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WPF Drag and Drop Between ItemsControls

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, April 7, 2009
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Last week I blogged about a generic Drag and Drop framework. That post focused on the framework and gave some simple implementations of it, but didnt get into more practical examples. So, in honor of ...

WPF flow document editor (oh, and DOCX)

simplegeek, February 12, 2007
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Rob Relyea points to the new OpenXML.biz editor... ...

WPF: Read-only Dependency Properties

the telerik blogs, August 22, 2008
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Yup, awkward creatures but they do exist! :) To be honest I came across these only recently and decided to share this (potentially) valuable information as well -- you cannot use it if you do not know...

Cascading Implicit Styles in WPF

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, July 27, 2009
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I was all set to write a post detailing a cumbersome workaround for getting implicit styles to cascade in WPF, when I figured out theres an easier way. Actually, I think its probably common knowledge ...

Beginning Multi-touch on Windows 7 & basic gesture recognition

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, November 21, 2008
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Doing my part to spark the economy I recently purchased a HP TouchSmart IQ506 PC.     Fairly nice looking computer that my stable of Apple machines aren't embarrassed to be seen ne...

WPF Data Binding: Unraveling data templates

the telerik blogs, June 17, 2008
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Data binding in WPF in general and particularly working with data templates tends to be quite tricky some times. Here I'll present you some more advanced tips for dealing with data templates. To sta...

What's the Best Way to Set a "Busy" Indicator in WPF?

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, April 29, 2009
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On a recent WPF project, we needed to make long-running service calls in multiple places around the app, so we needed to find a good way to clue in the user about what was going on. What we really wan...

How to style WPF Calendar control to emulate Outlook

EggHeadCafe.com New Articles, November 4, 2009
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WPF calendar control like Outlook month view and add items.  read moreBy Michael Detras...

WPF: RadChart Layout Customization

the telerik blogs, September 10, 2008
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Today we would like to highlight one exciting feature that will find its way into the new RadChart control for WPF -- the control grants you the absolute freedom to compose its layout based on your bu...

Make a WPF circular progress indicator / loading animation

EggHeadCafe.com New Articles, March 11, 2010
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how to make a WPF circular progress indicator that resembles Silverlights loading animation  read moreBy Michael Detras...

WPF Line Drawing and the Device-Pixel-(In)dependence

the telerik blogs, June 16, 2008
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As you are probably aware resolution and device independence is one of the fundamental design goals of WPF. In order to achieve the desired effect the framework does not work directly with physical (d...

Sudoku Generator and Solver in C#

All About Interop, March 14, 2008
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Seems like building a Sudoku application is almost a compulsory thing for programmers these days.  I've written about my prior efforts. Here's an update.  Rather than force you al...

WPF: The ItemsPanelTemplate - controlling how ListBox/ComboBox etc. render their children

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, March 5, 2007
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This post is in continuation to an explanation on WPF Templates. 1. ControlTemplate - You use this, when you want to completely redefine the visual appearance of any con...

How to have scrollable axis WPF Toolkit Chart

EggHeadCafe.com New Articles, July 26, 2010
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In WPF Toolkit charts, when points are plotted on the charts plot area, they take up all the available space. However, when points get too many, the plot area becomes congested and labels overlap. A w...

Custom Window Chrome in WPF

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, September 9, 2008
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Joe Castro, a developer on the WPF product team, has written a very cool article about how to do custom chrome in your WPF applications. But, what makes it even cooler is that he dissects the various ...

WPF Chart Controls!!!

Federal Developer Weblog, June 25, 2009
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NOTE: This was cross posted from here. YES!  WPF officially has charting controls now:).  Theres a new release of the WPF Toolkit: WPF Toolkit - June 2009 Release Bug fixes PLUS CHART CON...

WPF: DataBinding with any object, Including LINQ/ADO.NET Entity FrameWork

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, February 19, 2007
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(Totally random & off topic: Before I start, here is a NSFW video of Britney shaving her head, it gets really funny right around 00:40) I am a big data geek. I feel any pla...

