We are excited to announce the latest SP1 edition of the RadControls for WPF Q3 2008. The controls have been under serious development during the last couple of weeks and we managed to include major improvements and bug fixes in this latest service pack release.


Online examples can be seen at:
Online Demos

To download the latest build please visit your Client Account


A detailed list of all the changes can be found below:



  • New themes
    • New Office_Black theme has been added
  • New features
    • New API has been added for starting/canceling new row insertion
  • Improvements
    • Scrolling performance improvements
    • Tab navigation across cells improvements
  • Bugfixes
    • ThemeResourceKey was not properly applied to GridViewDataControl
    • Last row was not displayed when scrolling a grouped grid
    • An exception was occurring when navigating with the keyboard


  • New themes
    • Office theme has been added
  • Bugfixes
    • Keyboard navigation was not working due to a focus-stealing bug


  • New Features
    • XML provider example illustrating how to use XML as a data source for RadScheduler
    • Better Blend support - ability to edit AppointmentTemplate
    • 2 new translations: Spanish and Turkish. Thanks to Juan Crespo and KoçSistem
    • Introduced two new Read-Only dependency properties: VisibleRangeStart and VisibleRangeEnd. They are changed whenever the RadScheduler's visible dates are changed
    • Added missing description and category attributes
  • Improvements
    • Drag and drop experience has been improved
  • Changes
    • Two unused properties MinVisibleDateTime and MaxVisibleDateTime have been removed
  • Bugfixes
    • Appointment duration was not correctly calculated in recurrent cases
    • Inline editing, drag, drop and resize did not fire the AppointmentEditing and AppointmentEdited events
    • Drag and drop resets appointment time
    • Long recurrent appointments in the last visible week(s) are not displayed now
    • Edited recurrent appointments can now be resized using the mouse
    • Recurrent appointments longer than 1 day are currently not displayed in Day view
    • Setting AppointmentSource twice did not correct fire events


  • New Themes
    • Office theme has been added
  • New Features
    • Doji support for CandleStick series
    • Axis label formatting
    • Series item label formatting
    • Item labels for 3D series
    • Implemented rounding of values in labels
  • Improvements
    • Added DataBinding support for High, Low, Close, Open values
    • Added LegendLabel property to DataPoint and DataSeries
  • Bugfixes
    • Changing datapoint values in 3D series now properly updates the chart
    • Fixed numerous typos in examples


Your feedback on the latest version of RadControls for WPF will be much appreciated as this is always the best way to ensure our products keep getting better and we keep being on the right track.

About the Author

Nikolay Atanasov

 is Product Manager in Telerik AppPrototyper Team


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