Announcing DevExpress Universal v18.1

Built and optimized for desktop, web, and mobile developers alike, DevExpress Universal helps software teams deliver high performance line-of-business apps that amaze.

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Performance Matters

We've invested significant resources to optimize the performance of our WinForms PDF Viewer.

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Adobe-Inspired Print Dialog

The PDF Viewer's Print Preview boasts a full set of Adobe-inspred printing options. These include a real-time preview, page range selection, DPI settings and page orientation.

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Navigation & Interactivity
The comprehensive collection of document navigation and interactivity features allow you to create high-impact user experiences with ease.
Navigation Pane
A Customizable document navigation UI.
Navigation Pane
The navigation pane displays bookmarks and attachments associated with a PDF document. The panel uses a table of contents UI metaphor and allows you to execute actions (open a file attachment or go to a bookmark). You can customize the width of a navigation pane and control its visibility/state (expanded, collapsed, visible, hidden) as necessary.
Attachments
Open and save attached files.
Attachments
Attachements linked to a PDF document can be opened and saved to disc. An option to control security warnings when opening files is available.
Bookmarks
Open saved bookmarks with ease.
Bookmarks
When you click on a bookmark, the PDF Viewer displays the linked page (or web page). Bookmarks can be displayed within a hierarchical tree inside the Navigation Pane to help simplify document navigation. Customization options include the ability to hide the Navigation Pane once a bookmark is selected, wrap long lines and modify text size.
Zoom & Scroll
Bring it closer or move it away.
Zoom & Scroll
Just like Adobe's PDF Reader, you can zoom in and out of a document via Ribbon buttons, pinch & zoom touch gestures, mouse scroll wheel or keyboard shortcuts. Alternatively, you can use zoom factors such as Actual size, zoom to page, fit to width, fit to visible and any custom zoom level (%). For proper page orientation when viewing a PDF document, the control includes both a Rotate Clockwise and Rotate Counterclockwise commands.
Hyperlinks & Annotations
Jump to the right location.
Hyperlinks & Annotations
Hyperlinks can point to a page, an external document or to URI (uniform resource identifier). Stamps or annotations that are incorporated into a PDF document are rendered automatically.
Navigation History & Search
Built-in Find and navigation histories.
Navigation History & Search
The control stores page view history and allows users to navigate back and forth between individual views as needed. And just like Adobe's Reader, you can search for PDF content using the Find panel (options include case-sensitive and whole word search).
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Forms, Document Types and Clipboard Operations
Our Viewer does not simply render documents - it allows your users to edit form fields, initiate clipboard operations and import/exprot AcroForm data as needed.
Interactive Forms
Edit documents with form fields.
Interactive Forms
Once you've integrated the Viewer in your project, your users can edit any PDF document that includes form field information. The Control renders each field based upon its associated form type - text box, radio button, combo box with auto complete, check box and lists.
Import/Export
AcroForm data import/export.
Import/Export
If your document includes AcroForm data (interactive forms that contain input fields), you can import from or export to the following formats: FDF, XFDF, XML and TXT.
Clipboard
Copy text to the clipboard.
Clipboard
Use standard shortcuts and menu items to select and copy text from an active document to the Windows clipboard. As you'd expect, the control's API includes both a Select and CopyToClipboard methods.
Copy Images
Copy an image to the clipboard.
Copy Images
To copy an entire image (or any portion thereof), highlight it with the "Select" tool (enabled by default) and use the built-in Copy command in the Popup menu or the CTRL+C keyboard shortcut.
Passwords & Document Info
Work with password-protected documents.
Passwords & Document Info
The PDF Viewer Control supports password-protected documents and provides built-in UI so that end-users can enter their credentials in order to get access to the file.

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Additional Info

WinForms Themes and App Skins

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription ships with 50 custom designed and highly polished themes for your next WinForms application. You can use each of these themes easily, without modification or manipulate them using our free WinForms Skin-Theme Editor application. Learn more

Touch Enabled User Experience

Deliver elegant, touch-enabled WinForms applications using the platform you know and love. The WinForms Subscription helps you leverage your current investments and address customer needs via a comprehensive range of WinForms controls that support touch on both Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Sec 508 and Accessibility

The DevExpress WinForms Subscription makes it easy to create WinForms applications that meet government regulations regarding web accessibility. Sec 508 and Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 support is available for key DevExpress WinForms controls.

Straightforward Localization

All DevExpress WinForms controls can be localized using satellite resource assemblies. DevExpress delivers satellite assemblies for a large variety of languages and cultures. To help you get started, resource files for four cultures are included in our installation: German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. If you need to modify our shipping resources or create satellite assemblies for a different language, simply use our Online Localization Service, a free tool for our active WinForms subscribers. Online Localization Service

Testing Support

The DevExpress Universal Subscription includes built-in support for Microsoft's CodedUI. Unlike many vendors claiming support for Coded UI through the simple use of MSAA, DevExpress controls go the extra mile to make certain that individual controls fully comply with Microsoft's testing framework. We don't simply support Coded UI; we support it to the maximum extent possible. Note: CodedUI support requires purchase of the DevExpress Universal Subscription. Learn more

MVVM Framework

The DevExpress MVVM Framework ships with features that are absent in WinForms, but essential to MVVM development. These missing features include bindings, commands, UI triggers, behaviors etc. Our Framework includes all of these along with a straightforward API to make WinForms app development more efficient. Learn more