The Office Module integrates the following DevExpress controls into an XAF application:
In XAF, the ASP.NET Rich Text Editor and WinForms Spreadsheet support is currently in the Beta stage.
You can see a demonstration of the Office Module in the Property Editors and Reports sections of the Feature Center demo installed in the %PUBLIC%\Documents\DevExpress Demos 19.1\Components\eXpressApp Framework\FeatureCenter folder.
The Office Module provides two platform-specific Property Editors:
These editors allow end-users to edit rich text documents stored in different formats.
You can also create Mail Merge templates to generate documents based on data from your application database.
The Office Module consists of the following components:
You can add modules to your application when you create a new XAF solution using the Solution Wizard. To do this, select modules in the Choose Extra Modules step.
The Office Module extends the Application Model with the following properties: