The observed by you behavior is probably caused due the fact the referenced binaries (Telerik.Windows.Controls, Telerik.Windows.Controls.Docking etc
.) are NoXaml
binaries. The NoXaml dlls do not include any xaml code - no default styles, brushes or ControlTemplates. So, as these assemblies do not specify a default ControlTemplate for the components, when you use them, the controls have no default visualization and you can't see anything in runtime or design-time
- as you have already observed.
When you use a NoXaml
dll, you have to manually add a style/ControlTemplate for the controls you need in your application. We have provided two different options for that - you can use the theme dlls which are located in Binaries.NoXaml
folder (Telerik.Windows.Themes.Expression_Dark.dll, Telerik.Windows.Themes.Windows8.dll, etc
.), or you can use the resource dictionaries by assembly name from the Themes.Implicit folder (/Themes.Implicit/<platform>/Windows7/Themes/Telerik.Windows.Controls.xaml
). Please, check the following article from our help documentation that provides detailed information how to visualize the controls when NoXaml
binaries are used:
If you want to visualize the controls as expected without using NoXaml
binaries please, reference the binaries that should be placed inside the Binaries
folder of the Telerik UI for WPF
distribution - they use Xaml assemblies.
Hope the provided information will be helpful for you.
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