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Controls: As on Toolbox

The list below contains all DevExpress controls and components for the WinForms platform. Items in this list appear in the same order as in the Visual Studio toolbox. You can also refer to the list of controls sorted alphabetically.

Expanded Data and Analytics

EntityInstantFeedbackSource

The data source for the GridControl and SearchLookUpEdit that binds these controls to Entity Framework 4+ model classes in Instant Feedback Mode.

EntityServerModeSource

The data source for the GridControl, PivotGridControl and SearchLookUpEdit that binds these controls to Entity Framework 4+ model classes in server mode.

LinqInstantFeedbackSource

The data source for the GridControl and SearchLookUpEdit that binds these controls to any queryable source ('LINQ to SQL Classes') in Instant Feedback Mode.

LinqServerModeSource

The data source for the GridControl and PivotGridControl that binds these controls to any queryable source (e.g., 'LINQ to SQL Classes' or DevExpress.Xpo.XPQuery`1) in server mode.

PLinqInstantFeedbackSource

The data source for the GridControl and SearchLookUpEdit that binds these controls to any enumerable source in Instant Feedback Mode.

PLinqServerModeSource

The data source for the DevExpress.XtraGrid.GridControl, DevExpress.XtraEditors.GridLookUpEdit and DevExpress.XtraEditors.SearchLookUpEdit controls that binds these controls to any enumerable source in Server Mode.

WcfInstantFeedbackSource

The data source for the GridControl and SearchLookUpEdit controls that binds these controls to a WCF Data Service in Instant Feedback Mode.

WcfServerModeSource

The data source for the GridControl and SearchLookUpEdit controls that binds these controls to a WCF Data Service in Server Mode.

RealTimeSource

The component that acts as an asynchronous bridge between a data-aware control and rapidly changing data.

ExcelDataSource

The data source that extracts data from Microsoft Excel workbooks or CSV files.

SqlDataSource

The data source that allows you to bind Windows Forms data-aware controls to a database (in read-only mode) using specified data connection options.

UnboundSource

A data source used to supply and obtain a typed list of objects to data-aware controls in unbound mode.

ChartControl

Visualizes data as bars, areas, lines and other shapes. See Chart Control.

DiagramControl

Provides a canvas where you or your end-users can display, create and edit various diagrams.

FilterControl

Allows end-users to construct filter criteria, and apply them to controls or to a data source.

DataNavigator

The control that enables navigation through records in a data source and provides common record operations.

ControlNavigator

Provides a graphical interface for navigating data-aware controls that implement the INavigatableControl interface (this interface is implemented by all DevExpress data-aware container controls).

SparklineEdit

Visualizes data in a highly condensed way, allowing end-users to quickly understand and compare values from different sources.

GaugeControl

Allows you to create Gauges of various types - circular, linear, digital and state indicators.

EditFormUserControl

A custom edit form for the Data Grid control.

GridControl

Displays data from a data source in various formats (Views): Tabular, Banded Tabular, Cards, Windows UI-inspired Tiles and MS Windows Explorer-inspired UI.

GridSplitContainer

A satellite control that allows the Data Grid to split its client area into two resizeable regions, separated by a splitter.

GridLookUpEdit

The editor that provides lookup functionality using a dropdown feature-rich Data Grid (GridControl). You can display lookup records in a tabular format, banded tabular format, or as tiles (which can be arranged in one or multiple columns/rows, rendered as a list or a Kanban board).

SearchLookUpEdit

The editor that provides lookup functionality using a dropdown feature-rich data grid (GridControl), and contains the built-in Find Panel, allowing end-users to quickly filter and locate dropdown records. You can display lookup records in a tabular format, banded tabular format, or as tiles (which can be arranged in one or multiple columns/rows, rendered as a list or a Kanban board).

MapControl

Displays raster and vector maps. Supports both popular map services (Bing Maps and OpenStreetMap) and custom map data servers inside your corporate network. See Map Control.

PivotGridControl

Allows you to create a pivot table (cross-tabular format) for multi-dimensional analysis of large amounts of data.

