WinForms Gantt at its Best

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Our WinForms Gantt control is built for speed - designed to address your toughest project planning requirements regardless of dataset size and information complexity.

DevExpress Gantt uses DirectX Hardware Acceleration for the fastest possible performance on 4K displays. With DirectX, you'll create highly responsive apps and avoid all the limitations of GDI+.

Performance and DirectX Support - WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

WinForms Gantt Views

Configurable Timescale with Zoom Support

With our WinForms Gantt control, you can adjust the timescale and display the desired time unit with absolute ease. From milliseconds to years, our DevExpress WinForms Gantt allows you to browse data across various detail levels. To initiate zoom operations, you simply hold the CTRL key and rotate your mouse scroll as needed (to zoom in or zoom out).

The timescale can display one, two, or three rulers. Rulers display different measure units depending on zoom factor: years-quarters-months, months-days-hours, etc.

The DevExpress Gantt control provides a flexible set of rules so you can specify non-working days and define work time for each day.

WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

Gantt Tasks, Milestones and Dependencies

Stay on Track and Moving Forward

The DevExpress WinForms Gantt control displays tasks as horizontal bars along timescales. It also displays current schedule status, its hierarchy and dependency relationships between individual tasks.

Our WinForms Gantt control can display three different items: Tasks, Summary Tasks, and Milestones. DevExpress Gantt determines item type automatically. A task without a duration is a Milestone and a task with children is a Summary Task. Tasks can display progress states within the Gantt region.

Tasks, Milestones and Dependencies - WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

WinForms Themes and Application Skins

Over 50 Custom Themes Designed to Amaze

You can specify a theme when you ship your app or allow end-user to modify the look and feel of your WinForms application on the fly. And yes, you can even customize our pre-built application skins/themes with the free DevExpress WinForms Skin‑Theme Editor. The following are a few of the skins/themes included in our distribution.

Basic Vector Skin - Pine Light Palette | DevExpress

Basic Vector

Pine Light Palette

Office 2019 Colorful Skin - Default Palette | DevExpress

Office 2019 Colorful

Default Palette

WXI - Calmness Palette | DevExpress

WXI

Calmness Palette

Office 2019 Black Skin - Forest Palette | DevExpress

Office 2019 Black

Forest Palette

Interactive Editing

Auto-Scheduling is Built-in

Our WinForms Gantt Control supports interactive editing. End-users can edit tasks in the chart and task areas. In the task area, users can invoke a cell editor to update a task's start/finish date, progress, or duration. In the chart area, end-users can move a task to a new time slot, split tasks, update progress, or change a dependency via drag and drop. Changes in the chart area are automatically reflected in the task area, and vice versa.

When an end-user changes a task's start/finish date, dependency, or progress, the Gantt control automatically reschedules all dependent tasks throughout the project.

The Gantt Control can highlight critical paths - sequences of dependent tasks that affect the project's start or finish date. Highlight color is driven by the current skin.

Editing and Auto-Scheduling - WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

Gantt Timeline

The WinForms Gantt control integrates a timeline. Features include:

  • Display Timeline at the Top or Bottom of the Gantt Control
  • Bind to Data
  • Multiple Timeline Bars
  • Add/Remove Tasks and Milestones to/from Timeline
  • Configurable Date-Time Range
  • Select Multiple Tasks
  • Today Indicator, Built-in Context Menu
  • Pan and Zoom Timeline Scale
  • Resize Timeline
  • Print and Export
Timeline - WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

Gantt Appearance

Deliver Fine-Tuned User Experiences

Our WinForms Gantt control ships with task appearance options, a configurable Ribbon UI, DevExpress Skin/Theme support, SVG Support, and custom draw API to help you build fully customizable, high-impact project management solutions for your enterprise.

UI and Appearance Options - WinForms Gantt Control, DevExpress

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