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Telerik UI for WPF

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UI for WPF Q2 2014 SP1

Jul 29, 2014

All Controls

NEW
  • AutomationManager which gives control over the Automation Peers behavior. The disabling and enabling of Automation peers is done through the AutomationMode property. It is an enumeration located in the Telerik.Windows.Automation.Peers namespace. It exposes the following values:
    • Disabled - this option will disable creating of automation peers of Telerik controls;
    • FrameworkOnly - this option will include only the base methods of automation peers of MS classes;
    • Basic - will create only the automation peers needed for Telerik UI controls;
    • Advanced - required for any Coded UI tests.
  • Introduced default value for Foreground of StatusBar in Windows8, Windows8Touch and VisualStudio2013 themes.
FIXED
  • RadioButton Undetermined state is missing in some themes.
  • PasswordBox and TextBox inconsistencies in height, padding, hover, etc. in all themes.
  • TextBox still has focus when IsReadOnly property is set to true in all themes.

AutoCompleteBox

FIXED
  • SearchTextChanged is not fired when AutoCompleteBox is placed inside TabItem of TabControl.
  • The control is no longer focused after the SelectionChanged event is triggered by selection with the mouse.

BusyIndicator

NEW
  • OverlayStyle property now can be altered through the VisualStudio2013 palette.

Buttons

FIXED
  • When IsBackgroundVisible property is set to False at runtime, it doesn’t apply to RadToggleButton and RadRadioButton.
  • When IsBackgroundVisible property is set to False, the borders of checked ToggleButton and RadioButton disappear in Windows8Touch theme.
  • SplitButton throws a design time exception with implicit styles when Diagrams.Extensions.xaml is included.
  • When DropDownButton and SplitButton are open in VisualStudio2013 theme blue color variation, their border color should be in blue.

ChartView

NEW
  • Implemented new RangeSplineSeries displaying a range of data by plotting two values per data point.
FIXED
  • All labels of the LogarithmicAxis display 'zero' in scenarios with small values.
  • Axis title does not get positioned correctly unless the Title is set.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown after a series with Direct2D render settings is removed and then added back to the chart.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown on updating data when the mouse is over chart's area and Trackball Info is visible.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown when axes visibility is switched from Collapsed to Visible.
  • Track ball is not always updated when the ItemsSource is being updated asynchronously.
  • The axis labels are not resized when the LabelTemplate is changed at runtime.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown when axes visibility is switched from Collapsed to Visible.
  • InvalidOperationException is thrown when changing themes runtime.
  • Axis Labels are positioned incorrectly when a LabelTemplate with a Border is used.
  • Old labels are not removed when the series' ItemsSource changes.

ColorPicker

FIXED
  • RecentColors section is not shown when the RecentColorsItemsSource is set.

ComboBox

FIXED
  • NullReference exception is thrown when the theme is changed at runtime and the RadComboBox is open.
  • If IsEditable is set to true the SelectedItem is not updated when deleting the SelectedItem's text to match another existing item.
  • IsTabStop="False" set on the ComboBoxItems is ignored.
  • ArgumentNullException is thrown when changing themes using RadComboBox on touch device.
  • BorderBrush and BorderThickness are not applied in VisualStudio2013, Windows8 and Office2013 themes.

DataBar

FIXED
  • BrushCollection causes memory leak in StackedDataBar scenario.

DataFilter

FIXED
  • Filter Criteria height is different depending on the editor type.

DataForm

FIXED
  • ValidationSummary horizontal scrollbar is not fully visible with large error content in Office2013Theme.
  • Memory leak in DataFormComboBoxField.
  • DataFormComboBoxField clears its selected value, when switching between data templates.
  • RadDataForm does not display auto generated bool properties when CurrentItem is set to ExpandoObject.
  • NullReferenceException in DataForm.AutoGeneratedFieldsPresenter.UpdateDataFieldBinding().
  • PropertyChanged is not called for a nullable property when DataForm is bound to DynamicObject.

Diagrams

FIXED
  • AllowPaste property of the RadDiagram doesn't apply in MVVM scenario.
  • A connection can't be pasted in a diagram different than the original one.
  • PrintPreview and ZoomSlider backgrounds do not change in VisualStudio 2013 color variations.
  • Zooming scroll track in PrintPreview is thicker in VisualStudio 2013 theme.
  • Expand button in the PrintPreview's combobox look and feel improvement in VisualStudio 2013 theme.
  • Expanding the comboboxes and then collapsing them leaves visible blue left border in VisualStudio2013 theme.
  • Selected Color's vertical border from Settings Pane has bigger thickness in VisualStudio2013 theme.
  • Settings Pane’s Colors RadioButton has missing right border when it is toggled/hovered in VisualStudio2013 theme.
  • Setting DiagramBehaviors.TextWrapping property to something different than Wrap doesn't work.
  • PrintPreview and ZoomSlider backgrounds do not change in VisualStudio 2013 color variations.
  • Diagrams extensions overwrite default border of Buttons in the blue color variation of VisualStudio2013.

