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Bradley asked on 15 Feb 2012, 04:23 PM
What I want to achieve is my tab strip being placed at the bottom, but with the next not rotated 180 degrees.

I set it to the bottom in my XAML like this


and I have this code in my style

<Trigger Property="TabStripPlacement" Value="Bottom">
                <Setter Property="telerik:RadDockPanel.Dock" Value="Bottom"
                        TargetName="HeaderDockedElement" />
                <Setter Property="LayoutTransform" TargetName="HeaderDockedElement">
                        <RotateTransform Angle="180" />
                <Setter Property="BorderThickness" Value="1 1 1 0" />

Which is the code that rotates the text 180 degrees.  If I take that line out, the header completely disappears.  If I change it to something as small as Angle="10" it'll show up as rotated 10 degrees.  If I change Angle="0" it's gone again.  I've tried doing a TranslateTransform on the Y axis to see if maybe it was just being drawn off the screen and I could get it to at least show back up somewhere, but that didn't work either.  Any advice?

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Petar Mladenov
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answered on 20 Feb 2012, 03:15 PM
Hello Bradley ,

 Can you confirm that you are indicating a design issue? We used to have some issues in Q3 2011, for example when you set "Bottom" TabStripPlacement, in the designer (or in Blend) the TabStrip is not shown correctly , like it will be shown run-time ? Do you have similar issues?
If yes, we can assure you that this is fixed in Q1 2012, you can check this out in the attached project.
Please note , that in Q1 2012, the WPF Triggers in our Styles are replaced with VisualStates.
Let us know if this helped you or not.

All the best,
Petar Mladenov
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