WinForms Controls 2018.1 Released

Announcements Forum

Posted 1 year ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Avatar

A major new version of the Actipro WinForms controls is now available.

Detailed Update List

Bars

  • Added full support for right-to-left display of bar controls, useful in certain cultures.
  • Updated all controls and elements to support numerous WinUICore measure/arrange infrastructure improvements.
  • Fixed a bug where a layout deserialization could run into problems if a referenced commmand wasn't located in a certain scenario.
  • Fixed a bug where clicking a popup button link in a context menu would close the menu.

Docking/MDI

  • Added full support for right-to-left display of docking and MDI controls, useful in certain cultures.
  • Updated all controls and elements to support numerous WinUICore measure/arrange infrastructure improvements.
  • Updated system drags over unselected tabs to only select after a brief delay.
  • Updated auto-hide tab renderers to better handle non-square images.
  • Updated a single floating tool window title bar click to ensure focus moved within the tool window.
  • Updated the mechanism used to draw rubber band hints to help prevent rendering errors.
  • Updated WindowActivated events to be raised at the very end of layout loads.
  • Fixed a bug where loading the layout of already-open tabbed MDI documents might not restore container sizes properly.
  • Fixed a bug where dragging a maximized floating document window was dragging with the maximized bounds instead of restored bounds.

Navigation

  • Updated all controls and elements to support numerous WinUICore measure/arrange infrastructure improvements.

SyntaxEditor

  • Changed the default font to Consolas.
  • Updated the SyntaxEditor.IndicatorMarginWidth, LineNumberMarginWidth, SelectionMarginWidth, and UserMarginWidth properties to account for high DPI scenarios.
  • Updated the SemanticParserService.HasPendingRequest and PendingRequestCount members to account for the document currently being parsed as well.
  • Updated IntelliPrompt parameter info to close when the editor loses focus.
  • Added a handler for when the Courier New font isn't available on a system.
  • Updated all controls and elements to support numerous WinUICore measure/arrange infrastructure improvements.
  • Updated the WinUICore ModifierKeys enumeration to be simpler and more like other platforms.
  • Fixed a bug in the semantic parser service that could always wait the full delay time when calling WaitForParse in a certain scenario.
  • Fixed a bug in the HTML exporting logic when dealing with surrogate pairs.
.NET Languages Add-on
  • Added virtual CreateLexicalParser methods to the CSharpSyntaxLanguage and VBSyntaxLanguage, so that the lexical parser for each language can be adjusted if needed.
  • Updated the quick info tip display for VB optional parameters to render an Optional keyword.
  • Fixed a bug where a VB type without access modifier specified didn't default to Friend access.
  • Fixed a bug where a VB argument that wasn't being specified was being reported as a syntax error.
  • Fixed a bug in resolving by-ref parameter types.
  • Fixed a bug in the exception resolver logic.

Wizard

  • Updated all controls and elements to support numerous WinUICore measure/arrange infrastructure improvements.

About WinForms Controls

Licensing

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

Free Evaluation Download

You can download a free evaluation of all our WinForms controls from this page:

http://www.actiprosoftware.com/download/evaluations

Free Upgrades

If you own an older WinForms 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