The R2 2019 Service Pack is live today and brings new features in the DesktopAlert, Map and DiagramRibbon controls, in the VisualStudio2013 theme, as well as many improvements in our major controls. Let's see what's new in Telerik UI for WPF and Telerik UI for Silverlight with the latest Service Pack.
One of my favorite controls is RadDesktopAlert and I'm happy to share that the control gains two desired features this service pack:
Make sure to check them out!
If you are implementing a custom map provider you may find this useful. We have added a WebHeaders property of the MultiScaleTileSource, that will allow you to add request/response headers to the WebClient of the provider. For example now you can easily set a User-Agent/Referrer header. For more details please refer to this help article from our documentation.
In R2 we added new simplified layout mode to RadRibbonView (check this blog post out in case you have missed it), now with the service pack the feature is available for RadDiagramRibbon as well. You can now enjoy the new modern simplified ribbon layout available out of the box with RadDiagramRibbon – see it below in action:
For more details check this article from our online help documentation.
We added an ability to close the Tabs using the middle button. The option is disabled by default. In order to enable it, just set the CloseTabsOnMouseMiddleButtonDown property to true. You can see it in action in the WPF demos here – check the PinAndClose example from the TabControl demos.
As you may know, in R2 we released brand new RadTabbedWindow control, that allows creating browser-like user interface within WPF application. For this Service Pack we polished it in order to make it better - so if haven't tried it, please do so! 😊
One significant change that you should know about if you are using the control is that we changed the Items property type - from ObservableCollection<RadTabItem> to IList.
Please let us know if you have any feedback and make sure to check out this blog explaining how to use XAML islands in RadTabbedWindow (it is pretty 🆒)!
We added three new properties to the VisualStudio2013 palette that will allow you to easily modify the appearance of the controls that have a ReadOnly state. The new properties are:
We have a lot more! To get an overview of all the latest features and improvements we’ve made, check out the release notes for the products below:
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