Create a WinForms Designer Application using the Template Gallery

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The DevExpress BI Dashboard App Template Gallery contains predefined templates for building the Dashboard Designer and Viewer applications for all supported platforms. All available Dashboard templates are listed in the following topic: Template Gallery.

The steps below show how to use the DevExpress Template Gallery to quickly create a ready-to-use WinForms Dashboard Designer application.

Create a New Project

  1. In Visual Studio, create a new project. Select DevExpress v21.2 BI Dashboard App Template Gallery as the project template.

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    Click Next.

  2. Configure your new project and click Create. The Template Gallery opens.

Configure the Template

  1. In the invoked Template Gallery, select the target framework (.NET Framework or .NET Core).

  2. Select Dashboard Designer Application in the WinForms section. Specify the framework version and click Create Project.

  3. Run the application to see the result.

    The WinForms Designer application displays a sample dashboard and allows you to change it or create a new dashboard.

    Use the WinForms Viewer to display dashboards for end users.

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