Advanced User Interface Controls and Components

IntegralUI ListView for .NET WinForms

Rich data visualization in multiple views

Details about each version released

Date Version Description
Feb 03, 2015 v4.1 NEW: Flat theme
NEW: Each column header now can display multiple command buttons: drop-down, context menu, etc.
NEW: Option to show ScrollBar only when control is focused or mouse cursor hovers over its space
NEW: Mouse-Wheel now handles horizontal scrolling when only horizontal scrollbar is visible

FIX: Pressing the ENTER key now can be handled outside ListView control
FIX: Other minor bugs
Dec 03, 2013 v4.0.5 FIX: When HoverSelection is active the text of previously selected node now appears
FIX: AllowThemeExtend now works properly and theme colors can be changed
FIX: Hovering over items with shorter text then control width now works properly in ListControl
FIX: Drag-Drop is now allowed if item is dragged outside of item text area in ListControl
FIX: When dragged item is moved down during drag-drop it's placed in correct position
FIX: The size attribute of font tag now can accept decimal values
FIX: A default event is added
FIX: Resize line for columns is now positioned correctly when horizontal scrollbar has greater value than zero
FIX: A horizontal alignment for single subitem is npw working from their FormatStyle settings
FIX: Editing of subitem text is now applied when text is changed in label edit control
FIX: Holding of SHIFT+CLICK keys while selecting multiple nodes now also selects subitems
FIX: Editing of empty text is now possible
FIX: Changes from TextControl are now correctly shown and applied for subitems
FIX: TransparencyLevel property available for Columns
FIX: CheckBox state for nodes is now preserved from Editor in VS Designer
FIX: Other minor bugs
Jul 04, 2013 v4.0 NEW: Multi-column sorting
NEW: Span subitems in multiple columns
NEW: Serialization of partial set of items, color schemes and themes
NEW: Load on Demand option for loading partial data from XML file, database or memory stream
NEW: Owner Draw events for drawing each part of the control
NEW: Column can have with min and max width
NEW: Column formatting option to display values in user specific format
NEW: Different column permissions: AllowHover, AllowSelect, AllowResize, AllowDrag, AutoSizable
NEW: Different item permissions: AllowHover, AllowSelect
NEW: Tooltips for columns

FIX: When HoverSelection is active the text of previously selected item now appears
FIX: AllowThemeExtend now works properly and theme colors can be changed
FIX: Hovering over items with shorter text then control width now works properly in ListControl
FIX: Drag-Drop is now allowed if item is dragged outside of item text area in ListControl
FIX: When dragged item is moved down during drag-drop it's placed in correct position
FIX: Other minor bugs
Dec 20, 2011 v3.2 NEW: Option to show items in Card view
NEW: Option to align expand box in groups
NEW: Option to extend the current theme with custom colors
NEW: RatingControl which can use custom images to show rating values, includes star image as default
NEW: NumberedListControl presents a numbered list of items acting like navigation panel
NEW: Panel and TransparentPanel, presents a containers with gradient fill of its background and custom border appearance
NEW: A DisplayMode property for items which will enable for an item to act as a separator in the list
NEW: A style for drawing subitems when they are focused
NEW: Option to embedd new control: RatingControl which can use custom images to show rating values, includes star image as default
NEW: A new constructor which accepts String and creates a default item with text
NEW: Serialization of images from ImageList to XML file is now supported
NEW: GetPreferredSize method, which returns the calculates and returns the actual size of item space

FIX: The expand box of groups is now visible when horizontal scrollbar is at its last position
FIX: The last item is now visible with last scroll pos and when groups are present
FIX: Clone method of Columns, Items etc. now also include Key, Name values
FIX: The Value property of subitem now carries valid value in ValueChanging event
FIX: When list control is disabled and enabled again, the scroll bar also changes its enabled state
FIX: EnsureVisible method now position the specified item at corect location
FIX: Textcontrol now shows the bottom of low hanging fonts correctly
FIX: When vertical scrollbar becomes hidden, no longer resets the scrolling view
FIX: Speed for Mouse Wheel is now working as it should
FIX: When scrollbar is disabled, the current view is no longer scrolled with mouse wheel
FIX: Showing popup window in AfterSelect event, no longer causes multiple calls to the same event
FIX: When using TextControl as editor is shown in subitem with OnHover visibility, the focus is now properly changed to another row with subitem with TextControl
FIX: When ComboBox has initial selection set from the code, the selection no longer resets when a click is made outside combo box
FIX: AutoSizeColumn method when it is called, now fully shows the column text
Dec 29, 2010 v3.1 NEW: New Key property in ObjectEventArgs, used to uniquely identify different objects
NEW: Fully compatible with Visual Studio 2010
NEW: The Key which specifies the text from XML content is carried with the editing events
NEW: ItemObjectClicked and ContentObjectClicked events now carry also the MouseButtons
NEW: Mouse wheel supported in ComboBox, ListControl and NumericUpDown controls
NEW: EnsureVisible method for subitems. Using it will position the specified subitem to the center of the current view
NEW: Retrieving a subitem by its Key