Docking

FIXED
  • Dragging a pane with two nested dockings inside DocumentHost throws NullReference exception.
  • TabStripPlacement property is not persisted by the Save/LoadLayout functionality.

ExpressionEditor

FIXED
  • Expressions with a formula containing column's value when the column is bound to indexer property are not calculated.

GanttView

FIXED
  • Wrong tick containers using WeekDaysGenerator.

Gauge

FIXED
  • Windows8 and Windows8Touch themes don’t apply to Linear and Radial Gauge when set via StyleManager.

GridView

NEW
  • Introduced cancel editing support of properties added through ICustomTypeDescriptor.
FIXED
  • FooterTextAlignment property does not affect group footer cells in Windows8 theme.
  • Expressions with a formula containing column's value when the column is bound to indexer property are not calculated.
  • (CodedUI) DateTimePicker in Filter2ContentControl (FilteringControl) is not recognized on playback.
  • StackOverflowException is thrown when performing sorting, filtering or grouping on GridView bound to DynamicObject.
  • Visible RowDetails get collapsed when maximizing/minimizing the window with GroupRenderMode Flat.
  • Elements in RadGridView are not recognized by Narrator.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown in TryGetGenericElementType method when RadGridView is in TabControl and you move to its containing TabItem.
  • Not all properties are transferred from CopyPropertiesFrom method.
  • Validation border of validated item is not fully visible in Windows8 theme.
  • Validation style is not correct in Windows8Touch theme with lightweight templates and validation enabled.
  • Pasting multiple values in GridViewComboBoxColumn which are not in its source, is not correct for more than one item.
  • When a row is invalid, SelectionUnit is Cell and lightweight templates are applied the cell content is not correctly aligned.
  • All types of editors jump into edit mode when lightweight templates are applied.
  • MouseOver effect of a row goes over selected and validated item when lightweight templates are applied.
  • An exception is thrown on working with FilteringControl of GridViewComboBoxColumn on touch monitor.
  • When exporting RadGridView.ToHtml() the Width of a column is not exported.

ImageEditor

NEW
  • CropTool - Introduce FixedSize, InitialSize and LockAspectRatio functionality. You can specify the initial size of the crop rectangle, lock aspect ratio or forbid resizing of the crop rectangle altogether.

ListBox

FIXED
  • NullReferenceEexception is thrown when scrolling to out of boundary index.
  • BorderThickness is not applied in the definition of RadListBox in VisualStudio2013 theme.
  • DropVisual goes out of bounds if ScrollViewer.CanContentScroll=False.

Map

FIXED
  • Objects in InformationLayer aren't arranged correctly when another map is added to the layer.
  • TargetInvocationException is thrown when zooming and removing RadMap from visual tree.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown when any item is removed from the Visualization layer while zooming.

MaskedInput

FIXED
  • NullReference exception is thrown when clicking on GridViewCell which has collapsed MaskedInput in its CellEditTemplate.
  • Setting AcceptReturn to True doesn't work in a MaskedTextInput when Mask is “l20".

Menu

FIXED
  • FontSize is not changed correctly when switching to Windows8Touch theme.

OutlookBar

NEW
  • Added disable state of minimized items for in all themes.
FIXED
  • The default color of ToggleButton in the area of minimized items is changed in Office2013 theme.

PdfProcessing

NEW
  • Support for PNG and BMP image source type. You can insert PNG and BMP images in RadFixedDocument.
FIXED
  • Client trial validation doesn't work outside WPF application.

PdfViewer

NEW
  • Support for different destination types as “Location”, “RectangleFit”, “PageFit”, “PageHorizontalFit”.
FIXED
  • Annotations and Destinations are not imported.
  • In some cases paths are not being rendered correctly.
  • The busy indicator never hides if the DocumentSource is set to null.
  • CurrentPage is null after the DocumentChanged event is fired.
  • NullReferenceException is thrown in FocusManager when a text is selected and the theme is changed at runtime.
  • MemoryLeak with RadFocusManager.
  • Exception is thrown when missing color space.
  • Exception is thrown in FixedDocumentSinglePagePresenter when color space is not specified.
  • Incorrect import of text with Compact Font Format CID font.
  • PdfViewer crashes when unsupported image is imported in RadBook.

