• .NET Mobile

    XAMLflix Video Tutorial: RadImageEditor for Silverlight and WPF

    Introduction Welcome back everyone to this week’s installment of XAMLFlix for Silverlight and WPF. We are going to quickly get you up to speed with RadImageEditor. If you are not familiar with XAMLFlix, then don’t worry – it is simply Telerik’s way to teach you how to use new and existing controls in short 10-minute videos. Let’s go ahead and get started. What is RadImageEditor? RadImageEditor is used to process images in Silverlight/WPF applications with no dependencies on external APIs. It supports various image processing tools and effects like resize, contrast, brightness, hue and saturation adjustments. Silverlight effects are used to execute heavy operations...
  • .NET

    Telerik XAML Controls Q1 2012 SP1

    The Q1 2012 Service Packs for Telerik XAML controls (Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone) have been released.  You will find many improvements and fixes in the service packs, which you can download now under Your Account.  Be sure to check the updated Silverlight and WPF Trials This new service pack brings a number of improvements and fixes.  You now have the option to disable the Telerik StyleManager and to style controls using implicit styles (i.e., Style without the x:Key attribute). There are a number of advantages to using implicit styles, including: Custom themes are easier Basing styles on themes is easier Assemblies are smaller Improved Blend support For more on using...
  • .NET

    Getting Started with GanttView - part 1

    Programming with the new GanttView control As many of you already know with Q1 2012 we introduced a RadGanttView for Silverlight and WPF - a control designed with MVVM-friendly API. In this blog post we will set-up a sample project with RadGanttView to get you started. First, to add RadGanttView to a new or existing application we need to add references to the following assemblies: Telerik.Windows.Controls Telerik.Windows.Controls.GanttView Telerik.Windows.Scheduling.Core Now, let’s add the telerik namespace: xmlns:telerik=http://schemas.telerik.com/2008/xaml/presentation Add add a sample definition of the control: <telerik:RadGanttView/> Here is a screenshot of what you should see after running the project:   Now, we will create a data source in our ViewModel and bind...
  • .NET

    Structured Content Editing with RichTextBox for Silverlight/WPF

    March 06, 2012 Share
    Or How to Store Semantic Information In Documents Through Custom Annotations When we develop RadRichTextBox’s API, we always try to make it as extensible as possible. One of the most popular demands was the option to store “meta” information about parts of the document which is not directly visible by the user. The technique that most developers attempted to implement was to extend the document model and use custom document elements (Spans, Paragraphs, etc.). This approach, however, is not quite reliable, because RadDocument controls the lifecycle of all document elements while editing the content in RadRichTextBox and the document structure is only...
  • .NET

    Filtering Custom Types with RadGridView for Silverlight / WPF

    If you want to filter a column that is data-bound to a custom type, you need to make sure that your custom type meets certain criteria. We will use the type Person as an example. public class Person {     private readonly string name;     private int age;     public string Name     {         get { return this.name; }     }     public int Age     {         get { return this.age; }         set { this.age = value;...