RadComboBox binding to ObservableCollection<string>

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  1. arthurd
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    Aug 2007

    Posted 11 Aug 2010 Link to this post

    Can RadComboBox bind directly  to ObservableCollection<string> ?

    I don't know what to use for DisplayMemberPath.

    I have no problems using it in normal way with ObservableCollection<ObjectX> for example where ObjectX has public string property like DisplayText then I would set DisplayMemberPath="DisplayText" and all is well.

    But I just need simple string list and would like to avoid making extra class if not necessary.

    Thanks.
  2. arthurd
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    Aug 2007

    Posted 12 Aug 2010 Link to this post

    Now I feel dumb. I thought I tried this before but I guess I did not. When binding to ObservableCollection<string> just leave out the DisplayMemberPath all together and the control does the right thing.
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  4. Konstantina
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    Posted 12 Aug 2010 Link to this post

    Hi arthurd,

    We are glad that you have resolved the issue by yourself.

    For more information about RadComboBox you can refer to our online documentation: http://www.telerik.com/help/silverlight/radcombobox-populating-with-data-overview.html

    If you have any other inquiries please feel free to contact us again.

    Best wishes,
    Konstantina
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