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Scheduler

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The DevExpress WinForms Scheduler displays appointments in different views and allows users to create and edit regular and recurring appointments.

Learn the Basics

The Getting Started article explains how to:

  • populate a Scheduler with appointments stored in a data source;
  • retrieve resources from a source;
  • add a Ribbon with actions;
  • pair a DateNavigator with a Scheduler;
  • map the properties of the Scheduler's elements to data source fields;
  • replace the default appointment edit form;
  • convert values retrieved from a data source.

The Appointments section contains documents that provide the following information:

  • what data an appointment can display and how to show custom data on appointment surfaces;
  • how to create recurring appointments;
  • how to add appointments in code;
  • how to prevent users from editing appointments at runtime;
  • how to create time intervals and prohibit users from creating appointments in these intervals;
  • how to group and sort appointments;
  • what are appointment labels and statuses and how to change them;
  • how to create and manage reminders.

Views

Depending on the active View, a Scheduler can divide the timeline into months, weeks (including or excluding weekends), and days.

views

The following views are also available in the Scheduler:

  • Timeline View - displays appointments as horizontal bars along Time Scales and an optional Resources Tree at the side.
  • Agenda View - a chronological list of appointments grouped by day.
  • Gantt View - allows you to schedule tasks and monitor the project progress. Note that starting with version 19.2, the DevExpress WinForms controls suite ships with a standalone Gantt Control.
  • Week View - the legacy version of the "Full Week View". This View displays a week as a 2x3 table where each day occupies a cell. Saturday and Sunday are combined in the last cell. This View is not available in the Scheduler. To enable it, set the SchedulerControl.Views.WeekView.Enabled property to true.

Data Binding

The Data Binding section explains how to add Scheduler elements (appointments, resources, etc.) from a data source, or create them in code.

Import and Export Data

The Scheduler can import/export or synchronize data with external calendar services.

Printing and Reports

Refer to the print article for information on how to print the Scheduler's data or save it to a file. If you need to create a report populated with Scheduler data, refer to the Reports section.

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