iGrid.NET 6.0 with versatile cell merging released
A major version update of our WinForms grid control was released today. iGrid.NET 6.0 is a big update that implements numerous improvements compared to the previous major version, and the most significant of them is the long-awaited versatile cell merging feature for normal cells. Now iGrid can be also considered as an advanced DataGridView alternative with merged cells:
The updated PrintManager add-on released with iGrid.NET 6.0 supports printing of merged cells and some new options. In addition to all that, the new iGrid.NET contains performance improvements and bug fixes for all bugs revealed since the previous public update. All changes in the control and its PrintManager add-on are listed in the comprehensive What's New file on 11 pages.
The printable manual and electronic help system for iGrid.NET were updated to reflect all new concepts from the version 6.0. The new iGrid demo contains several new samples that demonstrate usage of merged cells in various scenarios.
The demo installation package was also enhanced for faster deployment of the control DLLs and all accompanying files.
iGrid ActiveX v6.5.84 available
This update of iGrid fixes 3 minor problems. One of them is the annoying beep when the user presses the Delete or Backspace key in our ActiveX grid in Microsoft Access forms, which is a common problem for all 3rd-party ActiveX controls used in this development environment. Now iGrid is free from this drawback due to a special low-level keyboard hook based on the IOleInPlaceActiveObject COM interface.