Hey everyone. The other day, I was responding to requests for more information on how to use the new RadForm, and I felt like we’re not being proactive enough in showcasing what our product has to offer. I’d love our customers to use our product to their maximum advantage, and I realize we have an important role to play to facilitate that. In this respect, I’d like to say a few words about one of our newest additions to the control suite – RadForm.

RadForm is an alternative to the standard Windows form. It offers you all the standard form functionality and has right-to –left language support. Furthermore, it supports MDI scenarios, with both other RadForms or windows forms nested within. It features а toolbar that can be shared among all the child forms in the parent form.

A pretty compelling feature is its theming capability, which allows you to achieve a consistent appearance throughout the entire application. It gives the developer a straight-forward way to customizing the form, and significantly improves the user experience.

A few of points to make about the new component: 

  • The RadForm is not meant to supersede the ShapedForm. 
  • It only provides a rounded-corner shape, which cannot be changed. 
  • It cannot take any non-standard shape, the way the ShapedForm can.

Please find more information about the RadForm here:
http://www.telerik.com/support/kb/article/b454K-hta-b454T-ckd-b454c-ckd.aspx


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Nikolay Diyanov

Diyanov is the Product Manager of the Native Mobile UI division at Progress. Delivering outstanding solutions that make developers' lives easier is his passion and the biggest reward in his work. In his spare time, Nikolay enjoys travelling around the world, hiking, sun-bathing and kite-surfing.

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