WPF 4 (VS 2010 and .NET 4.0 Series)

ScottGus Blog, October 27, 2009
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[In addition to blogging, I am now using Twitter for quick updates and to share links. You can follow me on Twitter at: twitter.com/scottgu (@scottgu is my twitter name)] This is the eleventh in...

WPF Presence Controls for Office Communicator 2007

Clarity Blogs: ASP.NET, September 8, 2008
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We recently built a set of WPF presence controls to use with Office Communicator 2007 applications. The WPF presence controls are now available for download on MSDN. We've used these controls in s...

WPF Hands On Lab demonstrating how to build an Outlook clone

Federal Developer Weblog, June 15, 2007
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Some of the WPF sample applications you have seen probably don't resemble the type applications you plan on building.  Some of these examples are a bit gratuitous in their use of WPF fe...

WPF Datagrid & the WPF Toolkit

Federal Developer Weblog, August 18, 2008
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In addition to releasing the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 last week, which included a number of improvements to WPF, the WPF Codeplex site went public.  This site is the home for the WPF Toolkit and WP...

WPF MasterPage

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 25, 2009
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Create a MasterPage like functionality in WPF with 15 lines of code...

Simple Auto Update for WPF Apps, without the Updater Block

All About Interop, March 28, 2008
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I am writing some smaller WPF apps, and I want them to automatically update themselves, something like Lutz Roeder's Reflector or Paint.NET does.   Scott Hanselman has commented on...

WPF: Welcome Super ToolTips - Office 2007 style

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, December 25, 2006
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.. you can do it, we can do it too !! Did it annoy you, ever, that the ToolTip class was so darned limited in the .NET Framework? For cryin' out loud - it used to be "Seal...

UIElement3D Tips and Tricks

the telerik blogs, April 10, 2008
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It has been a while since I last blogged and after changing teams in the company I decided that it's time to brush the dust off my blog. So far the move from the ASP.NET world to WPF has been both ch...

Mastering the WPF RichTextBox

DevX: .NET Feed, May 23, 2007
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Nearly everything about the the newest version of the RichTextBox has changed except its purpose as a formatting text editor control. Find out how you can take advantage of the new features....

WPF Styles: EventSetters

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, February 13, 2007
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.. WPF styles, connecting events to handlers So, just to set the record straight, Stylesheets in WPF != Stylesheets in HTML. Earlier, I had blogged about "Styles" in WPF. W...

DevExpress TechSummit

Steven Smith, November 4, 2007
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I'm in Vegas a few days early (before DevConnections) to attend DevExpress's TechSummit2007, where they've invited a bunch of MVPs, authors, speakers, etc. to come and learn more about their controls ...

WPF/Silverlight : RadChart - solving issues with the X axis labels.

the telerik blogs, July 14, 2009
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As you may already know, since the invention of the chart control there are some cornerstone cases when most of the implementations do not perform well. One of these is the arrangement of labels on th...

WPF DataGrid, DatePicker/Calendar, VisualStateManager (VSM) and more

Federal Developer Weblog, October 28, 2008
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Good news for WPF developers, the WPF Control Toolkit is evolving rapidly.  The kit is available from the WPF codeplex site (http://www.codeplex.com/wpf).  Theres a brand new release availab...

Spinning RadCarousel

the telerik blogs, June 13, 2008
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This is my first post, and by obligation I have to say a few words as an introduction. I'm Mihail Valkov, and I have been working on component development at Telerik for several years. I know my name ...

Hierarchical View Carousel Source Code Released

simon.says, December 3, 2007
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Good news from Karsten's blog.  The source code for the hierarchical view carousel has been released.  I played around with this WPF code a couple of years ago and found it very us...

Caveats with WPF dynamic resources and animations.

the telerik blogs, June 27, 2008
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Recently we've been building some cool stuff in WPF with resources and animations. In this post I will share some experience with a bug from our code base I fought recently. The actual code is complex...

How to consume a Web Service in WPF Application?

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 21, 2009
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This article explains how to consume a Web Service in WPF Windows application. It requires binding of WPF controls to data coming from a web service....

