VS designer crashes when when using RadCartesianChart

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  1. Stephan
    Stephan avatar
    29 posts
    Member since:
    May 2013

    Posted 09 Jun Link to this post

    Hi Telerik Team,

    I'm using the following code to use the chart control. However, when this code is in my XAML page then the Visual Studio designer process crashes. To be more precisely: As soon as I remove the <chart:BarSeries>...</chart:BarSeries> part the designer shows up. Before the designer crashes it kind of processes something for ~10 seconds.

                Minimum="{Binding SelectedYearMonth.First,Converter={StaticResource DateToDateTimeConverter}}"
                Maximum="{Binding SelectedYearMonth.Last,Converter={StaticResource DateToDateTimeConverter}}"></chart:DateTimeContinuousAxis>
            <chart:LinearAxis Visibility="Collapsed"></chart:LinearAxis>
            ItemsSource="{Binding WorkDayListViewModels}">
                <Style TargetType="Border">
                    <Setter Property="Background" Value="{StaticResource TsColorBase}"/>
                <chart:PropertyNameDataPointBinding PropertyName="DurationInTotalMinutes"></chart:PropertyNameDataPointBinding>
                <chart:PropertyNameDataPointBinding PropertyName="DateTime"></chart:PropertyNameDataPointBinding>

    Unfortunately, the error message of the designer isn't that much helpful (see attached screenshot.. I tried to debug the designer process. The only exception I get there is the following (no stacktrace):

    An unhandled exception of type 'System.AccessViolationException' occurred in Microsoft.VisualStudio.DesignTools.UniversalXamlDesigner.DLL
    Additional information: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.

    I have the latest public version of Telerik UWP controlls installed (2016_2_0608_3_Dev). My Visual Studio version is Community 2015 w/ Update 2. I could send you the whole project but only via an E-Mail or some other private transport mechanism.


    Kind Regards,


  2. Ves
    Ves avatar
    2870 posts

    Posted 13 Jun Link to this post

    Hi Stephan,

    I have attached a small example, based on your code, which works as expected and shows the chart in VS design surface. Can you please place it in a UWP project and let us know if it works fine for you too. If it works, you might be able to spot a difference, which could possibly lead to the problem you see.
    In addition, you can send us an app, which reproduces the problem in a support ticket. The correspondence in it is private and your project will not be available for the users in the forum.

    Best regards,
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