Welcome to Syncfusion Essential Windows Forms

26 Jul 20219 minutes to read

Syncfusion Essential Studio for Windows Forms is a comprehensive collection of over 100+ essential Windows Forms controls like Grids, Charts, Diagram, Scheduler and Tools for building powerful line-of-business applications faster. Syncfusion Windows Forms controls provides unparalleled performance, stunning built-in themes, touch-friendly UI, localization and seamless integration with Visual Studio.

How to best read this user guide

  • The best way to get started is to read the “Getting Started” section of the documentation for the component you need. The “Getting Started” guide gives information needed before writing the code. All the other information can be referred when required.
  • Now, that you are familiar with the basics of using the component, the next step is to start integrating the component into your application. A good starting point is to refer to the code examples in the sample browser that contains hundreds of code samples. It is very likely that you can find a code example that resembles your intended usage scenario.
  • After you have integrated the component into your application by using one of the sample code examples as a starting point, that you would need additional information on specific features and API. The best option is to search the specific topic by using the search box available at the top of the user guide.
  • Another valuable resource is the API reference that provides detailed information on the object hierarchy as well as the settings available on every object.

Controls list

NOTE

The name of the Visual Studio Toolbox entry provided when the common control name and toolbox name differs.

GRIDS LAYOUT NAVIGATION INPUT CONTROLS
DataGrid Docking Manager TabControl MaskedTextBox
Grid Control Carousel Ribbon AutoComplete
Pivot Grid Border Layout TreeView CheckBox
GridGroupingControl Card Layout Breadcrumb Color Picker DropDown
GridListControl Flow Layout ContextMenuStrip Color Picker
Grid Layout Navigation Drawer ColorUIControl
DATA VISUALIZATION Grid Bag Layout Menu DoubleTextBox
Chart Tile Layout Navigation Pane IntegerTextBox
Diagram GradientPanel MultiColumn TreeView PercentTextBox
Maps Popup Scroll Frame Numeric TextBox
Smith Chart Gradient Label ScrollersFrame CurrencyEdit
Radial Gauge PopupMenu Record Navigation Control CurrencyTextBox
Digital Gauge SplitContainer Excel-like Tab bar Splitter Radio Button
Linear Gauge GradientPanelExt Tab Splitter Container NumericUpdown
Pivot Chart Tree Navigator DomainUpDownExt
Bullet Graph FILE VIEWERS & EDITORS Radial Menu TextBox
Barcode PDF Viewer ToolBar TrackBar
Sparkline Spreadsheet Wizard Control Spell Checker
TreeMap Syntax Editor XPTaskBar Folder Browser
Skins HTML Viewer XPTaskPane Radial Slider
Range Slider
FILE FORMAT FRAMEWORKS Rating Control
DIALOGS AND NOTIFICATION Excel BUTTONS
Form PDF Button DATA SCIENCE
Tabbed Form PowerPoint ButtonEdit Predictive Analytics
Hub Tile Word SplitButton
MessageBox ProjIO Toggle Button
Metro Form MISCELLEANEOUS
BannerTextProvider LISTS AND DROPDOWN Calculation Engine
Splash Screen ComboBox CALENDAR Calculator
SplashPanel ListView Calendar Clock
Office 2007 Form AutoLabel Scheduler Grouping
Office2010Form Editable ListBox SfDateTimeEdit GroupView
StatusStrip Multicolumn ComboBox DICOM
Tooltip ComboBoxBase CLASSIC CONTROLS
Status Bar MultiSelectionComboBox ButtonAdv
StatusBarAdvPanel FontComboBox ComboBoxAdv
TabbedMDIManager FontListBox ComboBoxAutoComplete
Progress Bar ComboDropDown DateTimePickerAdv
CommandBarController GridDataBoundGrid
MonthCalendarAdv
SuperTooltip

Licensing

Refer licensing documentation to learn about registering syncfusion license key in your Windows Forms application to use syncfusion controls without license message dialog at runtime.

Additional help resources

The Knowledge Base section contains responses to most of the common questions that other customers have asked in the past, so this would be a good place to search for topics that are not covered in the User Guide.

Similar to the Knowledge Base, the Forum section also contains responses to questions that other customers has asked us in the past.

Support and feedback

If you are unable to find the information that you are looking for in the self-help resources mentioned above then you contact us by creating a support ticket.

Don’t see what you need? Please request it in our feedback portal.