FIX: When a click is made on any of scrollbar arrows or thumb it no longer raises AfterLabelEdit event
FIX: When column header is created with XML content, now the column can be selected by mouse click
FIX: Color styles for specific group are applied
FIX: When using ENTER or ESC key to exit from built-on control with OnClick or OnHover visibility, the focus is now returned to subitem
FIX: ComboButtons changes from thier editor are not applied to its parent control
FIX: GetScrollPos now returns the correct position of scrollbar
FIX: EnsureVisible now works also with pixel-based scrolling
FIX: Now when using KeySearchMode the current view is scrolled to show the found item
FIX: Scrolling large number of controls inside item, don't longer causes overlapping of panels over controls
Jul 15, 2010 v3.0 NEW: Great performance improvement during data load and control layout update
NEW: Partially visible controls remain active
NEW: XML attributes
     - assemblypath and resource for <img> tag, used to get references from emebedded resources
     - selectedtextcolor for <style> tag, used for changing the color of text when selected
     - <r> tag for regular font
     - id attribute for most tags, used to identify specific object
NEW: Option to separately show/hide the scrollbars
NEW: Option to create unique appearance of scrollbars using textures
NEW: Four color styles for every state of the scrollbars
NEW: CurrentList property, represents a flat list of all items that are currently visible and filtered
NEW: Alignment of check box, state image and item icon
NEW: EnsureVisible with option to choose the item position
NEW: ItemSelectionChanged even which notifies when item changes its selection
NEW: Option to edit items and subitems created with rich content. Also editing of specific text part.
NEW: Option to determine which columns can be edited
NEW: UpdateCurrentView, a new method with which only objects in current display area of the control are updated. Efficient fro example when specific subitem changes its visibility or to automatically resize the item/subitem height when contained control changes its size.
NEW: Margin, a new property in format style of the item, with which you can change the space between other items. Now every item can have different distance from other items

FIX: Scrollbar with size equal to zero no longer throws an error
FIX: During navigation when disabled items are present, the navigation is no longer blocked
FIX: When SelectionMode is changed all selection is cleared
FIX: When filter is applied, the items with child's don't show anymore the expand box even if there is no child items
FIX: ToolTip background is no longer transparent when FillStyle is set to Flat or BackColor and BackFadeColor are equal
FIX: Keyboard navigation when there are some disabled items function properly
FIX: Prevention of item selection can be done from BeforeSelect event when SelectionMode is set to One
FIX: When ItemSpacing is set to 0, the bottom line of item border no longer overlaps with the top border of the next item
FIX: Functionality of Visible property for subItems is fixed
FIX: When a column is fixed to left or right side, the subitems are also reordered
FIX: When footer is hidden the squared borders for columns now can be set
FIX: The position of mouse cursor (Hand) is also changed, when item or subitem content is vertically centered
FIX: The BackColor for subitems is no longer drawn outside the subitem border
FIX: When large images are added to the sprecified column with ContentType=Image, the image is shown even if the column width is shorter then the image width
FIX: When vertical alignment is used for rich content, the control is also vertically aligned
FIX: When column size is greatly reduced, the rich content of the item is no longer drawn outside the item bounds
FIX: When tables are used and styles are precreated using >style< tag, accesing the styles is possible thorugh id value
December 15, 2009 v2.2 NEW: 8 new built-in controls which can be used as a standalone and inside list control using XML tags:
CheckBox, ComboBox, DateTimePicker, ListControl, MonthCalendar, NumericUpDown, ProgressBar, TextControl
NEW: Advanced filter which allows data to be filtered by multiple values using AND, OR criteria and exact or prefix match
NEW: XML Serialization for controls and images
NEW: Improved performance during load process
NEW: ApplyFocusStyle, a property which enables/disables FocusStyle for items. Useful during multi-selection
NEW: Option to create XML content with images embedded in resource files
NEW: Option to navigate through subitems
NEW: Events for notification when column resizes
NEW: Events for notification when values of subitems changes
NEW: LabelEditStyle for customization of edit box during item content editing
NEW: PreserveVisiblity, a property used to preserve visibility of items when required

FIX: Items with height larger than current display area of its parent control are shown
FIX: Resource management optimization when using images
FIX: CPU usage when animating images is optimized
FIX: The appearance of underlined text is fixed
FIX: With ItemHighlightType set to None or when all items are disabled, the focus item doesn't appear
FIX: Column lines are no longer drawn over item content
February 10, 2009 v2.1 NEW: Option for Custom controls to remain visible during scrolling
NEW: Support for custom animated gifs in every item with control over animation
NEW: Option to edit the subitem text during runtime
NEW: Option to manually stop the fading effect

