It's just an Excel Sheet. It can support. Net Application windows, Web Application
and VB6. Separate dll files for Windows, Web Applications and VB6. I hope, it's
replacing for Datagridview. Because both are same
History of Farpoint
1991 Spread released as a DLL control as the initial product
offering from Farpoint Technologies, Inc.
Spread VBX released.
Spread ActiveX released.
These components are now known as
2003 Spread for Windows Forms released as a completely new
managed C# version prompted by the launch of Visual Studio .NET.
2003 Spread for Web Forms (now Spread for ASP.NET) released.
2006 Spread for BizTalk released.
2009 Farpoint Technologies acquired by GrapeCity
Refer this Site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FarPoint_Spread
Demerits of Farpoint Spread:
Easy to Access.
Different types of Cell Type.
Separate Celltypes for each Cell.
Copy and Paste cells.
Supports Windows Windows
Support Custom Cell
Build in Custom Skin
Floating Formula Bar.
Client Side Column
and Row Resize.
Move Scrollbar (Horizontal
and Vertical) with or without User interaction.
Bound and unbound
One Event for
General Cell Type (like Button Click
Official Site: http://www.farpointspread.com/
Thanks for reading
this Article. I hope, It is very useful to you. Tomorrow onwards, we will read to
use Farpoint in .Net Applicaiton.