixes and full WinForms release history

WPF Edition

ASP.NET Web Forms Edition

Silverlight Edition

Complete Release Histories

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