November 2012 Entries

WPF DataGrid using a DataGridTemplateColumn rather than a DataGridComboBoxColumn to show selected value at load
My problem was that using a DataGridComboBoxColumn I couldn’t get it to show the selected value when the DataGrid loaded. Instead, the user would have to click in the cells and like magic, the current selected values would appear and it looked the way I wanted it to on load. Here is what I had <DataGridComboBoxColumn MinWidth="150" x:Name="crewColumn" Header="Crew" ItemsSource="{Binding JobEdit.Crews, Source={StaticResource Locator}}" DisplayMemberPath="Name" SelectedItemBinding="{Binding JobEdit.SelectedCrew, ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 7:43 AM | Comments (0)

Expression Blend + Sketchflow Preview for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
Expression Blend has released a preview version of Blend that addresses some of the missing features of the version of Expression Blend that ships with VS 2012. Here is a download to the preview version that has a lot of the features that were missing in the shipped version. My suggestion is that anyone that works with Xaml and VS 2012 download this version of Blend http://www.microsoft.com/en... ......

Posted On Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:46 AM | Comments (2)