• .NET

    A ton of new features have just landed in RadRichTextBox for Silverlight/WPF with 2011.Q1

    The latest release – Q1 2011 brought some great enhancements to the Silverlight RadRichTextBox and its new WPF counterpart. The newly introduced functionality spans from capabilities for editing rich text – multilevel lists and extended table support, to additional formatting options – incorporating annotations in the document with hyperlinks that navigate to them, and inserting comments at different positions in the document. The customization and extensibility, which the RichTextBox takes pride in, have also made a step forward with its - as of now - localizable UI and the possibilities to overwrite the existing key-bindings used for triggering commands. In addition, the list of supported...
    April 05, 2011
  • .NET

    Editing the RadScheduleView's TimeRulerItemTemplateSelector

    RadControls for WPF, 2011.Q1 We will start with the project from the previous post: DOWNLOAD: RadScheduleView_GroupHeaderTemplates.zip And will produce the following project that has its timeruler items modified: DOWNLOAD: RadScheduleView_TimeRulerItemTemplates.zip Using the GroupHeaderContentTemplateSelector you can bind to the resource data. In the time ruler this is not the case. The time ruler items present date information and at this time they can’t be modified through items source property. We will create an inline template selector and discuss some of the TimeRulerItem DataTemplates. Converting the TimeRulerItemTemplateSelector to Local Value Select the RadScheduleView, go to the “Styling” section in the “Properties” tab and click the rectangle near the “TimeRulerItemTemplateSelector” property. Then...
    March 24, 2011
  • .NET

    RadControls for Silverlight/WPF Q1 2011 is here

    It has been an amazing quarter for the Telerik XAML teams. Q1 2011 brings 6 new controls for Silverlight, 5 new for WPF and tons of improvements and new features. Amongst these new additions are the new ScheduleView control for Silverlight, RichTextBox editor for WPF, DataForm, ExpressionEditor, new MaskedInput suite, TimeBar and a SpellChecker control. Another major re-design of our online demos is now in place and demonstrates not only our advanced controls but also how we envision great UI built on Silverlight.  If I can summarize the entire Q1 release in just a few words it is all about ease of use, amazing...
  • .NET

    GroupBox and Label Controls and Tooltip Themes in 2011.Q1 RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF

    These are controls that exist in one form or another in most of the other suites so we had some client requests to add them in our Silverlight / WPF suite too. In WPF you have GroupBox, Label and ToolTip in the presentation framework however we had no themes for them. In Silverlight there is only ToolTip. GroupBox and Label We have created GroupBox and Label in Telerik.Windows.Controls assembly. In WPF they extend the existing GroupBox and Label controls and only add themes. In Silverlight they extend HeaderedContentControl and ContentControl. How you can use them: <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="#FF222222">     <telerik:GroupBox Header="Personal Information" Width="300" HorizontalAlignment="Center" VerticalAlignment="Center">         <Grid>             <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>                 <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto" MinWidth="80" />                 <ColumnDefinition Width="*" />...
    February 22, 2011
  • .NET

    Highlighting Adjacent Points with RadChart for WPF

    There are times when we run into a scenario in which we need point selection on a chart.  Luckily, RadChart for WPF and Silverlight already has this feature - but what if you need to find the closest point to where you selected on a chart?  And what if you have multiple chart series that you are doing this with?  Normally, this would be a bit of a challenge as this involves figuring out where the user clicked, what is around it, etc. Luckily for us, we have charting wizards like Manol Donev on our team and an aggressive release cycle here at Telerik. The...
    February 02, 2011