Load mypage.xaml into radpane?

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  1. Randy Hompesch
    Randy Hompesch avatar
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    Member since:
    Nov 2008

    Posted 05 Jul Link to this post

    I'm just dipping my toes into the wpf water and am trying to get up to speed.

    I have a RadDocking control on my main page as shown below.

    I want to, in response to a button click or some other event, create a pane in code-behind that loads a page's xaml into the content of the pane.

    So, for example, I have a page defined:

    <Page x:Class="QI.Pages.Test"
          d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="300"

            <TextBlock Text="Hello"></TextBlock>

    I want to create a pane that contains the page shown above and add it to the rpgRightGroup defined below.

    Can someone help me get there from here?

    Thanks ... Ed



    <telerik:RadDocking x:Name="radDock" HasDocumentHost="True"
                                HorizontalAlignment="Stretch"  Grid.Row="2"
                                RetainPaneSizeMode="DockingAndFloating" Grid.RowSpan="2"
                <telerik:RadSplitContainer Name="LeftContainer"  >
                    <telerik:RadPaneGroup x:Name="rpgLeftGroup" >


                    <telerik:RadSplitContainer Name="RightContainer">
                        <telerik:RadPaneGroup x:Name="rpgRightGroup"  >



  2. Polya
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    Posted 07 Jul Link to this post

    Hello Randy,

    In WPF, a Page can be hosted in Window or Frame only. It is mostly used for web-based systems like an XBAP, where you have a single browser window and different pages can be hosted in that window.
    A UserControl, on the other hand is reusable control that can be added to UI element's content the same way any other control can.

    That said, instead of using a page, you can host the desired content in a user control. Then, in the button click handler you can create a new RadPane and add the user control as its Content.

    I've created a sample project demonstrating this approach. Please find it attached.

    Hope this helps.

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  4. Randy Hompesch
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    21 posts
    Member since:
    Nov 2008

    Posted 07 Jul in reply to Polya Link to this post

    A 1000 thanks! Exactly what I needed. I got it working with a page but it felt like a hack and I knew there had to be a better way.

    Thanks again ... Ed


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