Tag Archives: Gantt Chart Light Library

Default styles for WPF components from Gantt Chart Light Library

When we designed Gantt Chart Light Library we considered avoiding Microsoft’s own theming/default styling support (using separate theme assemblies) and we decided to simply inject the default styles at component level using Resources.MergedDictionaries internally. It works this way vey well, … Continue reading

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Simple ADO .NET connection for loading Gantt Chart items

Yes, sometimes you must use legacy systems, like ADO .NET, e.g. to run data reading code at low level but also with higher performance. If you want to load Gantt Chart items with dependencies (predecessor items), however, you should run … Continue reading

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Priorities for leveling resources with GanttChartDataGrid for WPF

With the latest builds of Gantt Chart Light Library, the WPF based GanttChartDataGrid component may level resources for you by taking item priorities in considerations as well. To set it up, simply update GanttChartItem.LevelingPriority int values from their zero default … Continue reading

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Fixed work Gantt chart items and limiting scheduling breaks

Microsoft Project supports fixed work tasks: if you’d set a different duration for such an item, its total work effort wouldn’t change, and the resource assignments’ allocation percents would be updated instead. Sometimes you may need the same behavior in … Continue reading

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Improved default Gantt Chart styles and more

Build 4.3.42 of Gantt Chart Light Library has just been launched. It provides: item leveling priority support, through GanttChartItem.LevelingPriority property allowing you to set up the order of interest for items upon resource leveling algorithm; custom scale interval coercion, extending … Continue reading

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Setting specific items as read only in GanttChartDataGrid (Gantt Chart Light Library)

GanttChartItem class offered with Gantt Chart Light Library and displayed by a GanttChartView or GanttChartDataGrid component instance doesn’t have a built-in IsReadOnly property. That is because only the Gantt Chart area is provided by the component itself – the grid … Continue reading

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Customizing Project XML serialization with Gantt Chart Light Library

If you use a GanttChartDataGrid component and you use iobjects inheriting from the default GanttChartItem class to provide CustomField properties of your own (possibly showing them as well into the grid’s Columns) you may want to export/import the custom field … Continue reading

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