FilterEditorControl

Allows you to edit filters in a tree-like and/or text-based form.

TreeListLookUpEdit

The editor that provides lookup functionality using a dropdown TreeList control.

TreeList

Displays data as a multi-column tree view. Can be used in either bound or unbound mode. See Tree List for more information.

SunburstControl

Displays an interactive Sunburst chart.

TreeMapControl

Displays flat and hierarchical data by using nested rectangles. See TreeMap Control.

PropertyDescriptionControl

The control that displays descriptions for properties being browsed in a PropertyGridControl.

VGridControl

The grid control that displays data in a tabular form with data fields rendered as rows, and records rendered as columns. See Vertical Grid.

Expanded Reporting

SnapControl

The Rich Text Editor-based report designer that allows end-users to create, modify and preview reports using a familiar Microsoft Word-inspired interface. Supports a variety of document formats for importing or exporting, including an original native document format that stores the layout without actual data.

DocumentViewer

The control to publish (preview, print and export) documents in Windows Forms applications.

StandardReportDesigner

The Report Designer with a traditional Toolbar UI.

RibbonReportDesigner

The end-user Report Designer that is based on the Ribbon UI.

Expanded Components

AdornerUIManager

The component that provides a transparent adorner layer for highlighting certain UI elements and/or displaying notifications for these elements.

TransitionManager

Allows you to implement animated transitions between control states.

BehaviorManager

A component that manages Behaviors attached to various DevExpress controls in order to extend their functionality.

FilteringUIContext

The component that generates a set of DevExpress Editors to filter data in a separate data-aware control.

ImageCollection

The collection of System.Drawing.Image objects to be used within DevExpress controls. The ImageCollection is also used as a part of the SharedImageCollection component.

SharedImageCollection

The image collection that allows you to share images between controls within multiple forms.

DPIAwareImageCollection

Storage that serves as an external icon source for DevExpress controls. Automatically replaces default images with their larger counterparts at higher DPI settings.

SvgImageCollection

Stores vector images added by you and provides these images to DevExpress controls.

DefaultLookAndFeel

Provides centralized access to global look-and-feel settings that affect all DevExpress controls in your application.

MvvmContext

Helps you build WinForms applications according to the MVVM architectural pattern.

TaskbarAssistant

Provides methods to manipulate an application taskbar button, Jump List and thumbnail preview.

WorkspaceManager

Manages layouts of all DevExpress controls in the application as one global workspace. Workspaces can be saved and restored to (from) a local storage or stream.

ToolTipController

Provides tooltip management for individual controls.

DefaultToolTipController

Manages tooltips for all DevExpress controls.

FormAssistant

Helps you convert your default application form into an XtraForm, Ribbon Form or Tabbed Form and select a DevExpress skin.

DXErrorProvider

Provides error management for DevExpress bound and unbound editors.

DXValidationProvider

Provides data validation management for DevExpress bound and unbound editors.

PersistentRepository

Stores repository items to be shared between container controls and components (GridControl, TreeList, RibbonControl, BarManager, etc).

StyleController

Provides centralized appearance and paint style management for Editors and Controls.

ReportGenerator

Provides an advanced way to print and export your WinForms Grid Control data.

SharedDictionaryStorage

The component that holds Dictionaries available for different instances of the SpellChecker component.

SpellChecker

The component that allows you to add Microsoft Office style spell checking capabilities into your application.

Expanded Navigation and Layout

XtraScrollableControl

The skinnable panel with built-in auto-scroll functionality.

PanelControl

The panel with or without a border.

GroupControl

The panel with a title which can be aligned along the top, bottom, left or right edge.

SplitContainerControl

The control that consists of two panels separated by a splitter, which can be dragged by an end-user to resize the panels.

SidePanel

A panel with one-pixel borders that supports panel snapping and the overlay resize feature.

XtraUserControl

The user control that supports look and feel and skinning technology. Provides centralized control over the look and feel settings of the DevExpress controls placed on it.

HScrollBar

The horizontal scrollbar.

VScrollBar

The vertical scrollbar.

AccordionControl

An advanced hierarchical navigation menu.

AlertButton

Represents a button within an alert window.

BarManager

The component that manages traditional bars and popup menus.

StandaloneBarDockControl

The control that can accommodate bars and display them at any position within the form.

PopupMenu

The popup menu, managed by a BarManager or RibbonControl.

TileBar

The bar with tiles that support the dropdown functionality.

DocumentManager

The component that allows you to implement tabbed, native MDI, Windows 10-inspired or Widget application UIs.

WindowsUIButtonPanel

Allows you to create Windows UI flat buttons.

NavigationFrame

The flat-styled page container without built-in navigation elements (unlike the TabPane), displaying one page at a time. Supports animation effects when navigating through pages. See Navigation Frame and Tab Pane.

NavigationPane

The page container with vertically arranged built-in flat tabs, displaying one page at a time in an expandable area, which can be resized, maximized and collapsed. Supports animation effects when navigating through pages. See Navigation Pane.

TabPane

The page container with built-in flat tabs (unlike the NavigationFrame), displaying one page at a time. Supports animation effects when navigating through pages. See Navigation Frame and Tab Pane.

RecentItemControl

The control designed to build a complex content for BackstageViewTabItem objects.

DockManager

The component that allows you to create docked, floating and/or auto-hidden dock panels inside a form or user control. See Docking Library.

CustomizationControl

The Bar Manager's customization form.

BackstageViewControl

A main menu for Ribbon UI, inspired by the menus found in MS Office 2010-2016.

ApplicationMenu

A MS Office 2007-inspired main menu for Ribbon UI.

DefaultBarAndDockingController

Allows you to customize the application-scope display and behavior settings for controls and components included in the XtraBars library - bars, dock panels, Ribbon controls, App UI Manager (DocumentManager) and tabbed windows (XtraTabbedMdiManager).

BarAndDockingController

Allows you to customize the form-scope display and behavior settings for controls and components included in the XtraBars library - bars, dock panels, Ribbon controls, App UI Manager (DocumentManager) and tabbed windows (XtraTabbedMdiManager).

PopupControlContainer

The control container that can be displayed as a dropdown.

GalleryDropDown

Displays an image gallery and custom commands in a popup window.

RibbonControl

Allows you to create a Ribbon toolbar with commands grouped into categories, pages and page groups. See Ribbon.

GalleryControl

The control displaying an image gallery, with the capability to categorize items into groups.

RibbonStatusBar

The status bar designed to be used along with the RibbonControl.

XtraTabbedMdiManager

The component that displays MDI child forms as tabs and provides basic form management features. To create an advanced tabbed UI, use the DocumentManager component instead.

TileBarDropDownContainer

The dropdown control container that can be associated with a TileBarItem object

OfficeNavigationBar

The MS Outlook-inspired navigation bar that supports integration with the NavBarControl.

TileNavPane

The hierarchical tile menu, providing navigation in a touch-friendly manner.

ToastNotificationsManager

The component that displays Windows Modern UI-inspired toast notifications. See Toast Notification Manager.

ToolboxControl

Displays multiple sets of items and automatically initiates drag-and-drop operations when an end-user starts dragging these items.

RadialMenu

The menu where items are arranged along the circumference.

XtraTabControl

Displays tabbed pages where you can place your controls.

TileControl

The control that manages Windows UI-inspired tiles. Using this component, you can create both static and animated live tiles in your applications.

SplashScreenManager

Allows you to create and show splash screens and wait forms.

LayoutControl

Creates and maintains a consistent layout of controls. See Layout and Data Layout Controls.

DataLayoutControl

Creates and maintains a consistent layout of controls for editing a specific data source's fields. See Data Layout Control.

LayoutConverter

Converts a regular control layout to a layout managed by the LayoutControl component.

NavBarControl

Implements a side navigation UI found in MS Office or MS Explorer.

WizardControl

Allows you to generate multi-step wizard dialogs.

Expanded Common Controls

SeparatorControl

Allows you to delimit controls within the layout.

FlyoutPanel

The floating panel that is displayed and hidden using an animation effect. See Flyout Panel.

PopupGalleryEdit

The editor that displays a dropdown gallery of items categorized into groups.

BarCodeControl

Displays a bar code.

TextEdit

The single-line text editor.

ButtonEdit

The text editor that supports built-in buttons in the edit box.

SimpleButton

The button that can display text along with a custom image and can be clicked at runtime without receiving focus.

CheckButton

The button that supports two states - elevated and depressed. It is possible to prevent the button from receiving focus on a click. Multiple buttons can be combined into a radio group, in which only a single button is checked simultaneously.

DropDownButton

The button that can be associated with a popup control or a context menu. It is possible to prevent the button from receiving focus on a click.

CameraControl

Displays a video stream captured from a video input device, such as a webcam.

CheckEdit

Allows an end-user to select between the unchecked, checked and (optionally) indeterminate state. Multiple check boxes can be combined into a radio group.

ListBoxControl

The list box control that displays a list of items that a user can select. Can be populated with items from a data source.

ComboBoxEdit

The text editor that allows you to select predefined items from a dropdown list. List items are typically represented by strings.

MRUEdit

The text editor that allows you to type a value or choose one of most recently used (MRU) values from a dropdown list.

SearchControl

The control that provides the search and filter functionality for the attached object.

PopupContainerEdit

The editor that allows you to display any controls within its popup window.

CalendarControl

Represents a Calendar control.

ImageComboBoxEdit

The combo box editor whose items can display custom images. The control also allows values from an enumeration to be displayed.

HyperLinkEdit

The editor to display and edit hyperlinks and navigate to their targets.

LabelControl

The label that supports formatted text, images, multi-line text strings and HTML formatting.

HyperlinkLabelControl

The label that supports displaying text or its portion as a hyperlink. Allows you to use HTML tags to format text.

CheckedListBoxControl

The checked list box control, in which each item can be checked, unchecked or set to the grayed state. The control can be populated with items from a data source.

ImageListBoxControl

The list box control that displays a list of items that a user can select. Can be populated with items from a data source.

MemoEdit

Allows you to display and edit multi-line text.

PictureEdit

The editor that displays images stored in bitmap, metafile, icon, JPEG, GIF, PNG or SVG format.

BreadCrumbEdit

The MS Windows Explorer-inspired navigation bar that allows end-users to navigate through a hierarchical tree of nodes.

CalcEdit

Allows you to edit numeric values using a dropdown calculator.

CheckedComboBoxEdit

Allows you to display and edit a set of Boolean options and bit fields in a popup window.

ColorEdit

The editor that allows you to select a color from a dropdown window.

ColorPickEdit

An advanced dropdown color picker that supports multiple palettes (a predefined color palette, Web, Web-Safe and System) to choose colors from.

DateTimeChartRangeControlClient

The RangeControl's client that renders a lightweight chart with a date-time horizontal axis.

NumericChartRangeControlClient

The RangeControl's client that renders a lightweight chart with a numeric horizontal axis.

RatingControl

The control to rate a specific content.

TimeEdit

The editor to edit time values using spin buttons or dropdown calendar.

TimeSpanEdit

The editor to display and edit time intervals.

TokenEdit

The text editor that applies custom validation to the entered text and transforms text blocks which passed this validation to tokens. See Token Edit Control.

DateEdit

The editor to edit date/time values using a dropdown calendar.

FontEdit

The editor to select a font from a dropdown list.

ImageEdit

The editor that displays images in a popup window.

LookUpEdit

The editor that provides lookup functionality using a lightweight dropdown grid.

MemoExEdit

The editor to edit multi-line text in a popup window.

PopupControlContainer

The control container that can be displayed as a dropdown.

ProgressBarControl

The control that indicates the progress of lengthy operations.

MarqueeProgressBarControl

Indicates that an operation is going on by continuously scrolling a block from left to right.

RadioGroup

Combines multiple options (radio buttons) into a group that supports selecting one of several options.

RangeControl

Supports range selection for any data.

TrackBarControl

The control that allows end-users to select a value by dragging a small thumb along a scale.

RangeTrackBarControl

The track bar with two sliders that allow a user to select a range of values.

ImageSlider

The control that allows your end-users to browse through a collection of images using two navigation buttons. Supports animation effects when navigating between images.

SpinEdit

The editor to edit numeric values using spin buttons.

ProgressPanel

Represents a control showing an await message to a user.

ToggleSwitch

The check editor to edit Boolean values using a movable bar.

ZoomTrackBarControl

The control that helps your end-users perform zooming by sliding a thumb.

PdfViewer

Displays PDF files in WinForms applications without the need to install any third-party software on end-user machines.

Expanded Rich Text Editor

RichEditControl   

The editor that allows you to create, load, modify, print, save and convert rich text documents in different formats. Provides numerous features, such as importing and exporting options, multiple predefined document layouts, conversion between different measurement units, field support, etc.

Expanded Scheduling

SchedulerControl

Displays scheduled data using one of the available views and provides the capability to edit, save and load appointments. See Scheduler.

AppointmentLabelEdit

The image combo box control used to select appointment labels in appointment editing dialogs.

ResourcesCheckedListBoxControl

The checked list box control that filters resources within the SchedulerControl.

ResourcesPopupCheckedListBoxControl

The editor with a pop-up checked list box control that filters resources within the SchedulerControl.

AppointmentResourceEdit

The image combo box control used to select a single resource in appointment editing dialogs.

AppointmentResourcesEdit

The pop-up checked list box control used to select multiple resources in appointment editing dialogs.

AppointmentStatusEdit

The image combo box control used to select the appointment status in appointment editing dialogs.

DailyRecurrenceControl

The control used to set recurrence options for daily recurring appointments in appointment editing dialogs.

DateNavigator

The calendar control for navigating dates. Can be associated with a SchedulerControl to retrieve various information (e.g., appointment dates).

DurationEdit

The combo box control used to specify time intervals (durations).

MonthEdit

The combo box control to select a month.

MonthlyRecurrenceControl

The control to set recurrence options for monthly recurring appointments.

ResourcesComboBoxControl

The combo box control that filters resources within the SchedulerControl.

TimeZoneEdit

The combo box that displays a list of time zones in its drop-down menu.

WeekDaysCheckEdit

The control that allows selecting days of the week by checking the corresponding boxes.

WeekDaysEdit

The combo box control used to select days of the week.

WeeklyRecurrenceControl

The control used to set recurrence options for weekly recurring appointments.

WeekOfMonthEdit

The combo box used to select a week of the month.

YearlyRecurrenceControl

The control used to set the recurrence options for yearly recurrent appointments.

SchedulerDataStorage

The component that holds data for the SchedulerControl.

ResourcesTree

The control used to display hierarchically ordered resources for the SchedulerControl.

Expanded ORM Components

XPInstantFeedbackSource

The data source for a DevExpress.XtraGrid.GridControl and DevExpress.XtraEditors.SearchLookUpEdit controls that binds these controls to data in Instant Feedback Mode.

XPCollection

The collection of persistent objects that implements delayed loading and can serve as a data source for a data-aware control.

Session

The session that is used to load and save persistent objects. See Session.

UnitOfWork

Maintains a list of persistent objects that are affected by a transaction. Keeps track of every change to every persistent object during a transaction that can affect a data store. See Unit of Work.

XPPageSelector

Presents the XPCollection as a pageable collection.

XPServerCollectionSource

The data source for a DevExpress.XtraGrid.GridControl and DevExpress.XtraEditors.GridLookUpEdit controls that binds these controls to data in Server Mode.

ExplicitUnitOfWork

The 'unit of work' that uses long explicit transactions to allow you to simplify the management of object changes and to access modified objects without having to commit the changes beforehand. See Explicit Units of Work.

XPView

The view that stores data retrieved from persistent objects.

XPDataView

The data source that displays data from result sets.

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