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    Expanding WPF for UI Debugging

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    The Optimum User Experience Since the very earliest days of WPF/XAML development, there has always been a need to inspect the visual tree. Early Pre-Alpha builds of Blend had a debug command which would dump the entire visual tree to a text file so...
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    New UI Performance Analysis Tool for WPF Applications

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    In Visual Studio 2013, we added a new XAML UI Responsiveness tool in the performance and diagnostics hub to enable you to analyze application interaction-related performance issues in your XAML Windows Store applications. Since then, we’ve gotten...
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    The Roadmap for WPF

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    Today, we announced the roadmap for the WPF platform . The post defines the areas of investment in future releases of WPF, and details the current progress of improvements made to the WPF platform in the .NET Framework 4.6 and Visual Studio 2015. We...
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    How does WPF WebBrowser Control handle window.external.notify()?

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    Every now and then we get some really good questions that make us think. This was one of those questions. Here was the original Tweet that was sent our way. For those of you unfamiliar with the context of the question, it comes from a Silverlight point...
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    SystemColors Reference

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    WPF exposes a swatch of colors that comprise the current Windows system theme. These are available in the SystemColors class as Colors , Brushes , and corresponding ResourceKeys (for binding with dynamic notification of changes to these colors, e.g. if...
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    Working Around RibbonWindow Dimensions Issues When Targeting .NET 3.5

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    For those targeting .NET 3.5, you will notice that RibbonWindow’s Height, Width, Left, and Top properties are a little funky and can be misreported. This article explains why RibbonWindow on .NET 3.5 has these issues, how the issues manifest, and...
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    Enabling ClearType for Ribbon Applications

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    The Ribbon RTM release was built against .NET 3.5, but our October 2010 release of Ribbon includes both .NET 3.5 and .NET 4.0 Ribbon DLLs. With the v4.0 Ribbon, we have enabled ClearType on all of the Ribbon controls using RenderOptions.ClearTypeHint...
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    Future of the WPF Ribbon

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    I’m sure many of you are wondering what the future of the WPF Ribbon will look like. The future is hard to predict and there are so many things that can change. But here is a short list of things we will be looking into for the future of the WPF...
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    WPF Ribbon October 2010 Update Details

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    Here is the detailed list of the items that were fixed in the October 2010 update. Ribbon Split Button is only half-highlighted when users mouse over the button Ribbon Title is bottom-aligned, should be centered Ribbon Quick Access Toolbar...
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    UPDATE: Microsoft Ribbon for WPF October 2010

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    Here is the October 2010 update for the Microsoft Ribbon for WPF. This update contains the latest product changes and fixes for the WPF Ribbon. You can download the latest ribbon here . We’ve made a few changes to the WPF Ribbon you might be...
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    Ribbon Browser Application without the title row

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    We have received a query about being able to hide the title panel in a Ribbon Browser Application. As always this can be achieved by finding the appropriate element within the Ribbon template and manipulating its Visibility. The attached project demonstrates...
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    Images in Ribbon Sample

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    We have received some feedback about the blurriness of the images in the Ribbon sample that was published alongside the Ribbon release . We would like to clarify that the sole purpose of this sample application is to showcase the API capabilities for...
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    Picking the right resolution for RibbonWindow's Icon

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    It has been reported that when using an icon file as RibbonWindow.Icon, the icon is rendered blurry due to bitmap scaling. The reason for this issue is the inherent behavior of WPF Image element to simply display the first decoded bitmap frame within...
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    Visual improvements for RibbonQuickAccessToolBar

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    Here are couple of scenarios that can be improved. The contents of the QuickAccessToolBar show far too low within the title area of the window. It is preferable that the left and right separators for a RibbonQuickAccessToolBar not show if this...
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    WPF ZoomableCanvas with a million items (from Kael Rowan)

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    Kael Rowan just posted " ZoomableApplication2: A million items ", a post that should be very helpful to some WPF Application developers. We've definitely seen many applcations built that have a designer like surface (zoomable, pannable) with many boxes...
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    Preview: WPF 4 Unleashed - Why WPF, and What About Silverlight

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    Hey WPFers, WPF4 Unleashed has been, well, unleashed! Get a preview of Chapter 1 @ http://bit.ly/cwGYbY . Enjoy! My name is Ted Hu, a Senior Program Manager for the WPF Team. I love hearing from customers - please let me...
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    SystemMenu does not show correctly when Ribbon application is run against .Net 4.0.

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    It has been reported that when using a Ribbon hosted in a RibbonWindow in an application targeting .Net 4.0, the SystemMenu does not show in the correct location. See screenshot below. Please note that this bug does not exist when targetting .Net...
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    How do I add Galleries to my Ribbon?

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    RibbonGallery is a new metaphor introduced as part of the Ribbon UI. It is a control that visualizes a list of RibbonGalleryItems that are grouped into RibbonGalleryCategories . RibbonGallery is typically used to visualize a set of related choices that...
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    How can I add rich ToolTips to my Ribbon controls?

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    There are six properties on each Ribbon control that enable creation of rich ToolTips such as the one shown below. ToolTipTitle ToolTipDescription ToolTipImageSource ToolTipFooterTitle ToolTIpFooterDescription...
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    Why should I use a RibbonWindow?

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    RibbonWindow is a subclass of the regular WPF Window that provides additional services to be able to integrate Ribbon components with the Window Chrome. To demonstrate this use the sample application from the previous post . Right-click...
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    Bind my Ribbon UI to my data model

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    The recommended way to bind the Ribbon UI to a data model is to encapsulate the command and the state associated with each control into a data object that is used as the DataContext for that control. You can then apply an implicit Style to the control...
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    Add more content to my Simple Ribbon Application

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    To add more content to the Simple Ribbon Application that we created in the previous post , you can drag-drop variety of elements from the VS toolbox onto the Ribbon. Drag RibbonGroup to the Home Tab and name it Group2 . Drag three...
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    Building a Simple Ribbon Application in WPF

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    The simplest way to get started is to use the WPF Ribbon Application project template. Install VS 2010 Install Microsoft Ribbon for WPF Launch VS 2010 Add New Project – WPF Ribbon Application If...
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    Introducing Microsoft Ribbon for WPF

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    They say that a picture speaks a thousand words. So here are some to whet your appetite. Read next post to get started using the WPF Ribbon. Pete Brown's blog post about the WPF Ribbon makes an interesting read as well. WPF Ribbon Application VS...
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    Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP - July 2010

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    We have just released the Second CTP of the XAML Tool Kit. There is still some work to do before the XAML Toolkit is at full release quality, so this is still labeled as a CTP. However, we are confident that it is stable, usable, and suitable for the...
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