Get UI controls for data visualization, layout, input, and more inside ComponentOne Studio® for WinRT XAML. Based off our popular Silverlight controls and designed to enhance the rich user experience of the WinRT platform, these controls give you powerful and unique functionality to help you build better and more compelling Windows Store apps.
What's New in 2013 v1?
- New CollectionView Class
- FlexGrid Performance and Data Enhancements
- New Tile Controls
- New RichTextBox Control (Beta)
- New TreeView Control (Beta)
- PdfViewer Enhancements
- New PDF Library
- New Tab Control
- New Menu Control
- New Zip Library
New CollectionView Class
Get a more powerful implementation of the ICollectionView interface with ComponentOne CollectionView™ for WinRT XAML. The C1CollectionView class delivers missing functionality like sorting, filtering, grouping, and modifying any collection. Use C1CollectionView as you would use CollectionViewSource in your Windows Store apps to instantly get more functionality without sacrifice. The C1CollectionView class is included in the C1.Xaml assembly. Learn more.
FlexGrid Performance and Data Enhancements
- Selection of multiple cells enhanced for touch input.
- Filtering, grouping and sorting supported when bound to any ICollectionView including C1CollectionView.
- Inertial scrolling enhanced for touch input.
The C1FlexGrid control recognizes the IC1CollectionView interface and exposes extended functionality such as grouping, sorting, filtering, and adding new items. FlexGrid uses the C1CollectionView automatically when you set it's ItemsSource property to an object that is not an ICollectionView already. In this release you will also notice cell selection and and inertial scrolling enhancements for touch input. Learn more.
New Tile Controls
Create tiled displays and navigation hubs with ComponentOne Tiles™ for WinRT XAML. Tiles make it easy to replicate the Windows 8 start screen experience in your own app. Get several different tile controls that support sliding and flipping animations with live updates. Combine tiles with different containers to achieve endless layout possibilities. Learn more.
New RichTextBox Control (Beta)
Display and edit formatted text as HTML documents with ComponentOne RichTextBox™ for WinRT XAML (Beta). The C1RichTextBox control supports basic HTML formatting, CSS, lists, hyperlinks, tables, images, and more. Use the control to display HTML content from the Web or use it as a rich text editor. Learn more.
New TreeView Control (Beta)
Get a hierarchical view of your data items with ComponentOne TreeView™ for WinRT XAML (Beta). The familiar TreeView UI is now available for Windows 8 applications. Supports collapsible nodes, hierarchical templates, check box nodes, editing, and drag-and-drop operations (mouse only in Beta version). Learn more.
PdfViewer has several enhancements including horizontal orientation support and text search. PdfViewer can also now load encrypted documents and load asynchronously. Also, the new GetPages method exposes the collection of pages as FrameworkElements enabling you to work with C1PdfViewer in new and different ways. For example, get the pages and display them in a different container or send them to a printer. Learn more.
New PDF Library
Easily create, print and email Adobe PDF documents with ComponentOne PDF™ for WinRT XAML. Create dynamic reports or directly output your UI to a PDF format with support for security, compression, outlining, hyper-linking, and attachments. Learn more.
New Tab Control
Organize and navigate content as tabs with ComponentOne TabControl™ for WinRT XAML. Tabs help utilize available space while letting the user see all available items to select. Tabs can be positioned to the top, bottom, left, or right of a page and support several different shapes and built-in features. Learn more.
New Menu Control
Add the classic "File" menu system to your Windows Store applications with ComponentOne Menu™ for WinRT XAML. The C1Menu control gives a real desktop look-and-feel with traditional looking menus that support deep nested items and vertical orientation. Learn more.
New Zip Library
ComponentOne Zip™ for WinRT XAML provides a complete implementation of the Zip compression standard. Improve the performance of your Windows Store apps by compressing the data sent over the wire and securing it with data encryption. The C1Zip library is the only complete, cross-platform Zip implementation. Learn more.