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    Q3 2014 SP1 for WinForms Features the RTM of RichTextEditor and New Chart Series

    December 04, 2014 Share
    Q3 2014 SP1 is now here this blog post aimsto share with you what’s in it. With this release we have addressed over 200 feedback items (see our Release Notes), RichTextEditor is getting official, we have added two new chart series to RadChartView – bezier and bubble and we are fully compatible with all versions of Visual Studio 2013 (including the Community Edition) and with Windows 10 Technical preview. Read below of the rest of the goodies that come with this release.
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    WPF Series: IFrameworkElement - the missing interface

    June 10, 2008 Share
    If you are familiar with WPF you are aware that the the grand daddy of all controls is FrameworkElement. It is defined in the PresentationFramework.dll assembly and derives from UIElement (defined in PresentationCore.dll). Its purpose is to serve as a base element for all framework related stuff: styles, inheritance context, etc. However there is another framework element - FrameworkContentElement. The main distinct between them is that the later did not defines its own rendering behavior (its inheritors should do so). This is way properties like: (Actual)Width or (Actual)Height are not present at FrameworkContentElement. If you examine the classes that derive from FrameworkContentElement...
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    WPF Series: Adorners, Commands and Logical Tree

    April 16, 2008 Share
    Today I'm going to tell you a WPF story. But before I start to dig deeper let me first introduce you the main characters in this post. Here they are: Adorner - adorners are simple UIElement decorators. Suppose that you have a RichTextBox and you want to place a comment box over it, so that users can comment on the text in the box. This can be archived with adorners. Actually the WPF framework uses adorners internally for exactly the same purpose when you edit and annotate FlowDocument in a DocumentViewer. This is the reason why adorners are in System.Windows.Documents namespace. Command - commands are UI...