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Create a WinForms Viewer Application using the Template Gallery

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 Viewer application.

Create a New Project

  1. In Visual Studio, create a new project. Select DevExpress v23.1 BI Dashboard App Template Gallery as the project template.


    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 6).

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

    Template Gallery - WinForms Dashboard Viewer Application

  3. Run the application to see the result.

    WinForms Viewer Template - Result

    The WinForms Viewer application displays a sample dashboard. You can change the current dashboard using the built-in Visual Studio Designer.

    To create and edit dashboards at runtime, use the WinForms Designer control.

Next Steps

WinForms Viewer
Describes how to prepare the DashboardViewer control to display a dashboard in the WinForms application.
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