Using OpacityMask property we can make a specific region of an element transparent or partially transparent . In this tips I am going to show you how you can apply faded transparent effects on some elements in WPF.
SQL CE is a free, embedded, lightweight database engine that enables easy database storage. This does not required any installation and runs in memory. Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Came up with nice tooling support for SQL Server CE. We can add a SQL CE Data base using Add New Item option from Solution Explorer Context Menu. But In… Read More »
Thread shutdown is a mechanism to stop a worker Thread that is already running in parallel. That means either to stop an already running thread using Thread.Abort or shutting down the Thread normally using the user defined code.
Lastly I was working on the project where I have to designed web page which is exposing some set of the functions and which is get consume by some external application like java and flex. It’s worked fine and providing the output I want. But now I want to perform the load test, so for that I want… Read More »
Writing a stretchable content container is very easy in WPF. The ViewBox allows you to write stretchable container which will shrink / expand according to the size of the content. In this post I will build a simple Stretchable ContentControl which will expand itself as you go on adding controls to it.
In previous tip, Abhishek discussed about basic of Logical and Visual Tree in WPF. In this tip I am going to explain how you can retrieve and examine the Visual Tree programmatically in WPF. The VisualTreeHelper provides few API Methods GetChildrenCount(), GetChild() and GetParent() using which you can get details of the Visual Tree structure.
Every programming style contains some sort of LogicalTree which comprises the Overall Program. The LogicalTree comprises the elements as they are listed in XAML. Thus they will only include the controls that you have declared in you XAML.
If you are trying to run a WPF application, you must remember that WPF content is actually constraint to a single HWND. You could have only a single window handle that represents the entire window, and everything inside it is a bitmap drawn on the WPF canvas. Except Popup (which eventually have its own HWND) no WPF element… Read More »