This product is now only available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise Edition
Easily add a wide variety of customizable diagrams to your .NET applications. Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms is an extensible, high-performance .NET diagramming component. It can be used for developing Microsoft Visio-like interactive graphics and diagramming applications. Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms stores graphical objects in a node graph and renders those objects onto the screen. Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms supports both vector and raster graphics on the drawing surface.
Please note: Syncfusion Essential Diagram insludes Windows Forms, Silverlight, WPF and ASP.NET components.
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Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms is designed to be a high-performance, modular, easy-to-use and easy-to-customize engine. Many of the classes and components in the library can be sub-classed, providing users the ability to extend and customize the library to meet their needs.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Node Linking
Essential Diagram comes with built-in shapes that let you link your diagram nodes and illustrate the work flow.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms User Interface Features
Essential Diagram comes with advanced user-interface features to provide end-users with a rich visualization experience. The user interface features highlighted in this section include Zoom and Pan, and Ruler.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Diagram Builder
Essential Diagram can be used to create a rich Visio-like diagram builder application. This framework provides many utility controls to help you put such an application together very easily.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Editing Tools
The comprehensive set of editing tools provided by Essential Diagram allows users to work interactively with the diagram control for diagram-building applications. Besides the built-in tools, custom tools can be defined and added to the diagram controller to provide custom functionalities.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Scripting
Essential Diagram is integrated with the Essential Scripting Library to support diagram creation with scriptable interactivity. The framework also provides enhanced design-time support through a rich user interface for creating and editing scripts. The scripting feature allows end-users to define behaviors for diagram entities at run time using one of the supported scripting languages. The scripting languages currently supported are C#, Visual Basic .NET, and JScript .NET.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Appearance
There are plenty of options for customizing the appearance of different portions of a diagram, letting you create professional-looking diagrams that reflect the style patterns commonly used in the business domain.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Layout Management
The default implementation for all the common layout patterns is available in Essential Diagram. You can also customize existing layout techniques and implement new ones.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Drawing Tools
There are several built-in drawing tools that let users add primitive shapes and lines to a diagram. This makes it easy to put together a rich diagram building environment.
Syncfusion Essential Diagram for Windows Forms Custom Symbols
Essential Diagram ships with a Symbol Designer Utility, which facilitates the creation of custom symbols. These symbols can be organized in various categories for ease of use. Furthermore, symbols can also be imported in the form of Microsoft Visio stencil files (*.vss files), which can be converted into Essential Diagram symbol palettes. These symbol palettes can also be edited and customized according to the needs of the user.