• .NET

    Revealing hidden features of Multilevel Lists in RadRichTextBox for Silverlight & WPF

    If you have taken a look at the blog post about the new features introduced in the latest Q1 2011 and have taken a liking to the multilevel lists, you should definitely read this one. It will give you some insight on the usage of the options that come out of box and some information on how you can extend them to suit the purposes of your project. In case you are in the habit of starting reading from the end, you can preview the Silverlight demo to see the lists in action. You should note that there are buttons both in...
    April 14, 2011
  • .NET

    A ton of new features have just landed in RadRichTextBox for Silverlight/WPF with 2011.Q1

    The latest release – Q1 2011 brought some great enhancements to the Silverlight RadRichTextBox and its new WPF counterpart. The newly introduced functionality spans from capabilities for editing rich text – multilevel lists and extended table support, to additional formatting options – incorporating annotations in the document with hyperlinks that navigate to them, and inserting comments at different positions in the document. The customization and extensibility, which the RichTextBox takes pride in, have also made a step forward with its - as of now - localizable UI and the possibilities to overwrite the existing key-bindings used for triggering commands. In addition, the list of supported...
    April 05, 2011
  • .NET

    How To Create A Population Pyramid with RadChart for Silverlight

    A population pyramid, also called an age structure diagram as defined by Wikipedia is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a human population (typically that of a country or region of the world). It typically consists of two back-to-back bar graphs, with the population plotted on the X axis and age on the Y axis, one showing the number of males and one showing females in a particular population in five-year age. Although there are different types of population pyramids this blog post will demonstrate how to create such pyramid using the RadChart’s Horizontal Bar type....
  • .NET

    How To Drag A File From Desktop And Drop It In RadTreeView Placed In WPF Application

      Sometimes we need to extend the RadTreeView’s Drag’and’Drop abilities in order to accept external data from other applications or Windows. In this post I will show you how to successfully drag and drop images from  windows desktop / windows explorer to a RadTreeView located in a running WPF Application. Imagine we want to make a tree that shows pictures and names of our favourite football teams and our favourite players in these teams. How can we achieve this ? We can first create some ViewModels: PlayerViewModel, TeamViewModel, LeagueViewModel that all inherit from BaseViewModel. The BaseViewModel will implement the INotifyPropertyChanged interface and will expose Name(string) and ImgSource(Uri) properties. Then we will create...
  • .NET

    Custom RadMap Provider for Q1 2011

    Since Q1 2011 and the newest release of the RadMap several changes were made to the control. Presently it is possible to specify several tile providers that will be displayed one over the other through the RadMap.Providers property. If your Map sources have tile size different from the default one (256x256) then all these sources must use the same tile size. For example if you want to have a satellite source with tile size 300x300 and a road source, the last one must use this tile size as well. If your map source uses a tile size different from the...