Nevron Open Vision Documentation
Diagram Overview

 

NOV Diagram for .NET is a fully managed, extensible and powerful diagramming framework, which can help you create feature rich diagramming solutions in WinForms, WPF, Silverlight, Xamarin.Mac, MonoMac and ASP.NET environments.

NOV Diagram for .NET is the product behind Nevron Draw - a commercial alternative to Microsoft Visio. As you would expect from a commercial Microsoft Visio competitor, NOV Diagram for .NET features most of the Microsoft Visio functionality and allows you to replicate the smart behavior of almost any Visio shape.

NOV Diagram for .NET is built upon the NOV Document Object Model (DOM) and is a scalable and extensible solution. It has been carefully designed to meet a vast amount of customization requests. The object model and the API had been thoroughly refined to be as native and intuitive as possible.

NOV Diagram for .NET features:

Drawings

Drawings are constructed by multiple pages each of which has multiple shapes. Thus diagrams are basically created by creating shapes inside drawing pages. Following is a brief overview of the drawing documents features

Libraries

Libraries help you organize drawing clippings into stencils. Thus libraries are basically created by creating library items that can contain single or multiple shapes.

Automatic Layouts

The automatic arrangement of diagrams is an indispensable feature, especially when diagrams are either too large or are automatically generated. NOV Diagram for .NET comes equipped with a sophisticated set of automatic layouts. Following is a brief overview:

Predefined Shapes

NOV Diagram for .NET comes equipped with numerous predefined shapes, which can come handy in many applications. The predefined shapes are consistently created by shape factories. Currently implemented are shape factories, which create shapes from the following categories:

 

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