• .NET Mobile

    Using an external library for the export to PDF functionality in Telerik’s ASP.NET Editor

    Q1 2013 brings an entirely refactored export functionality in RadEditor – you can now plug external libraries to do the HTML to other format conversion. Read on for an example and stay tuned for more samples that will come in the next posts in the series.
  • .NET

    Are you ready for RadControls for WinForms Q1 2013?

    Just a few days remain until the official unveiling of our 2013 Q1 release. Be the first, to take a glimpse into the pack of hot stuff we baked for you.
    February 18, 2013
  • .NET Mobile

    TreeList for ASP.NET AJAX Enhanced with Keyboard Navigation and Export to PDF in Q3 2011

    Following the tradition of extending the accessibility support for our controls, we are glad to announce that, starting with the Q3 2011 Beta release, we have added keyboard support to Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX TreeList control as well. This enables the user to carry out most major operations of the control with a few handy shortcut keys. Some of the more important actions accessible through the keyboard are: Action Shortcut key focusing the control on the page Ctrl + Y single, multiple and range selection Ctrl/Shift + Space expand/collapse of items Left/Right arrow keys navigating the active row Up/Down arrow keys insert/update/delete operations Enter and Delete keys You can set the preferred keys and other...
    November 17, 2011
  • .NET

    PDF Export with RadChart for Silverlight

    Every now and then when discussing the RadChart export options with customers, we receive the inquiry whether it is possible to export the control to PDF as well. The answer is – YES, it is definitely possible! While the chart control itself does not provide this feature out-of-the-box, you can easily build upon its export-to-image functionality and export it to PDF using our Documents Format Providers (also part of the RadControls for Silverlight suite). Basically, all you need to do is construct a document model based on the contents you want to export, and then pass the document to the PdfFormatProvider. Note...
  • .NET

    Image caching in PDF

    Over the past few days I worked on an image caching mechanism in the PDF Rendering Extension and I am happy to announce that the achieved output size reduction was more than significant. The Problem When a report contains the same binary image many times, the PDF Rendering Extension has no way of knowing that it is actually one and the same and renders it many times thus wasting disc space. For an illustration of this case imagine that you have your company's logo in the page header and your report is 200 pages long. The Solution: Enter Cyclic Redundancy Check I've implemented a central...
    September 09, 2008