If I understand your first requirement, you want to have a list of names on the left side, and multiple items on the right for each name. This scenario is more suitable for our Scheduler control, where you can define resources, and each resource can have many tasks associated by it. You can see it in action in the following demo (you can choose TimelineView and Grouping Direction Vertical to achieve the desired layout):
I'm afraid I couldn't quite understand the second requirement. Is there a gantt chart example of it, that we can take a look at?
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