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Bind to Data
The Vertical Grid supports the following data sources and binding modes:
- ADO.NET Typed DataSet
- Entity Framework & EF Core
- LINQ to SQL
- WCF Data Services
- OData 4V Services
- DevExpress ORM Tool (XPO)
- IList / IEnumerable
- Unbound Data Source
Read the following topics for information on data binding modes, supported technologies, and data sources:
DirectX Hardware Acceleration
With DirectX hardware acceleration, the Vertical Grid introduces a major increase in overall performance and HighDPI rendering quality (4K/8K).
Data Presentation & Layout Modes
The Vertical Grid includes multiple layout options to display data from a data source, which include:
Records, Rows, and Cells
The Vertical Grid renders data source records as columns, and data source fields as rows. Data values are displayed in individual cells.
Side-by-Side Record Comparison
The Vertical Grid control allows users to compare individual records side-by-side and temporarily hide other records.
The Vertical Grid includes dozens of UI/UX customization options available to you and your users. Its advanced customization features include:
- Drag and Drop Rows
- End-User Row and Column Resize
- Fixed (Pinned) Rows & Best Fit
- Show/Hide Columns / Column Customization Window
Edit and Validate Data
The Vertical Grid allows you to incorporate over 35 individual data editors within grid cells.
The advanced data editing features include:
Read the following topic to learn more: In-place Editors.
Sort and Filter Data
The Vertical Grid includes a comprehensive set of sort and filter options.
- Multi-Row Sorting
- Excel-Inspired Filter Dropdowns
- Filter Panel & Most Recently Used (MRU) Filters
- Instant Search / Find Panel
- Comprehensive API to Filter Data
Format Cell Values
Column editors automatically format cell values according to the editor’s type and settings. The built-in text formatting options include:
Read the following topic for detailed information on how to format cells: Format Cell Values
The Vertical Grid supports multiple appearance options and techniques.
- DevExpress Application Skins
- Property-Based Appearance Customization
- Custom Draw API - Manual Painting
- Alpha Blending and Background Images
Print and Export
You can print and export Vertical Grid content to multiple file formats (PDF, XLS, XLSX, MHT, HTML, RTF, DOCX, TXT).