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Enhance Data Input Accuracy in WPF Apps

November 30, 2023
Masked text boxes restrict user input to a predefined format, ensuring consistent and error-free information entry.

A masked text box is a data editor that requires the user to input data in a specific format. This control is particularly useful in forms where consistency and accuracy of data are critical, such as phone numbers or social security numbers. The mask ensures that the input conforms to a predefined pattern, reducing errors and streamlining data entry processes.

Several WPF data editor components provide masked input text boxes including:

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Empower Users to Easily Format Text in Angular Apps

November 27, 2023
Enhance your Angular apps with a rich text editor, giving users an intuitive interface to effortlessly create and edit formatted content with no coding required.

Rich Text Format (RTF) editors allow users to create and edit text with a variety of formatting options, such as font styles, colors, headings, lists, and images. Often used in web and desktop applications, such editors provide a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) interface, so users can see how their text will look as they format it. This allows formatted editing without the complexity of HTML markup or the need for separate word processing software.

Several Angular data editor collections provide RTF editing capabilities including:

  • DevExtreme Complete Data Editors (part of DevExtreme by DevExpress) empowers your Angular apps with rich text editing capabilities, including formatting options and image insertion.
  • Kendo UI for Angular Data Editors (part of Kendo UI by Telerik) helps users craft engaging content directly within your Angular applications, featuring comprehensive formatting tools and seamless integration.
  • Syncfusion Essential Studio for JavaScript Data Editors (part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise) offers a rich array of formatting options and intuitive image integration.
  • jQWidgets Data Editors (part of jQWidgets) provides extensive formatting controls, image insertion and link embedding functionalities.
  • SmartClient Data Editors (part of SmartClient by Isomorphic Software) features comprehensive text formatting tools including font type and size, text color and alignment.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of Angular Data Editor components.

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Adding Autocompletion to a Text Box using Vue.js

July 5, 2023
Ensure consistency and make data entry easier by adding autocomplete functionality.

Autocompletion provides suggestions to users while they type, based on previously entered or predefined values. This enhances the user experience and reduces typing efforts, leading to improved user satisfaction and data quality.

Here are some examples of Vue.js data editor controls that support autocompletion in text boxes:

  • jQWidgets Data Editors provides feature-rich data editors, including text boxes with autocompletion. With Vue.js integration, users can enjoy intuitive data entry with suggested values, increasing productivity.
  • SmartClient Data Editors by Isomorphic Software offers robust Text editors with autocompletion for Vue.js, delivering an optimized user interface for data input and retrieval.

Alternatively, many data editor components are available as part of larger component suites:

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Validating ComboBox Data using .NET 7 WinForms

June 21, 2023
Ensure accurate, consistent data entry and reduce user frustration with combobox validation.

Data validation in ComboBox controls ensures the selected value meets specific criteria or constraints. It involves validating user input against predefined rules such as required selection, range checks, or custom validation logic. By validating the data, ComboBox editors help maintain data integrity and enhance the accuracy and reliability of user input.

Here are some examples of .NET 7 WinForms data editors collections that support data validation in combo boxes:

  • DevExpress WinForms Data Editors (part of DevExpress WinForms) provides ComboBox editors with built-in data validation capabilities, including required field validation, range checks, and custom validation logic.
  • Infragistics Ultimate UI for Windows Data Editors (part of Infragistics Ultimate UI for Windows Forms) offers ComboBox editors that support data validation, allowing developers to enforce rules and constraints on user input.
  • ComponentOne WinForms Input and Editors (part of ComponentOne Studio WinForms by GrapeCity) includes ComboBox editors with validation features, enabling developers to validate selected values based on specified criteria.
  • Telerik UI for WinForms Data Editors (part of Telerik UI for WinForms) contains ComboBox editors with comprehensive data validation options, allowing developers to validate user selections against defined rules.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of .NET 7 WinForms data editors.

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Exploring Angular Data Editors

June 15, 2023
Integrate dropdowns, comboboxes, trackbars, calendars and more into your Angular applications.

Angular data editors are user interface components that are used to display, manipulate, and validate data in Angular applications. Examples include toggle switches, checked list boxes and trackbars. They provide an interactive interface for users to easily edit data in forms, grids, or tables. These editors simplify data handling tasks and ensure data consistency and accuracy.

Here are some UI suites that include data editors:

  • SmartClient by Isomorphic Software includes a diverse set of data editors such as checkboxes, comboboxes, trackbars, and color pickers.
  • Wijmo by GrapeCity provides an array of Angular data editors designed for flexibility and ease of use. These include comboboxes, listboxes, and date/time editors.
  • jQWidgets offers a variety of data editors, including toggle switches, image listboxes, and calendars, with touch support.
  • Smart HTML Elements provides a broad set of data editors such as text box, listboxes, ratings, and color pickers.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of Angular UI suites.

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