WPF Essentials is an inexpensive bundle of Actipro’s most popular WPF products: Ribbon, Docking & MDI, Editors, Navigation, Wizard, and the Shared Library. All products are XBAP compatible and haveVS 2008 designer support, extensive documentation, and a large number of samples.
WPF Essentials is the premiere suite of professional UI controls and components for WPF. WPF Essentials licensees enjoyone year of free upgrades to any new versions of the above products.
Actipro Ribbon is a control suite that implements an Office 2007-like user interface and meets all of the Microsoft licensing requirements for ribbon UI’s. Powerful features like automated layout resizing, galleries with live preview, QAT customization, color pickers, contextual tab groups, themes, WPF command model integration, key tips and screen tips are just some of the amazing features you’ll find.
Actipro Docking & MDI is a complete solution for easily adding a docking tool window and/or multiple document interface to your WPF applications. It has more options than nearly any other competitive product out there. While it supports all the types of standard layouts you find in most docking window products, it also supports some extended functionality such as: nested dock sites (a self-contained set of docking windows within another docking window), side-by-side dock sites (two or more self-contained sets of docking windows next to each other), tool window inner fill (no workspace area), tabbed and standard MDI styles, custom workspace content, total control over docking window capabilities and appearance, animated transitions, and much more.
Actipro Editors is a suite of controls, including several parts-based editors and a masked text control, that can be used to collect user input. The parts-based editors use individual controls, called parts, to present and modify discreet values in an associated object or objects. Several default implementations are provided, for such types as Brush, Color, DateTime, and many more, or you can build your own. The masked text control can be used to restrict user input to a predefined regular expression mask, with support for input prompts, literal completion, and custom validation. An advanced month calendar control is also provided, that supports multiple selection, easy navigation, and much more. In addition, Actipro Editors can be quicklky and seemlessly integrated into both the Actipro Ribbon and Actipro PropertyGrid controls.
Actipro Navigation is a control suite that includes Outlook 2007 navigation bar, Windows explorer bar and breadcrumb controls, along with styles for animated Expander controls. Functionality and styles match their real-world counterparts and numerous built-in themes are provided for each control.
Actipro Wizard provides a powerful framework for developing wizard dialogs in WPF that follow the Aero Wizard and Wizard97 specifications. Features include multiple page types, easy page sequencing, selection change processing, full control over button states, page titles that update the containing Window, themes, templating, animated page transitions, automatic layout, and more. You can even retemplate Wizard for use in making WPF-based slide show presentations.
Actipro Shared Library is a useful library of miscellaneous controls and components. There are controls for easily adding reflections or resizing capabilities to any control, a radio button list, color pickers, animated transition presenter, and more. Components include everything from various helper classes to a recent document reference manager.
Visit our web site to try a live online demo.