• .NET

    Host Telerik’s WPF Gauges and Charts in RadGridView for WinForms

    Did you have a chance to try the beta versions of Telerik’s WPF gauges and charts ? Yes? And you like them, but already have a big and complex WinForms project and you have no plans to upgrade it to the new amazing WPF technology soon? Do not worry; you can get the best of both worlds and use the WPF goodies in your WinForms application thanks to the ElementHost control that resides in the namespace System.Windows.Forms.Integration.  You could find more info on this topic in the following MSDN article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms745781.aspx Following this concept, I have prepared a WinForms application with Telerik’s WPF...
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    Display data hierarchy in the RadGridView

    Sometimes it can be valuable to display hierarchy data in a grid.  It can allow users to quickly drill down into the data at the click of a button.  Below you will see a sample database with just three tables. Notice that this is very elementary example, but it works well to demonstrate how easy it is to leverage hierarchy within the RadGridView control.  I am using LINQToSQL to pull the data from the database.  Below you will see the classes created after I did a drag and drop of the tables using Server Explorer in Visual Studio 2008. Now I can...
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    Storing User Docking preferences

        Many times in an application you want your user to have the ability to set preferences.  This extends to a variety of settings, but what about the interface itself?  If you are using the DockingManager you can give the user the ability to modify the layout of existing DockPanels and store it for them.  Why would you want to let the user change the layout?  Every person is different and most people enjoy having the option of customizing an application.  This can be as simple as having a tool window on the right of the screen instead of the...
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    Show Us Your WinForms Skills and Win $500

    If you have been developing applications with Telerik RadControls for WinForms and are dying to show them off, now is your chance! What's more, if the Telerik community decides you have the bragging rights, you will win a $500 Amazon Gift Certificate. All you need to do to participate in the new RadControls for WinForms Challenge is to send us at least 3 screenshots and a short (up to two paragraphs) description of your WinForms application. The first 50 contestants who meet the contest requirements and are approved as finalists will receive a complimentary prize of 5,000 Telerik points that can be used towards your next purchase. We're very interested to...
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    Free RadWebinar on RadGridView for WinForms Tomorrow

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    In case you have not yet registered for the new episode of the RadWebinar series on RadGridView for WinForms, this is your last chance! The free two-hour session will demonstrate how to use the RadGridView for WinForms component, including connecting to a database to display and edit data, column types, high-performance binding features, etc... It will be taught by Lino Tadros, President and CEO of Falafel Software. The webinar will be conducted at GoToWebinar, and will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, October 1, 12:30pm—2:30pm EDT. Full details about the registration, along with the webinar materials and phone number to dial in, will be sent to all registered attendees before...