MindFusion Pack for ASP.NET, V2013.R2

MindFusion has released Pack for ASP.NET, V2013.R2. Here is an overview of the most important new features in the components within the pack:

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Import of OpenOffice Draw files

The new DrawImporter class lets you import *.odg files created by the OpenOffice Draw Vector graphics editor. You just need to add a reference to the MindFusion.Diagramming.Import.Draw.dll assembly and are ready to use it. You can use various overloads of the Import method to import the OpenOffice drawing into a DiagramDocument whose pages correspond to the Draw pages, or into a single Diagram whose content is merged from all imported pages.

Import any type of diagram from

Import any type of diagram from an *.odg file

Canvas Mode Improvements

ContainerNode Improvements

  • Child nodes are now drawn by their containers; when containers overlap, the children of a lower container cannot appear in front of the upper container anymore
  • The ClipChildren property specifies whether to clip child items to container’s boundaries
  • The ZIndex property no longer changes automatically when dropping nodes into a container
  • and others


  • The MeasureUnit property now supports Centimeter and WpfPoint values. The latter allows loading diagram files saved by WPF and Silverlight versions of the control with their default units.
  • SwimlaneLayout now honors the Anchoring.Keep property value.
  • New line and quote characters in Tag strings are now escaped when passed to client-side click events in ImageMap mode, avoiding script errors.
  • As well a few bug fixes and API changes

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Chart themes are now XML files that you can save and load with the SaveTheme and LoadTheme methods. You can use the theme editor tool provided with the control to edit, save and load themes in a fast and intuitive way. The control provides an initial set of 8 predefined themes.

Major/Minor Axis Ticks

Use the new MajorTickLength and MinorTickLength properties to divide a chart axis in a more precise and accurate manner. The number and pen for the ticks are set with MinorTicksPerInterval, MajorTickPen and MinorTickPen.

Major and minor axis ticks

Major and minor axis ticks


You can apply tooltips on all chart types. Area charts in particular can show a different tooltip for every region between two adjacent data points.

Interactive Editing of Data

Line and bar chart elements can be dragged with the mouse. Bars can be dragged either in horizontal or vertical direction according to their orientation. Line chart points can be dragged in any direction. The dragging behavior is set with the Behavior property.

As well other useful new features.

You can read more about the new features of the components in the ASP.NET Pack at the forum. The new version is available for download from this link:

Download MindFusion Pack for WebForms, VR2.2013

About MindFusion.WinForms Pack: A set of WebForms components that add great variety of features to your ASP.NET application with a few mouse clicks. The pack contains advanced components for diagramming, scheduling, charting and UI (Accordion, ColorPicker, TabControl, Window, WindowHost, DockControl, Button, Slideshow, Zoom and more). Each tool boasts easy to learn and use API and is quickly integrated into any web application that targets the ASP.NET platform. The controls support numerous options for styling, data import / export, user interaction and offer rich event set. There are plenty of samples and step-by-step tutorials as well detailed documentation.

Use the features page for each of the tools to find out more about its capabilities and
the numerous ways it can boost your performance and speed up the development of your application:

Visit the buy page for details on the licensing scheme and prices. If you have questions please contact us. We shall be happy to assist you.

MindFusion.Diagramming for WPF, V3.0.3

We have just released a new version of Diagramming for WPF. It contains the following new features and improvements:

Import of OpenOffice Draw files

You can use the new DrawImporter class to import *.odg files created by the OpenOffice Draw vector graphics editor. There are various downloads of the Import method, which can be used to import an OpenOffice drawing into a DiagramDocument, whose pages correspond to the Draw pages. You can also import your *.odg file into a single Diagram whose content is merged from all imported pages. Currently we support shapes from the General and Flowchart shape palettes in draw. Each shape or link is imported into a ShapeNode or DiagramLink object, whose appearance properties are set to match those of the imported shape/link as precisely as possible.

You can now import your diagrams from OpenOffice Draw files

You can now import your diagrams from OpenOffice Draw files

Display graphs in 3D

You can now display the elements of a diagram in the 3D space with the new DiagramView3D control. The control is very easy to use – just assign the Diagram to be displayed in 3D space to the Diagram property. DiagramView3D adds a 3D model to the scene for each node or link of the specified diagram. By default, nodes always face the camera, unless the NodeRotationType property is set to None.

The new 3D graph viewer

The new 3D graph viewer


  • The appearance of hatch patterns used to draw frames for several HandlesStyle types is
  • You can now load HatchBrush objects from files saved by Windows Forms and ASP.NET versions of the control.

You can download the trial version of the software from this link:

Download MindFusion.Diagramming for WPF 3.0.3

The download contains all runtime libraries of the control, various samples for different .NET versions, extensive desktop documentation and step-by-step tutorials.

If you face difficulties installing or using Diagramming for Wpf, please contact MindFusion support team per e-mail or phone. You can also use the forum or help desk. All support inquiries are answered within hours of receiving them.

About MindFusion.Diagramming for Wpf: Designed and developed to be easy to integrate, use, and customize, this native WPF component places at your disposal every single feature you would ever need to create flowcharts, diagrams, graphs, schemes, DB relationships, trees and many more. Its long list of style options gives you complete control over the appearance of the diagram. With a set of eight automatic layouts you are sure to choose the best arrangement for your items and make the diagram easy to comprehend.

The control boasts a long list of events, properties and methods for user interaction, item creation, data input and output. You can read the full features list here. The online demo shows samples that demonstrate various capabilities of the control. The licensing scheme and prices are uploaded at the buy page. Source code is also available.