Add-On Installer of Syncfusion Essential Studio

QTP Add-on

Syncfusion supports Quick Test Professional software with the help of Essential Test Studio, termed as QTP add-on, specially designed to meet the requirements of professionals who need to test your controls. Essential Test Studio contains Custom Libraries that helps Quick Test Professional record and replay the scripts of the application containing the Syncfusion controls. These custom libraries are built with the help of Quick Test Professional .NET Add-in extensibility. For more details, refer to Mercury Quick Test Professional Help.  

Essential Test Studio supports the following Windows-based controls. 

Essential Grid

  • Grid control
  • Grid Grouping control
  • GridDataBoundGrid control
  • Grid List control
  • TabBar Splitter control

Essential Tools

  • Docking Package
  • Menus Package
  • Command Bars Package
  • Tree Package
  • Editors Package
  • Tabs Package
  • Navigation Package
  • Notification Package

NOTE

You need to install Syncfusion Essential Studio of the same version and Mercury QuickTestProfessional, before installing this add-on.

CAB Add-on

The Syncfusion Essential CAB Enabling Kit provides extensible support for working with CAB easily. It helps developers enhance the look and feel of their applications, as well as speed up the development process with customizable UI’s. The workspaces are components or controls that encapsulate visual effects and layout strategies without affecting the business logic. 

The Essential CAB Enabling Kit offers the following workspaces and UI Elements.

Workspaces

  • Dockable Workspace
  • DockingClientPanel Workspace
  • GroupBar Workspace
  • PopupControlContainer Workspace
  • SplashPanel Workspace
  • SplitContainerAdv Workspace
  • TabControlAdv Workspace
  • TabbedMDIManagerWorkspace
  • XPTaskPane workspace

UIElements 

  • XP Menus
  • TreeViewAdv
  • StatusBarAdv
  • StatusStripEx
  • ContextMenuStripEx
  • RibbonControlAdv
  • XPTaskBar

Pre-Requisites 

  • Visual Studio 2005/2008
  • Microsoft Composite UI Application Block Framework
  • Syncfusion Essential Studio (Essential Tools – Windows Forms)

Framework Support

Essential CAB supports Visual Studio Framework versions V2.0, V3.5, V4.0, V4.5, and V4.5.1.

WebKit HTML converter

Syncfusion introduces WebKit HTML converter from the version 13.1.0.21 of Essential Studio that supports HTML to PDF conversion by using the WebKit rendering engine. This converter works on both x86 and x64 environments and can be easily integrated into any application on .NET platforms such as Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET Web Forms, and ASP. NET MVC to convert URLs, HTML string, images, and SVG to PDF.

Step-by-Step Installation

The following are the steps to install the WebKit installer.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion WebKit Installer. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically. 

    Installer Extraction Wizard

    NOTE

    No key is required for Syncfusion WebKit HTML Converter.

  2. Once the unzip operation is complete, License Agreement screen opens.

    License Agreement

  3. After reading the License Agreement, check the I agree to the License Terms and Conditions check box.

  4. Click Next. Installation location will be displayed.

    Installation location

    NOTE

    You can also browse and choose a location by clicking Browse.

  5. To install in the displayed default location, click Install.

    Installation progress

    NOTE

    The Completed screen is displayed once the WebKit is installed.

    Installation Complete

  6. Click Finish. WebKit is installed in your system.

Command Line

The Syncfusion WebKit Installer supports Command Line Install and Uninstall. The following sections illustrate this ability. 

Command Line Installation

Follow the given steps to install through Command Line in Silent mode.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion WebKit Installer. The Self-Extractor Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.
  2. The syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file is extracted into the Temp folder.
  3. Run %temp%. The Temp folder opens. The syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file is available in one of the folders.
  4. Copy the syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file in local drive. Example: D:\temp
  5. Cancel the wizard.
  6. Open Command Prompt in administrator mode and pass the following arguments:

    Arguments: “Installer file path\syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe” /Install silent [/log “{Log file path}”] [/InstallPath:{Location to install}]

    NOTE

    [..] – Arguments inside the square brackets are optional.

    Example: “D:\Temp\syncfusionessentialwebkit_13.2.0.30.exe” /Install silent /log “C:\Temp\EssentialWebkit.log” /InstallPath:C:\Syncfusion\x.x.x.x

  7. WebKit is installed.

    NOTE

    • x.x.x.x needs to be replaced with the WebKit version installed on your machine.* Above steps applicable from the version 13.2.0.x.

Command Line Uninstallation

Syncfusion WebKit Installer supports uninstalling through Command Line in Silent mode. The following steps help you uninstall the Webkit. 

  1. When you do not have the extracted installer (syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe) then follow the steps from 2 to 7.
  2. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio installer. The Self-ExtractorWizard opens and extracts the package automatically.
  3. The syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file gets extracted into the Temp folder.
  4. Run %temp%. The Temp folder opens. The syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file is available in one of the folders.
  5. Copy the syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe file in local drive. Example: D:\temp
  6. Cancel the wizard.
  7. Open the Command Prompt in administrator mode and pass the following arguments: 

    Arguments: “Installer file path\ syncfusionessentialwebkit _(version).exe” /uninstall silent 

    Example: “D:\Temp\ syncfusionessentialwebkit _13.2.0.30.exe” /uninstall silent

  8. WebKit is uninstalled.

    NOTE

    • x.x.x.x need to be replaced with the WebKit version installed in your machine.* Above steps applicable from the version 13.2.0.x.

Electron

Electron (Previously known as Atom Shell) is used create a cross platform desktop application for different OS like Linux, Windows and OS X by using JavaScript and able to access platform specific native API’s.

Step-by-Step Installation

The following are the steps to install the Electron installer.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion Electron installer. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically. 

    Setup Extraction Wizard

    NOTE

    No key is required for Syncfusion Electron.

  2. Once the unzip operation is complete, License Agreement screen opens.

    License Agreement

  3. After reading the License Agreement, check the I agree to the License Terms and Conditions check box.

  4. Click Next. Installation location will be displayed.

    Installation location

    NOTE

    You can also browse and choose a location by clicking Browse.

  5. To install in the displayed default location, click Install.

    Installation progress

    NOTE

    The Completed screen is displayed once the Electron is installed.

    Installation Complete

  6. Click Finish. Electron is installed in your system.