Silverlight Controls 2013.1 Released

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Posted 11 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

A major new version of the Actipro Silverlight controls is now available. This version converts to Silverlight 5 and adds a new full-size Charts product.  SyntaxEditor gets new indicators features, TextFormattingMode support, its .NET Languages Add-on gets text formatting, and much more.  The Sample Browser has been completely rebuilt with a new modern UI style.

Detailed Update List


  • Changed target framework to Silverlight 5.


  • First product release.

Micro Charts

  • Added UI automation peers to the various chart/graph controls.


  • Added an optional indicator margin and related indicator object model to display glyphs in the margin.
  • Added several built-in indicator types (bookmarks, breakpoints, etc.), along with several new indicator QuickStarts.
  • Updated SyntaxEditor and IntelliPrompt popups to use the current TextOptions.TextFormattingMode setting.
  • Updated the Color Preview Adornments QuickStart with support for rgb(...) and rgba(...) specifications.
  • Updated rendering so that highlighting styles with backgrounds that span a line terminator will fill in the line terminator's area.
  • Added the IHighlightingStyle.BackgroundSpansVirtualSpace property, which allows highlighting styles with backgrounds that span a line terminator to render the background to the editor's right edge.
  • Improved highlighting style border rendering.
  • Added numerous new helper methods to the CollectionTagger class.
  • Added the TextRangeTrackingModes.LineBased option that can be used with taggers for tracking the text range of a single line.
  • Added the IEditorViewTextChangeActions.TrimAllTrailingWhitespace method and related TrimAllTrailingWhitespaceAction class that trim the trailing whitespace off all lines in the document.
  • Updated IntelliPrompt code snippet shortcuts to only be recognized via Tab key presses when the selection is collapsed.
  • Updated IntelliPrompt code snippet template sessions to unescape $$ delimiters.
  • Adjusted the order in which IntelliPrompt sessions handle input events.
  • Updated how the selection refreshes its visual appearance.
  • Fixed a bug where decoration adornments didn't always hide properly when within a collapsed outlining node.
  • Fixed a bug where several SyntaxEditor margin properties weren't being applied.
LL(*) Parser Framework
  • Updated the Getting Started 4d QuickStart's grammar to show off usage of AstLeftAssociativity.
.NET Languages Add-on
  • Added text formatters for both C# and VB, and updated related demos with format toolbar buttons.
  • Added automated IntelliPrompt features for attributes.
  • Added quick info for 'var' (C#) and 'Dim' (VB) keywords that shows the implicit variable type.
  • Updated the IntelliPrompt tips for generic method calls to include the type arguments.
  • Improved the resolver to handle lambda arguments passed to Expression<T> parameters.
  • Improved the resolver to properly resolve overloaded binary operators.
  • Improved the resolver to properly ignore overridden members that were intended to be hidden.
  • Improved the resolver's ability to select overloaded methods with delegate parameters.
  • Updated the display of documentation comment text to normalize whitespace.
  • Updated the binary assembly loader to handle a TypeLoadException in a certain scenario.
  • Fixed a bug where out parameters didn't show properly in C# quick info.
Web Languages Add-on
  • Updated the IXmlSchemaResolver.DefaultNamespacePrefixMappings dictionary to be initialized with the 'xml' prefix.

Shared Library

  • Added the ParallaxConverter that can be used to create a parallax background scrolling effect.

Sample Browser

  • Completely reimagined with a new modern UI style.

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