• .NET

    How to activate a pane in the Telerik Docking control for WPF and Silverlight?

    One very requested scenario when the developers are using a Docking control is to activate a pane on certain user action. For example we may have a pane that contains some kind of output like the one in Visual Studio and when a message is added, the pane should pop-up wherever it is. Another example is the 'Find' dialog of the Visual Studio when the user preses Ctrl+F. This feature could be easily archived with the Telerik Docking control for Silverlight and WPF. In this blog post I will guide you through the implementation of a simple method that accomplishes this task and...
  • .NET

    Using Compass indicators properties for Telerik's Docking Control for Silverlight and WPF

    Sometimes when using a Docking control and implementing complex UI with it we need to add some custom rules about allowing some panes to be docked in some parts of the application and to disallow them to dock to other parts. As this behavior is quite complex itself, we’ve decided to enable some scenarios to be available in XAML in a declarative way (the more static scenarios) and some scenarios to be available only through the code-behind.   In this post I will guide you through some simple steps that will show you how you could use both approaches. First of all...
    December 29, 2009