ProgressBar

FIXED
  • ProgressBar is not updated when IsIndeterminate property is changed from true to false.

PropertyGrid

NEW
  • Introduced Editor Attribute - RadPropertyGrid now provides support for the new Telerik attribute EditorAttribute that enables the user to define an editor for each property directly in its definition.
FIXED
  • AutoBindBehavior throws an exception when bound to a read-only CustomTypeDescriptor.
  • CollectionEditor picker is taller than other inputs in all themes except VisualStudio2013.
  • Grouped PropertyGrid does not have a scrollbar when Windows8Touch or ExpressionDark theme is applied.
  • AutoBindBehavior exception when bound to a property without a setter.
  • CollectionEditorPicker's Height property is greater than the Height of other input controls.

RibbonView

FIXED
  • A small popup appears when a compressed RadRibbonGallery is expanded.
  • RadRibbonComboBox Non-Editable template look and feel is improved
  • RibbonToggleButton's Foreground does not change in checked state in Windows8 and Expression_Dark themes.
  • Setting IsMinimized property to True in XAML leads to DesignTime exception.
  • Buttons Paths disappear when the Windows theme is set to classic.
  • RibbonWindow Buttons are not visible in Office2013 theme.
  • RibbonWindow leaves empty spaces between the border and the content when used on Windows8 machine and the project targets .NET 4.0.
  • The ApplicationMenu is displayed on the wrong monitor when hosted in RibbonWindow and the IsWindowsThemeEnabled is set to false.
  • The RibbonWindow throws exception for missing brush in Expression_Dark theme.
  • Setting the Window SizeToContent property to WidthAndHeight causes the Window to takes too much space.
  • RibbonGallery viewport has incorrect offset on initial load.
  • Chrome of RibbonWindow is not rendered correctly when theme is switched from Windows7 Aero to Classic.
  • Title glow effect is removed when the theme is changed in RibbonWindow.
  • Switching the OS theme from Aero to Classic makes the Minimize, Maximize and Close buttons in RibbonWindow to disappear.
  • When Office2013 theme palette is set the background of RibbonWindow's title is not changed.

RichTextBox

NEW
  • Introduced InsertParagraph() method in RadRichTextBox and RadDocumentEditor which breaks the current line.
  • Introduced InsertLine(string) method in RadRichTextBox and RadDocumetnEditor which inserts the passed text and breaks the current line.
  • Introduced Tag property in the SpanProperties class. It is a general purpose string property that can be used to store application specific information.
FIXED
  • Double clicking on footnote which is not on the first page of a document causes InvalidOperationException.
  • RadRichTextBox sometimes crashes in scenarios with lines with very large height and floating image blocks.
  • RichTextBoxCommands.ShowInsertTableOfContentsDialog property throws StackOverflowException.
  • Exception is thrown when typing in Marathi IME and then export document to XAML.
  • RadRichTextBox crashes when merging cells or deleting columns when there are rows with only row-spanned cells after the command.
  • Tables with Auto width are not imported correctly from docx.
  • DocxFormatProvider fails to import document with missing level text for list style.
  • HtmlFormatProvider can't export file with applied linked style over paragraph in list.
  • Exporting value different from 0-9 for outline level to docx format is preventing the document to be opened in MS Word 2013.
  • Deleting uncommitted IME text at the end of a page hangs or crashes the editor.
  • DocxFormatProvider exports wrong table width.
  • DocxFormatProvider throws exception when importing large documents from MemoryStream.
  • The performance of TableStylesGallery is improved.
  • Paragraph alignment is not always respected.
  • When only table rows are copied, some of the table properties are lost on paste.
  • Span is split incorrectly when Tag property is set.
  • Set numbering value of a custom list style resets starting value of all appearances of the list style in the document.
  • RadRichTextBox crashes when selecting document with lines with very small height.

ScheduleView

FIXED
  • Margins are removed from AppointmentItemHorizontalControlTemplate in Office2013 theme.

SpellChecker

FIXED
  • DocumentProofingManager always returns only the first 256 incorrect words.

