Telerik blogs
  • Mobile

    Visualize Your Windows Store Geospatial Data with RadMap for Windows 8 XAML

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the RadMap control that is part of our latest RadControls for Windows 8 XAML Q3 2013 release. The solid control foundation is built with ultimate performance and rich user experience in mind so you can implement your demanding business scenarios with ease.
    October 24, 2013
  • Mobile

    Introducing Design-Time Gallery for RadChart for Windows 8/XAML

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the RadChart design-time gallery feature that is part of our latest RadControls for Windows 8 XAML Q2 2013 release. Some of you that have used our charting components for the other XAML platforms are probably familiar with the concept and would be happy to hear that we have now incorporated the same visual tooling and productivity boost to our Windows 8 XAML control as well.
    June 24, 2013
  • Desktop WPF

    RadMap for Silverlight / WPF: How to resize map shapes with mouse dragging

    RadMap provides a rich set of geocoordinate-enabled shapes that can be defined and displayed onto the map surface .There are scenarios, however, where you would like to do more than just position a shape onto the map. This blogpost will demonstrate how to manipulate each individual segment of line/polyline/polygon shape based on mouse input from the user. For example we will select (highlight) a point, and drag the selected object to another location on the map – modifying in this way the shape or the line segment. First of all we’ll need two Information layers – one...
    January 09, 2012
  • Web

    Location Crosshair for Silverlight Chart

    Hello everyone, This blog post will demonstrate how to add location crosshair for RadChart as well as location indicator (achieved by two TextBlock-s that track the current mouse location). To achieve the crosshair functionality you will add two custom gridlines to the ChartArea (each of them parallel to one of the axes). Also, you will need three events – MouseEnter, MouseLeave and MouseMove to track the mouse cursor position and “move” the gridlines across the plot area. By handling the MouseEnter and MouseLeave events you’ll change the visibility of the gridlines to Visible and Collapsed whenever the mouse cursor enters or leaves the...
    August 12, 2011
  • Web

    PDF Export with RadChart for Silverlight

    Every now and then when discussing the RadChart export options with customers, we receive the inquiry whether it is possible to export the control to PDF as well. The answer is – YES, it is definitely possible! While the chart control itself does not provide this feature out-of-the-box, you can easily build upon its export-to-image functionality and export it to PDF using our Documents Format Providers (also part of the RadControls for Silverlight suite). Basically, all you need to do is construct a document model based on the contents you want to export, and then pass the document to the PdfFormatProvider. Note...
    June 16, 2011