• .NET

    New control for WPF and Silverlight from Telerik - RadDataForm

    In the context of our 30th release I am happy to share even more good news with you. With the official Q1 2011 release we have enriched the developer toolbox with the new RadDataForm.In the tradition of our existing data-aware controls such as RadGridVIew, RadDataForm deals with data in easy and intuitive  way. It provides complete CRUD support over an object or a collection of objects taking care of adding, editing, deleting and navigation trough collections. We had the RadGridView to take care of tabular views and now we have RadDataForm to take care of scenarios where form layout is more...
  • .NET

    Frozen / Pinned rows in RadGridView for Silverlight

    A common UX pattern when working with large tabular data is the so called frozen rows or pinned rows. This is very popular in the spreadsheet world and in some text editors as well.     I have tried to resemble this behavior with RadGridView for Silverlight. The user may pin a row thus preventing it from vertical scrolling. This way important items may be kept inside the viewport regardless the position of the vertical scrollbar. Pinned items remain on top for easy access.   Adding this behavior to RadGridView is simple and painless: <telerik:RadGridView x:Name="RadGridView1" > <i:Interaction.Behaviors> <local:FrozenRowsBehavior/> </i:Interaction.Behaviors> </telerik:RadGridView>   These lines should be all the XAML needed to enable it....
  • .NET

    Touch scrolling in RadGridView for Silverlight

    A popular feature that is often requested is multi-touch scrolling in the RadGridView control. This is easily achievable in WPF, because of the new yummy System.Windows.Input.Manipulations namespace introduced in .NET 4.0. However, Silverlight has yet to receive such a high-level touch API. The only tool we have at our disposal is the System.Windows.Input.Touch class with its one member, the FrameReported event. Nevertheless, it gives us a lot of control when it comes to handling touch events. I used it to make a little behavior that enables touch scrolling. You can also scroll horizontally and by dragging the mouse (both options controlled...