ComponentOne Studio WPF Releases

Released: Apr 7, 2021

Updates in 2021 v1


  • New .NET 5 Controls for WPF - The following controls are now available for .NET 5 apps: C1Calendar, C1ProgressBar, C1Accordion, C1DragDropManager, C1SpellChecker, C1RadialMenu. These controls can also be used in the latest .NET 6 preview - as Microsoft has created a seamless transition from .NET 5 to future versions.
  • New WPF Calendar for .NET 5 - The WPF calendar component has a new look. Designed for desktop but improved for touch, this calendar supports custom UI templates and smooth...

Released: Dec 2, 2020

Updates in 2020 v3


  • .NET 5 Support in WPF
    • The following .NET 5 controls are now production ready: FlexGrid, FlexChart, FlexPie, Input, DateTime Editors, ColorPicker, ComboBox, DropDown, Docking, RichTextBox, TabControl, TreeView, FlexPivot, DataFilter, FilterEditor, Expander, Maps, Ribbon, FinancialChart, TabControl, and RichTextBoxToolstrip (simplified toolbar). The controls also have new default styles compared to the .NET 4.5.2 version. The new default style is more fluent-like, with minimal lines and...

Released: Jul 28, 2020

Updates in 2020 v2


  • Important Changes to Licensing - Starting with 2020 v2, ComponentOne is issuing a new serial key and licensing system. If you have an active subscription, then there's nothing you'll need to do right away. When you renew or activate a new machine, you'll want to check out how to use the new GrapeCity License Manager. Along with the new licensing system, developers building Microsoft .NET Core, MVC Core, Blazor, Xamarin, and UWP apps no longer need to use the runtime app keys. GrapeCity...

Released: Apr 6, 2020

Updates in 2020 v1


  • New DataFilter control for WPF - A combination of a slicer and intelligent filter UI. This control lets users filter data based on multiple conditions.

Released: Nov 19, 2019

Updates in 2019 v3


  • New Version Targets .NET Framework 4.5.2 - The entire library of WPF controls has been moved to .NET Framework 4.5.2 as the new base version. Starting with the 2019 v3 release, the WPF Edition includes two versions: 4.0 and 4.5.2. GrapeCity will continue to support .NET 4.0 for one more year, or longer if user demand is there.
  • Continued Support for .NET Core 3.0 - All WPF controls have been tested to support .NET Core 3.0. This release improves design-time support for WPF controls and...

Released: Jul 30, 2019

Updates in 2019 v2


Support for .NET Framework 4.5.2

  • This release continues to update ComponentOne Studio components to support the latest .NET Framework. Microsoft has ended support for .NET 4.5.1, and based upon feedback from an earlier survey, it was decided to update all ComponentOne .NET controls to .NET 4.5.2. This release updates all WinForms and ASP.NET (MVC and Web Forms) controls. GrapeCity will finish updating WPF controls by the next release in November.
  • Starting with 2019 v2, .NET 4.5.2 will...

Released: Mar 21, 2019

Updates in 2019 v1


  • SimplifiedRibbon - The Simplified Ribbon has been updated to use C1Icon (with support for image, font, or vector graphics can be used for buttons) and has improved theme support.
  • FlexGrid - Full text filter behaves similarly to a search box. It allows you to highlight any matches that are contained within the FlexGrid. It gives you the option to match case, match whole word, match numbers, and treat spaces as an "And" operator.
  • FlexGrid now allows you to use C1Icon to also configure the...

Released: Nov 20, 2018

Updates in 2018 v3


  • Simplified WPF Ribbon - Improve the look and navigation of your WPF apps with the modern, minimalistic simplified ribbon. This new control occupies the middle ground between a ribbon a toolbar, providing a single-line collapsed state, or a three-line ribbon-like appearance, and its design is influenced by Microsoft's ever-evolving Office 365 ribbon. You can customize the style of the ribbon, as well as the buttons you'd like to include.
  • FlexGrid101 Samples - Added a new C1Icon that...

Released: Jul 18, 2018

Updates in 2018 v2


Data Visualization Enhancements
FlexChart has added several new charts to the collection of over 80 charts and variations.

  • HeatMap chart - This specialized chart represents data values using colors, and is especially useful in plotting large, complex data. Customizations include gradient color scale, gradient color axis, and a discrete color scale.
  • New histogram variations
    • Frequency Polygon, a variation of histogram chart where the columns are replaced by a curve that's helpful for...

Released: Apr 3, 2018

Updates in 2018 v1


  • New Control: MultiSelect Input Control is a drop-down control that extends ComboBox and adds checkboxes next to each item in the drop-down list, allowing users to select multiple items from a list.
  • New Themed Project Templates: Add a theme before you create your project, includes Office 2016 themes. Makes it even easier to start using ComponentOne controls in your projects.
  • The new C1 Samples Explorer allows users to access samples and demos from a built-in desktop app. When the product...