Spreadsheet

NEW
  • Improved the performance of csv and txt files import.
  • Improved the performance of spreadsheet history.
  • Improved the scrolling performance.
  • Enabled filtering of hyperlinks and merged cells.
  • Enabled sorting of hyperlinks.
  • Enabled insert cells / rows / columns when the worksheet contains filtered or sorted range of cells.
  • Implemented option for export with different encodings in DelimitedFormatProviderBase.
FIXED
  • The TreeView in the FilterPopup does not present the values sorted alphabetically.
  • The TreeView in the FilterPopup does not treat whitespaces as Blanks.
  • Applying filter of a whole column causes the application to crash.
  • After applying filtering on a large document and undo/redo the layout doesn't update correctly.
  • When the cell index of a shape is in a row with automatic size, the size of the image is wrongly imported.
  • When text with horizontal alignment CenterContinuous is imported, it appears with left alignment.
  • Xlsx files that contain number formats with IDs of default formats cannot be imported.
  • Images that are not in the active worksheet are not imported correctly.
  • Protecting a worksheet disables the Undo button and the Ctrl + Z key binding. Protection should disable these only if the history stack is empty.
  • Selected rows/columns are not preserved but only the one where a right clicking is applied.
  • CellEditor is wrong size when the column is auto sized.
  • Insert and Delete commands of the SheetSelector do not work.
  • Inserting cells/rows/columns when there are values at the end of the worksheet causes data loss without prior warning.
  • Pasting a value when an entire column is selected throws OutOfMemoryException.
  • Overlapping text when exporting to PDF multiline wrapped text with bottom alignment.
  • When formula bar Visibility is set to Collapsed an exception is thrown.
  • Symbols between quotes in format strings are not interpreted literally.
  • Entering invalid/duplicated sheet name by changing the active sheet shows the error message twice.
  • Referring hyperlink to range of cells in other worksheet doesn't scroll to the referred cells.
  • Entering the value 12%3 in a cell results with the value 123%.
  • WokbookContentChanged event do not respect sheet and workbook name changes.
  • Freeze panes are not shown if the document is imported before RadSpreadsheet is loaded.
  • When replacing using wildcards, the current cell is also replaced even if it is empty.
  • SumIf function throws exception if any of its arguments are cell references that point outside the worksheet.

SpreadProcessing

NEW
  • Improved the performance of csv and txt files import.
  • Implemented option for export with different encodings in DelimitedFormatProviderBase.
FIXED
  • Client trial validation don't work outside WPF application.
  • Overlapping text when exporting to PDF multiline wrapped text with bottom alignment.
  • Xlsx files that contain number formats with ID's of default formats cannot be imported.
  • Make the default value of WorkbookHistory.IsEnabled to false. Enable the history only in the context of RadSpreadsheet.

TileView

FIXED
  • Item's Content Foreground is not visible in Office2013, ExpressionDark, WIndows8 and Windows8Touch themes.
  • TileViewItems' opacity is lost after a drag and drop operation.

TimeBar

FIXED
  • SelectionVisibilityIndicator look and feel improvements in Windows8Touch theme.

TouchManager

FIXED
  • Memory leak in TouchManager when control is nested in ContentControl.

TreeListView

FIXED
  • TreeLines are broken when rows with various height are displayed.
  • When a row is invalid and SelectionUnit is Cell, the cell content is not correctly aligned.
  • All type of editors jumps into edit mode.
  • MouseOver effect of a row goes over selected and validated item.

WatermarkTextBox

FIXED
  • The WatermarkContent is not hidden if the Text of RadWatermarkTextBox is changed while the control is Collapsed.

Window

FIXED
  • RadWindow's parent cannot be closed in some cases when RadAlert is used.
  • It is not possible to focus other element in the Closed event handler of the RadWindow.Confirm.

WordsProcessing

FIXED
  • Cloning document with breaks does not preserves the break type.
  • Client trial validation don't work outside WPF application.
  • Calling Paragraph.Clear() method throws exception.
  • Importing of paragraph with multiple class names not defined as CSS styles throws KeyNotFoundException KeyNotFoundException.
  • When exporting to HTML only the first image is exported when ImagesExportMode.External is used.
  • Applying not registered style over document element will lead to breaking the export to html.
  • Decimal numbers are exported in invariant culture.
  • Html exported pixels as decimal values are not shown properly in web browsers.
  • When importing HTML applying style to div element fails.
  • Multiple spaces are not trimmed when HTML document is imported.
  • Documents are exported in compatibility mode.
  • 'Normal (Web)' style has incorrect name - 'NormalWeb'.
  • The styles are not applied to the content in a table.
  • Paragraph style is not respected by importing html document.

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