Janus GridEX for
.NET is a data-aware, fully editable component that can be
bound to any table in a dataset or to any other data source that
supports IList, ITypedList or IBindingList interfaces.
The Janus GridEX for
.NET does not sacrifice any group, sort or filter capabilities,
when it is bound to any of the previously mentioned interfaces.
The control has several “built-in” editors like: MaskEdit, CheckBox,
UpDown, Calendar DropDown, Combo* and DropDown Controls. The GridEX for
.NET control also permits you to define a “custom EditType” for a
*The Combo EditType can have several columns and also has “Type ahead”
The control offers many advanced formatting features that will give the
programmer total control over how data is displayed. New in the
.NET version are enhancements to FormatStyles like support
Blend colors and Transparency (Alpha Blending).
Custom Drawing, Watermarks and
Support for Windows XP Visual Styles were also added to
provide a rich UI appearance to modern applications.
Preview Rows and
Preview Rows provide a robust interface element, using them you can
"preview" one of your data columns below each row, much like Microsoft
Outlook does but now with the use of GridEX ColumnSets you can also
present one record in more than one row and even have columns spanning
across several rows. ColumnSets can also be used while the control is
Janus GridEX for .NET is now more functional than ever with the addition
of FilterConditions, where you can define simple or complex conditions
that can be used to filter, format, summarize or find rows which conform
to the criteria. The new filter capabilities
of the gridex control are so powerful that you could filter rows in a
parent table depending on criteria met in a child table.
The Control also presents a new MS Access like Filter Row which permits
users to easily filter the data presented in the control.
Cell, and Row Level conditional formatting can be done effortlessly
using FormatConditions, Now you can specify a simple condition for a
format or use the new FilterCondition property to have compound
conditions which greatly reduces the code you would have to write for
complex formatting calculations, also new in this version is the ability
to merge 2 or more Formats in a single row for cells meeting specific
GridEX Control for .NET library also includes a GridEXPrintDocument
component to easily achieve WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get)
printing of the data presented by the control.
With the GridEXPrintDocument component you can define page headers and
footers for your documents. To be able to print a range of pages you can
define the FromPage, ToPage properties in the printer settings. When it
is necessary to know ahead how many pages a document will have, the
GridEXPrintDocument includes a PrepareDocument method which paginates
the document before starting the print job.
GridEXPrintDocument component can be used with the PrintPreviewDialog or
PrintPreviewControl to provide your apps with a customizable Preview Window.