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  • Wiki Page: WPF: Entity Framework MVVM Walk Through 1

    Table of Contents Introduction Requirements Set Up Tables Creating an Entity Data Model Model - Step by step Outline UI Requirement Explanation of Implementation What gets a ViewModel? Ribbon/Toolbar/What? Navigation Edit Commands GetData - Intial read and refresh command Deletion User Messages Error...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Property List Editing

    Table of Contents Introduction The Usual WPF Approach A List of Them Show Me the Code MainWindow EditRow Dictionary1 Conclusion Other Alternatives Introduction A very common User Interface layout for editing data is a list of labelled fields/properties. The label describes what the field is...
  • Wiki Page: Управление драйверами устройств из командной строки (ru-RU)

    Данная статья относится к кактегории " how to". Пожалуйста сохраняйте ее как можно более простой и ясной. Избегайте пространных обсуждений а также не углубляйтесь слишком глубоко в связанные технологии и незкоуровневые механизмы имеющие отношение к данной теме...
  • Wiki Page: How to Manage Device Drivers with Command Line

    This topic is a how to. Please keep it as clear and simple as possible. Avoid speculative discussions as well as deep dive into underlying mechanisms or related technologies. (what is this box?) Generally speaking, the best tool to manage device drivers is “Device Manager”. That is...
  • Wiki Page: Troubleshooting Adprep.exe Errors (dsforum2wiki)

    Users encounter errors that refer to the need to run Adprep, or they experience an error when they try to run it. And this seems to be common because the the most frequently viewed thread on the AD DS forum on TechNet is DC promotion and adprep /forestprep . So this article is intended to briefly...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: MVVM Step by Step 2

    This article is the second in a series intended to introduce the reader to the practicalities of the MVVM pattern. Table of Contents Introduction Sample Let's Do it MVVM Light ViewModel MainWindow Initial Setup Binding a Collection RelayCommand List Change Notification List Conclusion ObservableCollection...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: MVVM Step by Step 1

    This article is the first in a series intended to introduce the reader to the practicalities of the MVVM pattern. Table of Contents Introduction Sample Let's Do It Create a WPF Solution Overview of a Window Add A ViewModel Show the Text in the View Add a Button Add an ICommand Execute CanExecute...
  • Wiki Page: Developer Friendly XML Extraction From SQL Server

    This article explains an approach which can used to extract data for Ad Hoc purposes by regular developers who are more used to .Net than SQL Server. Table of Contents Target Audience Overview Requirements Precautions Writing the Extract SQL Baby Steps For XML Auto Export to File Introduction to...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - Animating a ViewModel

    This article explains how you can animate the value of properties in a ViewModel. Table of Contents Background Overview The Sample Window Markup Storyboard App.xaml MainWindowViewModel Conclusion See Also Background In any MVVM project you will routinely bind properties in the View to public...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Inheriting Property Values Considered

    This article explains and compares some approaches to inherit property values down the Visual Tree. Table of Contents Introduction Options Dependency Property Inheritance Example of Dependency Property Inheritance The Cryptic Explanation: Explanation of the Explanation Parent Dependency Property...
  • Wiki Page: WPF ComboBox Binding in DataGrid

    One problem for developers new to XAML is binding a combobox in a DataGrid. This is a fairly common question in the WPF forum so posters are somehow not finding an article which helps them. Maybe they find a resource but it's not clear enough how things work - this is quite a complicated and...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - Only One Parent

    Table of Contents What's a Visual? What Happens? Experiment One Experiment Two MarkUp Code Behind Left Column Right Column Implications See Also The life of a Visual must be very sad since they can only have one parent. This means you will get an error or unexpected behaviour if you...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - Newline in Text

    Table of Contents Sub Objects Resource Formatted Text String See Also Occasionally you need a TextBlock which has multiple lines of text. This is WPF so naturally there's several ways to accomplish this. This tip explains some options. Sub Objects If you've only ever used...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - Bind to Current item of Collection

    Table of Contents Introduction Explanation What About That Slash? Why Use This? Property List Editing See Also Introduction A little known and hence under-used aspect of WPF Binding is the ability to bind to the " current " item in a collection's view. Broadly speaking, this...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - RadioButton Alignment

    Table of Contents Symptoms Simple Fix A More Complicated Fix Wait a Minute See Also The spot in a RadioButton or box in a CheckBox is vertically aligned in a rather strange way. The UI design perfectionist might even suggest this is a sub optimal way. You might never notice this if you...
  • Wiki Page: Silverlight: No Need to BringIntoView

    Table of Contents Demonstration Markup Code Behind Results A change introduced in Silverlight 5 is that a ListBox ( or any itemscontrol ) will now scroll a selected item into view if it's off screen. The rest of this article proves that. Demonstration Create a new Silverlight...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: CollectionView Tips

    Table of Contents Introduction Audience Broad Functionality Particular Advantages Usage Usage Introduction First obtain your CollectionView Sorting Filtering Simple Filtering Slightly more Complicated Complicated Filtering Performance and Repository Programmatic Selection of Record The Good The not so...
  • Wiki Page: DotNet: Reporting Options

    Table of Contents Introduction SAP Crystal Reports Microsoft Reports MS Access Transforms - XSLT / XSL Jquery T4 Template Word Mail merge Open Source ReportingCloud My-FyiReporting Paid Third Party Telerik Reporting DevExpress Universal Reporting DevExpress Snap Windward Autotag Banded Reports ...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - DataContext Special Source

    Sometimes what you've got just isn't tasty enough. You want more. How about some special sauce on that DataContext? Table of Contents Introduction Container DataContext Control DataContext Special Source to the Rescue Multiple DataContext See Also Other Resources Introduction ...
  • Wiki Page: Silverlight: StrikeThrough

    Silverlight only supports underline TextDecoration, this article is about implementing Strikethrough-like functionality and a warning about some of the issues to be aware of. Table of Contents Introduction Draw Your Own Line Complications Work Round Fails Setting the X2 Value FindControlByType...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Change Tracking

    This article uses a sample to explain a method for tracking which data changed in a WPF application. Table of Contents Introduction Usage Technical Overview Code MainWindow Markup MainWindowViewModel MediaVM NotifyWithColour Dictionary1 Use in Your Projects Snippet See Also Other Resources ...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Uneventful MVVM

    There’s an inevitable question crops up whilst coaching someone from a winforms or vb6 background: “How do I do my events then?” Read this before that grouchy team lead coaches you. The rumours are true. Table of Contents Audience Why Are Practical Reasons So Important? Sample No Event Handlers...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Dynamic XAML

    Table of Contents Introduction Loading a Flat File as a Resource Dictionary Introduction to XamlReader Linq to XML Exploring XML Changing the Unchangeable Flexible Composition Awkward Bindings/Data Finally The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the many uses for building XAML dynamically...
  • Wiki Page: WPF: Tips - Dependency Property Default Double Trouble

    This tip explains how to resolve the "Default value type does not match type of property ..... " error. Table of Contents Scenario Reason for the Error Resolving the Error See Also Scenario Since double is a common type for control properties double is also a very common type...
  • Wiki Page: UWA: Simple ListViewItem Styling

    This article explains a simple(r) way to style the look of ListViewItems in Universal Windows Store applications. Table of Contents Introduction Audience Overview Requirement The Development Process ListView Outstanding Functionality and Problems Ticked Off Theme Brushes Selected Colour Near...
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