DataView Now Available


[Demo] Inspector window follows more nicely on macOS

[New] Added CopyDelimiter and CopyLineBreak properties to allow customizing how cells are copied as text (default=TAB,CRLF)
[New] Added Title() method to xWindowWrapper for Xojo cross version compatibility

[All] Fix for potential exception in Draw_ResizingColumns
[All] Fix for header not scrolling horizontally properly
[All] Fix for failure to respect changed value when handling cellDidEdit.

[macOS] Setting a material on a DataView now behaves when dataview is within a container.

[Win] Improvements in how listHighlightColor is read from OS
[Win] Improvement to how dpi changes are detected
[Win] Now handles hidpi better on Windows

DataView updated to v1.16

This release includes a significant rewrite of internal rendering with major improvements for Retina displays!

Download it here.

In this release:

  • [New] Internal rendering overhaul.
  • [New] FPS greatly improved for HIDPI/Retina
  • [New] using dashed gridlines no longer slows rendering speed
  • [New] Added CellTextWidth method to get the required width to display the full text for a given cell
  • [New] Added ListColumn.AutoExpandWidth() to allow for automatically expanding column width to show all text in cells of that column
  • [New] Added property DefaultMaxColumnWidth to allow setting a default max width for new columns
  • [New] Added EndEditing parameter to cellDidEdit to allow preventing editing of next cell when tabbing out of editing cell
  • [Change] DataSource renamed to dvDataSource to avoid naming conflicts
  • [All] Fix for popupmenu cells not displaying the currently assigned value
  • [All] Fix for potential exception when user resizing columns
  • [All] Fix for situations where a dataview is embedded in a panel inside a desktopContainer
  • [All] Some improvements to scrolling when a drag is near the edge of the control
  • [All] Home and End keys now scroll to top and bottom of view
  • [All] Fixed a possible exception when resizing columns
  • [Mac] Fix for column alignment Center/Right on M1 Macs

DataView Update & 20% off for Black Friday – Cyber Monday

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DataView has been updated to v1.15.7.1!

This release includes Windows Dark Mode support with Xojo 2021r3 when you set UsesSystemColors to true.

Also in this release:

  • Improvements to scrolling and drag speed when working with very long lists.
  • Scrollbars have seen some fixes especially regarding Windows 11 when ScrollButtons are enabled.

I’ve split this release into two project files, to avoid issues when working in different Xojo IDE version relating to inspector values not being carried over between project formats.

Visit to check out the changes!