Version 3.0 - March 4, 2008
The new major release introduces right-to-left (RTL) support for all controls, MDI support for the ribbon, the ability to use ribbon galleries on forms and two new feature-rich controls: Calendar and Date/Time picker. The new version also contains new and updated samples, updated documentation and a lot of improvements and bug fixes.
- Added right-to-left (RTL) support for languages like Arabic and Hebrew in all controls (see screenshot).
- Added MDI support for the ribbon (see screenshot 1 and screenshot 2).
- You can now use ribbon galleries on forms (see screenshot).
- Gallery categories can now be expanded/collapsed (see screenshot).
- Added a Calendar control (see screenshot).
- Added a Date/Time Picker control (see screenshot).
- You can now assign an individual image and a tooltip for each combo box item (see screenshot).
- Added a TextAlignment property to the Label control (see screenshot).
- Added a Ribbon MDI sample.
- Updated the Controls sample to illustrate the new controls and features.
- Added two new articles: Using a Calendar Control and Using a DateTimePicker Control.
- Updated the documentation.
- Fixed a bug when changing the value of the Cursor property had no effect for some controls.
- Fixed a bug in the gallery menu when you could not rearrange menu items with the mouse at design time.
- Fixed a bug in the pop-up menu when images were incorrectly measured in some cases.
- Fixed a bug when commands in VB.NET were not deserialized at design time.
- Fixed a bug with the non-client area when it disappeared at startup in some cases.
- Fixed a bug the popup menu when its submenu disappeared on mouse enter in some cases.
- Fixed an issue when adding a new item to a popup menu with a great number of items was too slow.
- Fixed a bug in the NumericUpDown control on a form when the up and down buttons did not align properly.
- Fixed a bug in the NumericUpDown control on a form when display text did not reflect value changes.
- Fixed a bug with an incorrect size of the focus rectangle in the CheckBox and RadioButton controls
- Fixed some other minor bugs and issues.