FIX: Content property accepts plain text
FIX: UnFormattedText property returns non-formatted text from the Content property
FIX: Item content is shifted correctly during expand/scroll
FIX: Every image used from a ImageList is disposed when it is no longer needed
FIX: When there are more than one references to the same image object from Image, SelectedImage, LargeImage or StateImage property, the referenced image from the first object is no longer disposed by other objectsd
FIX: Font style tags now can be used without problem inside the font tag
FIX: EnsureVisible method now works properly and it is added to every list control
October 15, 2008 v2.0 NEW: Improved creation of item's content with various objects: Text, Images, Hyperlinks, Custom Controls, CheckBoxes, Flags, etc.
NEW: Advanced formatting options by use of XML tags
NEW: A table based formatting of the item content, with which a complex data can be presented in a single item
NEW: Every content element can have their own color and format styles
NEW: Multiple images at different places in the single content
NEW: Multiple custom controls at different places in the single content
NEW: Content alignment for every element
NEW: Place various elements in paragraphs and tables
NEW: Ability to present custom animation along with process progress during execution of any operation
NEW: Enrich the control appearance with 5 new styles for every SubItem
NEW: Excel-like look and feel
NEW: Built-in keyword search
NEW: Built-in sorting and option to add custom sort operations
NEW: Built-in check box scenario with three states
NEW: Built-in controls: CheckBox
NEW: Built-in drag&drop functionality for groups
NEW: Customizable ToolTips
NEW: Option to change the roundness of control border corner
NEW: TagString property for every list control
NEW: Multi-column selection
NEW: SubItem Frame selection
FIX: Image Editor cannot be used from control editor in VS 2005/2008
FIX: AfterSelect event is fired before firing the GotFocus event
FIX: Multiple Selection in LargeIcon view doesn't select correctly the items
FIX: The default behavior of Right-Click operation needs to be like in standard ListView control
FIX: Column reorder, during drag&drop, is not show correctly when horizontal scrollbar is moved
FIX: MessageBox shown from XML Encoding needs to be removed
FIX: The MouseWheel event is not marked as handled
FIX: The BeforeLabelEdit event is fired before the text is changed
FIX: CursorConverter fires an error in VS 2005/2008
FIX: During editing of item label, the process cannot be canceled. Also, the BeforeLabelEdit and AfterLabelEdit events doesn't carry with them the original item text.
FIX: Custom Controls are not scrolled by clicking on the horizontal scrollbar arrows
FIX: During drag&drop in ListView, when groups are shown, the drop marker is not shown in correct position
FIX: ItemPosColor in ListView is not applied for drop marker
FIX: StyleFromParent for groups in ListView doesn' t work, because the current group style is not updated from individual group styles.
March 20, 2008 v1.2 NEW: ItemDrag event, fired during start of a custom drag&drop operation
NEW: ItemMouseHover, fired when mouse cursor hovers for some time over item space
NEW: ScrollPosChanged, fired when there is a change in scrollbar value
NEW: ShowStateImages, property with which you can control the appearance of State Images
NEW: FindItem, method for searching an item with matching text
NEW: GetSubItem, method retrieves a reference to a subitem on which mouse cursor hovers
NEW: Two new sample projects demonstrating the use of custom controls and drag&drop operations

FIX: In LabelEdit mode, the item text editing control is shown whenever the mouse is clicked
FIX: The State Image is not shown every time
FIX: When the border corners are set all Squared programmatically, the border area remains unpainted
FIX: The item images still occupies memory, even when they are replaced with new images
January 9, 2008 v1.1.367 NEW: Columns in ListView and TreeListView can be autosized

FIX: ItemObjectClicking event which is fired before hyperlink is clicked
FIX: AfterLabelEdit event is fired during mouse up without active text editor
FIX: When the bold text in items or items is edited, the end word is hidden in text editor
FIX: The outer edge of the control does not paint under Windows Server 2003
October 17, 2007 V1.1 NEW: Can contain custom controls in every subitem
NEW: 4 ways to control the visibility of contained custom controls
NEW: The position of vertical scrollbar can be programmatically changed
NEW: Method for determining whether the item is present in the parent control display area
NEW: Control over visibility of reorder mark during drag&drop operation
NEW: Controls are supported under Windows Vista

FIX: An event is raised when user clicks a hyperlink in the item
FIX: The outer edge of the control does not paint under Vista
FIX: The FocusItemChanged event will be thrown whenever there is a change in a focus item
June 22, 2007 v1.0 First release