New Year starts with the bang so here is new DotNetBar for you. 2 new controls: SuperGrid a powerful data-grid we built from scratch and worked on for better part of last year and MetroTilePanel a dedicated Metro Tile panel control with touch support.


SuperGrid is complete grid/editors control for your applications. It includes built-in data-binding, numerous editors, master-detail support, nested tables, built-in virtualization and much more. Here is screen-shot to give you just small taste of what this control can do:

Some features of SuperGrid control:

  • Master-Detail Views
  • Nested Tables
  • Virtual Data Support
  • Numerous Cell Editors + Custom Editor Support
  • Data-Binding to DataSets, IList, IListSource, IBindingList etc.
  • Office 2010/2007 and Metro Styling
  • Complete Custom Grid Styling
  • Built-In Formula Engine
  • Sorting
  • Much, much more…

To get you started please check out SuperGrid Quick Start Guide in our Knowledge Base.

We’ve been working on this control for good part of last year and this is just beginning. There is much more planned in coming months… Please see SuperGrid sample project you can find at My Documents\DotNetBar WinForms Samples\SuperGrid.


Metro Tile Panel is dedicated control to host Metro Tiles. It has built-in support for drag & drop arranging of tiles and it includes very nice tile move animation after drag & drop is performed. Of course touch support is included. Check it out in MetroTilePanel sample. Here is screen-shot of MetroTilePanel control in action:

All in all, there are over 60 new features and enhancements in this release.

Here are detailed Release Notes.

If you have current DotNetBar license download latest release on Customer Only web site. Fully functional trial version is also available. We are working on even more major new exciting features, but please do not hesitate to send me your feedback and wishes. Thank you for using our controls and please let me know how you like them.

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