Syncfusion Essential Studio Windows Forms Releases

Released: May 12, 2022

Updates in 2022 Volume 1 SP1

Features

  • PDF
    • Added support for loading items from an existing signature field.
    • Added support for detecting if a document signature is signed with a timestamp only.
    • Added support for removing all unsupported annotations while flattening an existing PDF.
  • PdfViewerControl
    • Added support for 'Copies' property in PdfViewer PrinterSettings.

Fixes

  • DocIO
    • Paragraph shading is now preserved properly while converting a Word document to PDF.
    • PDF file size is reduced while converting a Word document to PDF...

Released: Apr 4, 2022

Updates in 2022 Volume 1

Features

  • Microsoft Word Library
    • Word-to-PDF conversion enhancements - The Syncfusion Word Library includes the following enhancements to accurately convert any Microsoft Word document to a PDF file:
      • Added the ability to preserve a picture as a fill for a shape as it is in the input Word document.
      • Improved rendering of Thai and Chinese characters.
  • PDF Library
    • Performance improvements - This release includes the following significant improvements:
      • The PDF Library converts PDF to PDF/A format...

Released: Jan 31, 2022

Updates in 2021 Volume 4 SP1

Fixes

  • ComboBoxAdv
    • Now, the ComboBoxAdv text will be updated properly when the SelectedItem at the sample level is updated using a list box.
  • DocIO
    • Inline content control is now preserved properly while resaving a DOCX format document.
    • Text is now preserved properly while merging a DOCX format document to DOC format document.
    • The ArgumentException will no longer be thrown while opening a DOC format document.
    • The NullReferenceException will no longer be thrown while opening a Word document...

Released: Dec 17, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 4

Features

  • Syntax Editor
    • Customize the end-of-line character - Users can customize the end-of-line characters and choose whether to show or hide them.
  • PDF Library
    • PDF to PDF/A Conversion enhancement:
      • Improved performance in PDF to PDF/A conversion.
      • You can now convert PDF to PDF/A-2u and PDF/A-3u.
  • Spreadsheet
    • Text rotation - Users can now change the orientation of text with Orientation options from the spreadsheet ribbon.
  • TreeView
    • Custom checkbox and radio button - Users can now draw their own...

Released: Nov 12, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 3 SP1

Fixes

  • Calculate
    • The SUBSTITUTE function now properly works for range of values.
    • The LINEST function now properly returns array of values instead single value.
    • The IRR function now returns proper computed value.
  • ContextMenuStripEx
    • In Office2019Theme, the ContextMenuStripEx font style has been properly changed.
  • DateTimeEdit
    • Now, the SfDateTimeEdit will be properly visible in designer, when placing inside the TabControlAdv.
  • DocIO
    • Document will no longer be corrupted while resaving a DOCX format...

Released: Sep 30, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 3

Features

  • Microsoft Word Library
    • Word-to-PDF conversion enhancements - Added the ability to preserve all comments when converting a Word document to PDF or image formats.
  • PDF Library
    • Rotate the form fields - Added the ability to programmatically rotate form fields in PDF documents.
    • HTML text element - You can now draw the PdfHtmlTextElement in the Microsoft Azure platform without a GDI+ error.
    • PDF to PDF-A conversion progress - Added the ability to track the progress of the PDF to PDF-A...

Released: Aug 11, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 2 SP1

Features

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Extensions
    • Added WinForms project template, item template, reference manager and troubleshooter support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2022.

Fixes

  • Calculate
    • Now, the text function properly returns “HH:MM” format time in Calcengine
    • Now, IFNA function properly returns the value when the second argument is Boolean value
    • ArgumentOutOfRange is no longer been thrown while calculating AVERAGEIF function with valid range.
    • Now, ADDRESS function returns correct result when...

Released: Jun 30, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 2

Features

  • Microsoft Word Library
    • Locale identifier for bidirectional language text - You can now access and modify the locale identifier for bidirectional language text in a Word document.
    • Parent comment - Added the option to access the parent comment instance in a Word document.
    • Word-to-PDF conversion enhancements - Word Library now supports the following underline styles in Word-to-PDF conversion:
      • DashLong.
      • Words.
      • DashHeavy.
      • DashLongHeavy.
      • DotDashHeavy.
  • PDF Library
    • PDF redaction enhancements...

Released: May 13, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 1 SP1

Features

  • DocIO
    • Added support for setting locale identifier for bidirectional languages in Microsoft Word documents.
  • SfScrollControl
    • The type of ContextMenuShowingEventArgs.ContextMenu property has been changed to ContextMenuStrip from ContextMenu.
    • The type of parameter provided in the ScrollBarBase.InitializeContextMenu method has been changed to ContextMenuStrip from ContextMenu.

Fixes

  • Common
    • CanOverrideFontFamily and FontFamily properties of FontHelper is now working properly in all controls...

Released: Mar 30, 2021

Updates in 2021 Volume 1

Features

  • Ribbon
    • Header and footer for backstage view - Backstage items can now be arranged at the top or bottom of the backstage view.
  • MultiColumnTreeView
    • Filtering - Added support for filtering the data available at all levels of a node.
  • RibbonForm
    • Load user control - Added the ability to load any user control at the right side of the title bar.
  • ComboBox
    • Binding data source in designer - Users can now bind the data source at the designer level.
    • Drop-down position - Users can now decide the drop...