WinRT XAML Controls 2013.2 Released

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

A major new version of the Actipro WinRT controls is now available. This version adds several new Charts and Shared controls, along with a full port of our SyntaxEditor code editor control and all of its add-ons.

Detailed Update List


  • Added the PieChart and DonutChart controls, which render beautiful pie charts.
  • Added numerous pie and donut chart samples.
  • Updated charts to support the Dark theme.
  • Added the ability to display percentages on axis tick labels when StackKind is set to Percentage.
  • Added the ability to provide a custom function for building data point labels.
  • Improved the Scatter chart type sample with a real world example.
  • Fixed issue where using certain numeric types during averaging data aggregation would cause error.
  • Fixed issue where adding an EventSetter to MarkerStyle would cause error.
  • Fixed issue where XYSeries.ItemsSource did not work properly with all types of enumerables.
  • Fixed issue where having several scattered slices combined into 'Other' slice could cause rendering issues.

Micro Charts

  • Added support for multiple part property paths for XPath and YPath.
  • Updated charts to support the Dark theme.
  • Improved rendering of high/low values when all series values are the same.
  • Improved error message when binding to unsupported type.
  • Fixed a bug where XYSeries.ItemsSource did not work properly with all types of enumerables.
  • Fixed a bug where using certain numeric types during averaging data aggregation would cause error.
  • Fixed a bug where bar charts with a single bar would render incorrectly.
  • Removed the MicroXYChart.XAxisSlotInterval and YAxisSlotInterval properties, and fixed an issue with bar rendering.


  • First product release.
LL(*) Parser Framework
  • First product release.
SyntaxEditor .NET Languages Add-on
  • First product release.
SyntaxEditor Web Languages Add-on
  • First product release.


  • Added the RadialSlider control, which is a circular slider that can be used to input any scalar value.
  • Added the RingSlice control, which renders a portion of a ring at designated angles and radius.
  • Added the CircularThumb control, which is a thumb gripper with a circular shape and arrow adornment.
  • Added the DurationToMillisecondConverter value converter.

About WinRT XAML Controls


All WinRT XAML control licenses automatically include a free subscription for a year of free upgrades to any new versions that are released. At the end of the year, you may renew your license for another year to keep the free upgrade benefits active.

You can purchase our WinRT XAML controls individually if you wish however you have the option to purchase all of them in the WinRT XAML Studio bundle.  Purchasing the bundle saves 40% over purchasing all the controls individually.  In addition, if you own a WinRT XAML Studio license, you are automatically eligible to receive free licenses for any new control products added to WinRT XAML Studio that come out within your year subscription period.

Live Demo

You can give all our latest WinRT XAML control products a spin if you have a Windows 8.1 PC or RT device. Our Online Demos page has a link to the Windows Store, from where you can install our Sample Browser app.

Evaluation Download

You can download a free evaluation of our WinRT XAML controls from our Download Evaluations page. The evaluation includes everything you need to get started with our controls, including numerous demos and samples, in-depth product documentation, Visual Studio 2013 designer enhancements, registration of Visual Studio toolbox entries, and more.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us. We'd love to hear from you!

Free Upgrades

If you own an older WinRT XAML controls version and would like to upgrade to this latest version, please click the request a free upgrade link on your organization account page's 'Purchases and Licenses' tab. The link will appear there if your upgrade eligibility is active.

Actipro Software Support