Welcome to Syncfusion Essential Windows Forms

Essential Windows Forms is a comprehensive collection of over 100+ enterprise-grade Windows Forms components for building modern Desktop applications. It includes all the UI controls that are typically required for building line-of-business (LOB) applications including Tools, Charts, Grids, Scheduler, Diagram and much more.

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.

Additional help resources

The Knowledge Base section contains responses to most of the common questions asked by the customers in the past. 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.

Create a support incident

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

Getting Started

GRID

DATA VISUALIZATION

DATA SCIENCE

EDITORS

SfDataGrid

Chart

Predictive Analytics

Autocomplete

SfListView

Sparkline

NAVIGATION

Calculator

GridControl

Diagram

RibbonControlAdv

SyntaxEditor

GridGroupingControl

Barcode

RibbonPanel MergeContainer

SfComboBox

GridListControl

Schedule

RibbonForm

ComboBox Autocomplete

Spreadsheet

BulletGraph

SfForm

ComboBoxBase

GridDataBoundGrid (Classic)

Maps

Office2007Form

TrackBarEx

File Formats

TreeMap

Office2010Form

SfButton

XlsIO

Radial Gauge

DockingManager

ButtonAdv

PDF

Linear Gauge

CommandBars

ButtonEdit

DocIO

Digital Gauge

GroupView

FontComboBox

DICOM

SfSmithChart

MulticolumnTreeView

FontListBox

PDFViewer

NOTIFICATION

TreeView

ColorUI

Presentation

SfTooltip

SfScrollFrame

BannerText

LAYOUT

ProgressBarAdv

GroupBar

EditableList

Carousel

StatusBarAdv

XPTaskbar

CurrencyEdit

TabSplitter Container

StatusStripEx

XPTaskPane

CurrencyTextBox

Wizard

Splash

MetroForm

DomainUpdownExt

Flow Layout

StatusBarAdvPanel

MainframeBarManager

SfNumeric TextBox

FolderBrowser

ToolStripEx

PopupMenu

DoubleTextBox

Border Layout

AutoLabel

XPToolbar

IntegerTextBox

Card Layout

SplashPanel

ContextMenuStripEx

MaskedEditBox

Grid Layout

GradientPanel

NavigationView

NumericUpDownExt

Grid Bag Layout

GradientLabel

TreeNavigator

PercentTextBox

Image Streamer

HubTile

TabControlAdv

TextBoxExt

Splitter

GradientPanelExt

ChildFrameBarManager

Multicolumn ComboBox

PopupControlContainer

SuperToolTip

GridRecordNavigationControl

Multiselection ComboBox

TileLayout

MISCELLANEOUS

RadialMenu

RangeSlider

TabbedMDI

QTP Add-on

MDIChildForms

ComboBoxAdv

SpellCheckerAdv

NavigationDrawer

RadioButtonAdv

Clock

ScrollersFrame

CheckBoxAdv

HTMLUI

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

ComboDropDown

Grouping

PivotGrid

SplitButton

Calculate

PivotChart

SplitContainerAdv

SkinManager

ColorPickerUIAdv

MessageBoxAdv

ColorPicker Button

SfSkinManager

RadialSlider

Rating

ToggleButton

SfCalendar

SfDateTimeEdit

DateTimePickerAdv

Calendar

MonthCalendarAdv