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Syncfusion ASP.NET Core UI Controls (Essential JS 2) - Release Notes

March 19, 2020


Bullet Chart

  • Provided support to legend for targets, actual value and ranges in bullet chart.


  • Provided support to highlight the data points in chart.
  • Provided support for patterns to the selected and highlighted data.

Document Editor

Breaking Changes
  • Default value of EnableLocalPaste is set to false. So, by default, the content will be pasted from the system clipboard.
  • Some locale properties are renamed as below
Previous Now
Linked(Paragraph and Character) Linked Style
Don’t add space between the paragraphs of the same styles Contextual Spacing
The password don’t match Password Mismatch
Exceptions (optional) Exceptions Optional
Select parts of the document and choose users who are allowed to freely edit them. Select Part Of Document And User
Yes, Start Enforcing Protection Enforcing Protection
This document is protected from unintentional editing. You may edit in this region. Protected Document
You may format text only with certain styles. You may format text only with certain styles
Type your comment hear Type your comment here
Added comments not posted. If you continue, that comment will be discarded. Discard Comment
Header & Footer Header And Footer
Different header and footer for odd and even pages. Different header and footer for odd and even pages
Different Odd & Even Pages Different Odd And Even Pages
Different header and footer for first page. Different header and footer for first page
Distance from top of the page to top of the header Distance from top of the page to top of the header
Distance from bottom of the page to bottom of the footer. Distance from bottom of the page to bottom of the footer
Insert / Delete Insert Or Delete
Number of heading or outline levels to be shown in table of contents. Number of heading or outline levels to be shown in table of contents
Show page numbers in table of contents. Show page numbers in table of contents
Right align page numbers in table of contents. Right align page numbers in table of contents
Use hyperlinks instead of page numbers. Use hyperlinks instead of page numbers
Bold (Ctrl+B) Bold Tooltip
Italic (Ctrl+I) Italic Tooltip
Underline (Ctrl+U) Underline Tooltip
Superscript (Ctrl+Shift++) Superscript Tooltip
Subscript (Ctrl+=) Subscript Tooltip
Align left (Ctrl+L) Align left Tooltip
Center (Ctrl+E) Center Tooltip
Align right (Ctrl+R) Align right Tooltip
Justify (Ctrl+J) Justify Tooltip
Create a new document. Create a new document
Open a document. Open a document
Undo the last operation (Ctrl+Z). Undo Tooltip
Redo the last operation (Ctrl+Y). Redo Tooltip
Insert inline picture from a file. Insert inline picture from a file
Create a link in your document for quick access to web pages and files (Ctrl+K). Create Hyperlink
Insert a bookmark in a specific place in this document. Insert a bookmark in a specific place in this document
Provide an overview of your document by adding a table of contents. Provide an overview of your document by adding a table of contents
Add or edit the header. Add or edit the header
Add or edit the footer. Add or edit the footer
Open the page setup dialog. Open the page setup dialog
Add page numbers. Add page numbers
Find text in the document (Ctrl+F). Find Text
The current page number in the document. Click or tap to navigate specific page. Current Page Number
  • #263861 - Table cells are now resized properly.
  • #260600 , #266651 - RTL characters are now remove properly on backspace and delete.
  • #260600 - When direction is RTL, elements now rearranged properly after change character formatting.
  • #250770 , #263443 - RTL text layout properly with special characters.
  • #264351 - Justify paragraph is layout properly when paragraph contains field.
  • #264631 - Stop protection is now working if password is empty.
  • #263171 - Cell options dialog content is now aligned properly.
  • #150960 - Hidden separator in context menu when hyperlink is disabled.
