The phrases "Fast control" and "million lines" are not ones that should be
in the same sentence.
Anyone who loads a control with a million lines of data or even uses a
virtual mode to select from that million lines is likely to be disappointed.
I work in a commercial bank where the number of transactions are huge and we
are constantly making trade-offs between performance and quantitiy of lines.
I have never seen a one-size-fits-all solution and we have used
Infragistics, standard Windows Forms, SyncFusion, Dundas, indeed all the
major players were evaluated extensively by our teams. I assure you I've
seen them all and I still can't instantly choose one just from simple
Depending on the application we use the control best suited. We have no
financial constraints so all the tools we buy are purely there because they
fulfil a need. We have lots of them and they all apply well to different
If you just want raw display of data, stick with a standard Microsoft
control. These are well thought out and fit well into the framework. If you
need pretty but can sacrifice some performance, go for Infragistics.
Bob Powell [MVP]
Visual C#, System.Drawing
Ramuseco Limited .NET consulting
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