Telerik Sales Dashboard Demo for Silverlight and WPF

the telerik blogs, May 29, 2009
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  Telerik Sales Dashboard demo application shows you how to benefit from:  Code reuse between the Silverlight and WPF UI Implementing the Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverl...

Making a Step chart in RadChart for Silverlight and WPF

the telerik blogs, October 6, 2009
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So a customer emailed into our office yesterday asking about whether RadChart for Silverlight supported a Step chart type. Well, while we do have a boatload of chart types already, Step is currently n...

How to Add Events to Custom WPF Control

Keyvan Nayyeri, May 8, 2007
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So far I've discussed about basics of creating a custom WPF control and how to add properties to it.  In this post I want to write about adding events to a custom WPF control. Adding events ...

WPF RadDocking Overview

the telerik blogs, December 11, 2009
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Its been a while since the Q3 2009 release. Lots of controls have been added in our toolbox for WPF. One of them is considered as a final official release of RadDocking control for WPF. We have m...

Easily create a Modern UI with RadControls for WPF using RadTileList Part 2

the telerik blogs, April 18, 2013
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Introduction In Part 1 of Easily Create a Modern UI with Radcontrols for WPF using RadTileList, we discussed how to get started using RadTileList to achieve a Modern UI Style for your XAML application...

The Silverlight Hello World Example

Chris Love's Official Blog - Professional ASP.NET, May 5, 2007
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So enough with the news and opinion that is Silverlight this week, let's do some coding. I thought I would start with the basics, the traditional Hello World example. The first thing you need to d...

Asynchronous Data Binding in Windows Presentation Foundation

Keyvan Nayyeri, July 17, 2007
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It's the week of Asynchronous Pattern!!  Data binding is an important aspect of WPF that gives you great tools to bind your data to WPF controls directly. ObjectDataProvider is a c...

TFS Work Item Manager and TFS Project Dashboard Beta 2 Now Available For Download!

the telerik blogs, October 22, 2009
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Just a month after releasing the quite popular Telerik TFS Tools (built by Imaginet Resources with RadControls for WPF), a fresh new update of the TFS Work Item Manager and TFS Project Dashboard is wa...

Hosting a Silverlight 3.0 in a frame in a WPF Application on 64-bit Windows

Softwaremaker, April 24, 2009
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This is a good tip for all who are who are running Windows 64-bit: To be able to host a Silverlight 3.0 in a frame in a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Application on 64-bit Windows, you may ...

WPF implementation of the Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon

DotNetJunkies Just Published, July 13, 2007
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Divelements Ltd announces the release of SandRibbon for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Our WPF implementation of the Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon user interface is lightweight, robust and pro...

Report writer for WPF. Long-expected tool.

ASP.NET Announcements, July 3, 2009
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Stimulsoft Company today announces the release of a new product Stimulsoft Reports.Wpf the reporting tool for WPF. Stimulsoft Reports.Wpf is the reporting tool that allows creating feature-rich r...

Silverlight Adventures

Rick Strahls WebLog, May 7, 2007
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Well, here we are again - let the hype begin!!! Yup, we have a new toy to get excited about and this time it's Silverlight or Microsoft's entry in the Rich Internet Applications (RIA) space. RIA's are...

WPF Futures is out!

the telerik blogs, July 28, 2008
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Today is an exciting day for me. Scratch that. Today is an exciting day for a whole lot of people here in Telerik. For the past several months we have been tirelessly crafting the future of telerik's ...

SilverLight Manifest File

MrDaves (David Yack) Blog!, May 9, 2007
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One of the things I've been doing is starting to look at being able to build the zip file that you need to upload to Silverlight Streaming.  I want to be able to do that via an API, not using the...

Slider Control in Windows Presentation Foundation

Keyvan Nayyeri, March 15, 2007
Views: 3,349 | Hits 293

One of WPF controls that could get my interest was Slider.  This control comes to simplify the process of coding for some UI design cases where you need to let your user choose a value and c...

WPF "crash course"

Federal Developer Weblog, June 22, 2007
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If you are looking for a nice quick way of understanding some of the WPF fundamentals, then head over to Josh Smith's blog.  Josh does a great job of explaining concepts like routed events, depen...