  • #150995 - Resolved error when importing the document with editable region restrictions.
  • #260600, #150466 , #266311 - Properties pane is now enabled properly based on the context type in header footer region.
  • #260133 - Resolved navigation issue on Ctrl + click in MAC machine.
  • 150960 - Enable/disable comment now working properly.
  • #263608 , #150960 - Resolved script error when disable toolbar.
  • #261241 - Resolved script error when remove hyperlink in splitted widget.
  • #259011 - Paragraph before spacing layout issue is now resolved.
  • #260206 - Resolved numbering list issue when list contains start at value.
  • #260206 - Restart numbering is now working properly for different number format.
  • #260637 - Resolved script error when removing comment in header.
  • #249197 - Resolved exception when export Sfdt to other type in server side.
  • #252868 - Resolved script error when resize row to next page.
  • #259972 - Formatting is now applied properly for keep text only option in paste.
  • #258191 - Table cell width are now updated properly.
  • #260133, #261809 - Page scrolling issue is resolved when right click in MAC machine.
  • #258087, #255070 - Grid columns are now preserved properly on export.
  • #255070 - Page headers is now export properly when section break in table.
  • #259583 - List level number for style paragraph is now export properly.
  • #259153 - Table cell width and height is now copy properly.
  • #258121 - Resolved warnings in bootstrap4 styles when run the application in Firefox.
  • #249197 - Highlight colours are now exported properly.
  • #260048, #256276 - Image files are now pasted properly.
  • #256903 - Resolved bookmarks API issue when bookmark is in table.
  • #256758 - Resolved selection issue after correcting the spelling mistake.
  • #258938 - Resolved typo error in place holder of comments text area.
  • #257481 - Font family in font dialog is now update properly based on current selection.
  • #257171 - Bookmarks is now update properly after paste with formatting.
  • #257161 - List number is now update properly when hidden field contains list paragraph.
  • #246365 - Borders are now render properly when copy and paste from excel.
  • #257455 - Font colour is now update properly in modify style dialog.
  • #250770 - Line is now arranged properly when insert field.
  • #255913, #257879 - Bookmark is now insert properly in splitted paragraph.
  • #255736 , #256106 , #257011 - Context menu is now open in Firefox, Edge and Safari.
  • #254998 - Character format is now apply properly for selected bookmark.
  • #254997, #256764, #257106 , #256764 - Paragraph format is now export properly if document contains selection.
  • #255272 - Resolved script error when navigate to bookmark in header.
  • #255188 - Bookmark is now preserved properly in header and footer.
  • #255601 - Bookmark is now select properly after insert text.
  • #256385 - Copy is now working properly in Firefox.
  • #256321 - Auto fit table is now lay-out properly if maximum word width exceeds container width.
  • #256509 - Resolved script error throws on backspace when selection is in bookmark end.
  • #256053 - TOC outline level is now serialized properly on Word export.
  • #256449 - Bullet list is now render properly in IOS chrome and safari.
  • #256099 - List is now apply properly in multilevel list.
  • #256384 - Tab width is now update properly when paragraph contains hanging indent.
  • 249782, 254484, 149278,258415,260463 - Added support for toolbar customization.
  • 253670 - Enhancements for copy and paste operation.
  • #262665, #151012 - Added API to customize search highlight colour.
  • #249197 - Added API to enable/disable spell check action.
  • #237725, #253671 - Added support for web layout.
  • #260639 - Added EnableComment property to enable and disable comment.
  • #259970 - Handled paste list behaviour using start at value of list.
  • #256487 - Enhancements for mouse and keyboard selection.

