On Thursday, June 28, Syncfusion Product Manager Chad Church
conducted a webinar showcasing the newest features in Essential Studio 2018
Volume 2. The release included the debut of Essential JS 2 for Vue, the final
versions of our ASP.NET Core and ASP.NET MVC controls built on Essential JS 2,
and much more. In this blog post, we have reproduced the Q&A portion of the
webinar to answer any additional questions you may have. The webinar recording
can be found on our YouTube
page, or you can watch it here.
Q: Any plans for
the Gantt control?
A: We have a Gantt
Q: Will there be
a Word editor for Windows Forms?
A: We do not have
immediate plans for this currently. We already have the RichTextBoxAdv control in
WPF, which can be embedded into a Windows Forms application using ElementHost.
Q: Are you
planning to have a TreeGrid component for Essential JS 2 like the one in
Essential JS 1?
A: We already
have this in our plan and will be implementing it by the first quarter of 2019.
Q: When will an Angular
6 version of Essential JS 2 available?
A: Our controls
already support Angular 6.
Q: How do I apply
a license using Angular? Do you have any example references?
A: We don’t have
runtime license validation for the Angular platform yet. You don’t need to
apply a license.
Q: How can we
access feature requests? Can we vote on them?
A: We currently
don’t have a public feature requests list published on our site. We do have a
plan and it will be published soon.
Q: Do you support
RTL (right-to-left) flow in the Xamarin.Forms controls?
A: RTL is already
supported for many of the controls. However, we will make it complete by adding
RTL support for the controls that do not support it in the upcoming release.
Q: Can you move
your SSRS RDL and RDS files over to the Syncfusion Report Server?
A: Yes. You can
files to Syncfusion Report Server.
Q: Do you plan to
add a PDF viewer to Essential JS 2? If yes, when?
A: We do not have
an immediate plan to add this control to Essential JS 2.
Q: Can I use Essential
JS 1 and Essential JS 2 together (PDF viewer)?
A: Yes, you can.
Q: Can you explain in detail the Dashboard Cloud pricing?
A: Details about
the Dashboard Cloud pricing can be found here: https://www.syncfusion.io/bi/pricing.
Q: Can I use RDL
in Essential JS 2 for ASP.NET Core?
A: No. We do not
have a report viewer control in Essential JS 2 yet.
Q: In the
schedule, can the individual timeslots, e.g., 8:00–9:00 and 9:00–10:00 for a
given column be assigned a color or even text? I’m not referring to the
A: Yes, it is
possible. We do have cell template support and renderer events which allow you to
customize the schedule based on your needs.
Please find the samples here: https://ej2.syncfusion.com/16.2.41/demos/#/material/schedule/cell-template.html.
Q: The Community License now requires a LinkedIn login. Is
there any way to claim a Community License without a LinkedIn account?
A: LinkedIn is
not required, it is just the simplest way. If you don’t have or want a LinkedIn
account, you can create
an incident with us and ask for a license. We will send you a form to fill
out to confirm your details. Please be advised that our Community License can
only be used by any individual or organization with gross revenue less than $1M
USD annually, and 5 or fewer developers.
Q: Is there full
support for Razor pages in ASP.NET Core?
Q: With the
Xamarin image editor, is there any filter support?
A: Filters are
not currently supported in the image editor.
Q: The Xamarin.Forms
version requires license keys per app now. Are these per platform or per
A: License key
requirements are per platform and per version. Once you generate a key per
version, you can use any number of applications.
documentation looks good. Which tool do you use for documentation generation?
A: We use GitBook
Q: Where can we
get video tutorials/courses for Syncfusion controls?
A: You can access
various videos on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/syncfusioninc/videos.
Q: Can I run
scripts inside the PDF control? Like external service calls while saving the file
A: You cannot run
scripts inside PDF. But before you save, you can call the service and make
changes in it.