DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Segmented Button for Toolbar

April 16th, 2015

We are glad to share one more DHTMLX tip, and this time you’ll know how to divide the buttons from toolbar into groups (grouped buttons also know as segmented button).

You can create several segmented buttons for a single toolbar. Only one button at a time can be pressed within the group. It provides you more abilities with dhtmlxToolbar: click on the screenshot below to open demo and you’ll see how these groups can be used in practice.

Segmented button in toolbar

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Meet dhtmlxSuite 4.2 with New Component – dhtmlxSidebar

April 8th, 2015

We are excited to announce the update of our JavaScript UI library, dhtmlxSuite. This update is directed to enhance the functionality of the library by fixing the known bugs and making other improvements. We didn’t add lots of new features to the existing components, but we would like to present a new widget – dhtmlxSidebar.

JavaScript Sidebar Navigation Menu

Our new JavaScript sidebar component represents a nice vertical navigation menu. Any items can be placed in Sidebar on the left side and any DHTMLX components can be attached on the right.

javascript navigation menu
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DHTMLX Little-Known Features: “Soft-Closed” Windows

March 31st, 2015

One more small DHTMLX tip with the help of which you’ll be able to close window (not collapse), but it will be still active and continue working on background.

Why does someone need it? It’ll save you from the necessity to load the definite part of information each time, i.e. the work with your app will render faster.

soft-closed-windows

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What else is new in dhtmlxGantt 3.2

March 24th, 2015

As a follow-up to our recent update of dhtmlxGantt, we’d like to elaborate more on new samples and features that were added to the version 3.2. We hope that it will show you how many cool things can be done with our Gantt Chart and assure you to continue or start using it.

We’ve already described such new features like tasks grouping and multi-task selection, so we won’t stop at them now and will proceed to some other updates. Click on the pictures or the links below them to open the samples and try all these features right now.

Adding custom buttons in dhtmlxGantt

You can add clickable buttons and icons to the left grid, as well as in the content of the task bars. For example, you can add the custom buttons for add/edit/delete operations directly to the task row in order to simplify the control upon the tasks by clicking on one button.

Custom-buttons-gantt

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DHTMLX Scheduler .NET Event Calendar Updated to Version 3.3

March 20th, 2015

The ASP.NET version of DHTMLX Scheduler caught up to the update of our JavaScript version. Scheduler.Net 3.3 came out with the following new features and improvements:

  • “Days” mode for Timeline view added
  • Ability to show multiple days in Units view added
  • Touch devices support in Timeline view improved
  • New option for Tooltip extension added
  • Client-side API of URL and Expand extensions improved
  • Several issues related to Daylight Savings Time switch fixed



week-units-calendar

You may find more details here.

dhtmlxGantt 3.2: Tasks Grouping, Multi-selection and More

March 18th, 2015

We are happy to inform you that our JavaScript Gantt Chart, dhtmlxGantt, is updated to the version 3.2! With this update, we continued extending the functionality and greatly improving the performance.

Tasks Grouping

Since 3.2, you can group tasks in gantt by some property. It will be useful for estimating the project from each aspect. For example, you can group tasks by owner and see the workload of each person involved in the project. Moreover, grouping of tasks supports multi-level grouping.

tasks-grouping-gantt

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DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Loading Content into Tabs on Demand

March 9th, 2015

We continue sharing small tricks and tips that enable so many abilities when using our JavaScript UI library. This time we’ll show you how to load content into tabs on demand.

The described ability allows you to decrease the load on your app. The end users of your product may not need all the content to be load at once. Nobody will deny that this feature will make your app faster and more efficient.

load-content-into-tabs-on-demand

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DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Attaching Menu to Layout

February 17th, 2015

This post is for those people who want to save as mush space in their apps as the can. We provide the possibility to attach the menu to the layout header. And it can be done quite easy, let’s see.

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dhtmlxScheduler Updated to Version 4.3

February 4th, 2015

We are pleased to announce that our JavaScript Event Calendar, dhtmlxScheduler, is updated to the version 4.3. This update brings us some new features, lots of fixes and improvements.

Multiple days in Units view

This update introduces a long-awaited and cool ability to display multiple days in Units view. So now, using the days parameter, you can display even the whole week (or any number of days) divided into the sections.

Multiple-days-calendar
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Ability to Download Uploaded Files with New dhtmlxVault 2.4

January 28th, 2015

We are happy to inform you that we released a new version of our JavaScript file uploader, dhtmlxVault 2.4.

Ability to download files

The most significant and demanded new feature in this version is the ability to download the files from Vault. You may check the demo here and the way to handle files downloading here.

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