The Dropdown Tree control allows you to select single or multiple values from hierarchical data in a tree-like structure. It has several out-of-the-box features, such as data binding, check boxes, templates, UI customization, accessibility, and preselected values. The available key features are

  • Data binding - Bind and access a hierarchical list of items from a local or server-side data source.
  • Check boxes - Select more than one item in the Dropdown Tree control without affecting the UI appearance.
  • Multiple selection - Select more than one item in the control.
  • Sorting - Display the Dropdown Tree items in ascending or descending order.
  • Template - Customize the Dropdown Tree items, header, footer, action failure content, and no records content.
  • Accessibility - Provide access to all the Dropdown Tree control features through keyboard interaction, on-screen readers, and other assistive technology devices.


  • #238591,#247663,#253913,#263052,F147148,F147548,F149280 - Provided support for PDF export which exports Gantt data to PDF format.
  • #258677,#264570,F149280 - Provided support for manual task scheduling which is used to scheduling the task manually without any dependency.
  • F146634 - Provided support for Resource Unit, which indicate the efficiency of resource by each task and Work mapping support which is used to allocate the total number of works to a task.
  • #245866,#252413,#262485,F147349 - Provided support for the Resource view which is used to visualize the list of tasks assigned to each resource in hierarchical order.


The Kanban component is an efficient way to visually depict work at various stages of a process using cards, columns, and swimlane.

  • Data binding: Seamless data binding with various local and remote data sources.
  • Swimlane: The horizontal categorization of cards in the kanban, which brings transparency to the workflow. The swimlane rows can be expanded and collapsed.
  • Key mapping: Map one or multiple keys to single columns.
  • Toggle Columns: The columns can be expanded and collapsed.
  • WIP Validation: Set a minimum and maximum number of cards in a column.
  • Priority Support: The features enable to render the cards based on the priority value. So, user can easily drag and drop the cards to particular place.
  • Drag and Drop: Cards can be easily dragged and dropped from one column to another. You can also drag them from one swim lane to another.
  • Stacked headers: Additional column headers can be added in a stacked manner.
  • Tooltip: Display the card information with a default tooltip and templated tooltip.
  • Selection: Select a single or multiple cards.
  • Templates: The key elements such as cards, column headers, swimlanes and tooltip come with template support for embedding any kind of HTML element and CSS style.
  • Responsive rendering: Adapts with optimal user interfaces to mobile and desktop form-factors.
  • Localization: All the static text content can be localized to any desired language.
  • RTL: Display the control contents from right to left.


  • Drag events for pointer drag will be triggered now.


  • #F149168 - Support is provided to parse and utilize the complex data source.
  • #258888 - The map rendered from the providers such as Bing, OSM, and Google can now be exported in the supported formats.

PDF Viewer

  • #262787 - Exposed the event to notify the getPDFDocumentTexts method completed for all the pages.

Pivot Table

Breaking Changes

The appearance of the pivot table component has been improved.

  • #259812 - Provision has been provided to display only the required aggregation types in their context menu.
  • #262927 - Now, the drill through and editing feature can be worked in pivot chart by clicking its series.
  • #263612 - Authentication option provided to access the OLAP Cube while connecting it in a pivot table.
  • #151883 - Additional parameters are included in the cell template feature to distinguish each cells.
  • Now, you can customize the each field buttons (show and hide the icons, restrict drag and drop operations) available in grouping bar and field list separately.
  • Provision provided to customize the tooltip for both pivot table and pivot chart views.
  • Formatting option included in the calculated field pop-up to format the calculated fields dynamically.
  • Provision provided to display only the required chart types in its context menu available in toolbar panel.
  • An option included in the chart types context menu to change the multiple axes option dynamically.
  • An option included in the member editor to sort its members in a desired order.
  • Provision provided to export the complete page when virtual scroll option is enabled.


ProgressBar control is used to visualize the changing status of an extended operation such as a download, file transfer, or installation. All Progress bar elements are rendered by using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).

  • Type - Visualizes the progress in different shapes, such as rectangle and circle.
  • Annotation - Displays the custom content at the center of the circular progress bar.
  • Segments - Visualizes the progress in different segments.
  • Angle - Customizes the angle of the circular progress bar.
  • Customization - Customizes the progress and tracks thickness and color.
  • Animation - Progress bar be animated when rendering and refreshing the widget.


  • #266660 - The script errors thrown while destroying the multiple Rich Text Editor with the showCharCount property has been resolved.


  • #259186 The issue with the Vertical Slider tooltip content that rotate 225 degrees has been resolved.


  • Wrap text: Provides the option to display the large content as multiple lines in a single cell.
  • Data validation: Provides the option to validate edited values based on data validation rules defined for a cell or range of cells.
  • Find and Replace: Provides the option to find the data and replace it across all the sheets in Spreadsheet.
  • Protect sheet: Provides the option to restrict the user actions like cell editing, row and column insertion, deletion, and resizing.
  • Borders: Provides the option to customize cell gridlines such as color and its style for enhanced UI.
  • Show/Hide: Provides the option to show/hide the rows, columns and sheets.
  • Insert/delete: Provides the option to insert/delete the rows, columns and sheets.


  • #258560 - Deleting added records works properly for multiple child level.
  • Provides support to copy the selected rows or cells data into clipboard.
  • Provides support to load large amount of data on-demand in Virtual Scrolling.
  • Provides batch editing support for bulk add, edit and delete operations.