WinForms TreeMap Control (Coming soon in v16.1)

Thinking Out Loud
18 May 2016

In our last major release, we announced the availability of our WPF TreeMap Control - a way to visualize hierarchical or flat data using nested rectangles.

As is always the case when we release a new product for a specific Windows platform, our WinForms customers were all over us to add this control to our WinForms toolbox. To our WinForms customers - we heard you loud & clear and I'm happy to announce that v16.1 will definitely ship with the new DevExpress WinForms TreeMap Control.

I noted in my blog post last year that if you are unfamiliar with TreeMaps and want to explore the UX/Analytics opportunities they offer, take a moment to review the following Wikipedia article.

The DevExpress WinForms TreeMap Control

WinForms TreeMap Control

Appearance and Behavior Customization

The DevExpress WinForms TreeMap allows you to specify the layout algorithm used to arrange tree map items. The following options are available:

AlgorithmExample
Slice and Dice
 
WPF Tree Map Slice & Dice
Squarified
 
WPF Tree Map Squarified
Striped
 
WPF Tree Map Striped

Should you require a different layout, you can design derivatives as necessary.  With Colorizers, you can specify TreeMap colors automatically. The following list includes all colorizers shipped with the WinForms TreeMap.

ColorizerExample
Palette
 
WPF Tree Map Palette Colorizer
Gradient
 
WPF Tree Map Gradient Colorizer
Group Gradient
 
WPF Tree Map Group Gradient Colorizer
Range
 
WPF Tree Map Range Colorizer


Much like layout algorithms, you can implement your custom colorizer when needed. Finally, the WinForms TreeMap control supports the interactivity features including selection, highlighting and tooltips.

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So tell us what you think - We'd love to hear your thoughts on our new WinForms TreeMap Control.


6 comment(s)
Kobus Smit 1
Kobus Smit 1

Great addition!

Will it also be available in the Dashboard component?

If not (yet), is there any way we can integrate it ourselves?

17 May, 2016
Martin Kammann
Martin Kammann

Will these be available in dashboards?

17 May, 2016
jerome crevecoeur
jerome crevecoeur

Greet News !

Thanks to listen your customers !

17 May, 2016
Alex Miller
Alex Miller

Yes! Can't want to try this.

18 May, 2016
J Joubert
J Joubert

Great component.

+1 to also add it to the dashboard component.

19 May, 2016
Steve Sharkey
Steve Sharkey

Excellent!

26 May, 2016

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