Deployment

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This document describes which assemblies are required by applications that use the functionality of the XtraSpreadsheet Suite. Some of the assemblies are essential, while others that provide additional functionality can be optionally deployed, depending on your requirements.

If you use other DevExpress components in your application, their use and deployment should comply with the corresponding EULA documents. For more information on licensing and the redistribution policy of DevExpress, refer to Redistribution and Deployment.

Required Libraries

Below are the essential libraries that are required by applications that use the XtraSpreadsheet Suite. These libraries are considered redistributable under the DevExpress EULA, intended for distribution by you to the end-users of the software applications that you create.

Assembly

Description

DevExpress.Data.v20.1.dll

Provides the basic functionality for all DevExpress components.

DevExpress.Data.Desktop.v20.1.dll

Contains platform-specific classes used by DevExpress desktop controls (WinForms and WPF).

DevExpress.Utils.v20.1.dll

Contains basic utility classes and common skins (such as "DevExpress Style", "Visual Studio 2013", "Office 2013" and "Seven Classic").

DevExpress.Utils.v20.1.UI.dll

Provides the basic functionality for the user interface.

DevExpress.Office.v20.1.Core.dll

Contains base classes common for Office File API and Office controls.

DevExpress.Spreadsheet.v20.1.Core.dll

Contains basic classes that implement the main functionality of DevExpress Spreadsheet.

DevExpress.XtraSpreadsheet.v20.1.dll

Contains the SpreadsheetControl and basic classes that implement its main functionality.

DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v20.1.dll

Required for built-in editors.

DevExpress.RichEdit.v20.1.Core.dll

Required for built-in editors.

DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Contains the Ribbon UI, toolbar, menu and docking components, provided by the DevExpress Ribbon, Menu and Docking Library.

Note: This assembly is also required when using the PdfViewer control.

DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll

Contains a set of full-featured editors supported by the XtraEditors Suite.

Note: This assembly is also required when using the PdfViewer control.

DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v20.1.dll

Contains a navigation bar component supported by the XtraNavBar suite.

DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v20.1.dll

Contains the classes required to paint tree-like controls.

DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v20.1.dll

Contains classes that implement printing and exporting functionality implemented by the Printing-Exporting library.

DevExpress.XtraLayout.v20.1.dll

This assembly is required for the DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v20.1.dll library.

DevExpress.Printing.v20.1.Core.dll

Contains classes that implement the basic functionality for DevExpress printing libraries.

DevExpress.Charts.v20.1.Core.dll

Required for embedded charts.

DevExpress.XtraCharts.v20.1.dll

Required for embedded charts.

DevExpress.Sparkline.v20.1.Core.dll

Required for embedded sparklines.

DevExpress.DataAccess.v20.1.dll

Required for the Mail Merge functionality.

DevExpress.DataAccess.v20.1.UI.dll

Required for the Mail Merge functionality.

DevExpress.XtraGrid.v20.1.dll

Required for the Mail Merge functionality and certain built-in dialogs.

DevExpress.Pdf.v20.1.Core.dll

Required for export a document to PDF.

Additional Libraries

The following libraries provide additional functionality for applications that use the functionality of the XtraSpreadsheet Suite.

Assembly Description
DevExpress.BonusSkins.v20.1.dll Contains extra skins (such as "Metropolis" and "McSkin").
DevExpress.Dialogs.v20.1.Core.dll Contains internal classes that implement the core functionality for DevExpress dialogs.
DevExpress.Xpo.v20.1.dll Required for end-users to operate Data Source Wizard when adding a new data source in the application which uses Mail Merge functionality.
DevExpress.XtraDialogs.v20.1.dll Contains skinnable DevExpress counterparts for standard WinForms Open and Save File dialogs.

Non-Redistributable Libraries

Distributing any DevExpress design-time libraries ending with ".Design" (for instance, DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.Design.dll), is strictly prohibited.

Please consult the EULA for additional information on which libraries, tools and executables are considered redistributable.