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SQL Query Builder for WinForms .NET

Active Query Builder WinForms Edition is a visual query builder component suite to let your end-users build complex SQL queries, as well as to parse, analyze SQL queries and represent them visually. Its powerful API allows you to parse complex SQL queries for programmatic analysis and modification. Active Query Builder is a true two-way query builder, so that you can combine visual query building with direct SQL query text editing.

Active Query Builder built with standard .NET controls, thus it's seamlessly integrate into your WinForms application. Active Query Builder WinForms Edition will always look natively with any Windows theme and version as it uses child windows to display database objects on the Design Pane.

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WinForms .NET Edition compatibility list

  • Supports Visual Studio 2010-2017 (any programming language)
  • Fully compatible with WinForms .NET Framework 4.0 and higher.
  • Doesn't contain CPU platform dependent code, compiled in AnyCPU mode.
  • Runs on any Microsoft .NET Framework-compatible system.

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Quick integration and unmatched ease of use

Active Query Builder WinForms .NET Edition is shipped with the full set of visual assistants that allow you to get up and running in seconds.

  • The Configuration Wizard will guide you through the process of adding component on a form by letting you choose the required database server, and setting up the connection to it, and even adding the necessary initialization strings to the source code of your form.
  • The Metadata Editor will let you set up the presentation of your database for the end-user by selecting the way objects are organized within the Database Schema Tree, defining alternate user-friendly names, removing unwanted objects, etc.
  • A wide range of demo projects will help you to master the component quickly.
  • The API reference is integrated in the Visual Studio help system and also available online.

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Join Types

Automatic Joins Creation
Active Query Builder automatically determines relationships between tables and creates appropriate joins for them.

Different Join Types
Active Query Builder allows to define different join types and various server-specific query options visually.

Unions and Sub-queries

Unions and Sub-Queries
Unions, sub queries and derived tables can be accessed and built visually in Active Query Builder as easy as the main query.

Grouping, Sorting and Criteria
Active Query Builder allows to define grouping, sorting, and constructing criteria in a simple and direct way.

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