Thank you to everyone that joined Michael and I for the Webinar today.  We hope that it has motivated you to use some of these new enhancements in your applications today! 

As promised in the webinar, the slides, source code and recorded video are now available for your enjoyment!  If you have any questions feel free to email or tweet to us! 

Remember the WinForms Control Suite and Telerik Reporting are both available as part of the awesome value that is the DevCraft Bundle.  The DevCraft Bundle has 12 products that can help you become more productive in your development work!  For the price of two products, you can have the entire collection! – You need check it out!


Slides, Source Code and the Recorded Webinar Video are now available for you to enjoy!


RadChartView has been enhanced in Q1 2013 with features such as:

  • drill down support
  • multiple axis support
  • smart label support

RadPivotGrid has now been officially released!  It has also been further enhanced with full OLAP support with KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) as well as Sorting and Filtering of Cube data.


RadPdfViewer joins the cast of WinForms controls allowing you to load and interact with PDF documents from your hard drive, network share, URL or from an in memory stream.  The use of RadPdfViewer in your applications does not rely on any additional third party applications!  You have the ability to Open documents, Zoom, Search for text, Print, and navigate PDF documents when you associate the Viewer with a RadPdfViewerNavigator control.


The Visual Studio 2012 Dark Theme has been added, giving your applications the visual appeal of Visual Studio!

Visual Studio 2012 Dark Theme 


I’ve compiled a list of some of the unanswered questions from the Q&A.  Please feel free to reach out to me at any time if you additional questions.


Is there support for a Stacked bar chart?


We do support a stacked bar chart - you can find an example in the "First Look" ChartView example in the Demo Application that is installed with the WinForms tools.

Stacked Bar Chart
You can also see information on Stacked Bar Charts here:


Is there printing support from the RadPivotGrid


Yes! Printing support is available in the RadPivotGrid, you can see an example in the WinForms controls Demo application as well as here:


Is it possible to load a PDF from BLOB data from SQL Server into the RadPdfViewer?


Yes! Follow the example code provided in today’s Webinar and load the BLOB into the RadPdfViewer as a Stream!


Does the PDF Viewer have a PDF Signing Interface?


No, not at this time, the PDF Viewer is strictly a viewer.  I will let the WinForms team know that this functionality has been requested.



We hope you enjoyed seeing the enhancements and additions to Telerik’s RadControls for WinForms for Q1 2013!  Please reach out to us and tell us what you would like to see in the future.  Whether it be new controls or features, we are here to help get your message heard, and we have awesome product teams that like to make sure that our products Deliver More Than Expected!

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