Having problems with layout? Switch to Plan B! [LayoutTransformControl scenarios for WPF]

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  1. Kieren5 says:

    I’d like to see this in the Silverlight ToolKit.

  2. David Anson says:


    Thanks for the feedback! I’ve brought up the idea of including LayoutTransformControl in the Toolkit with our team and will be contacting the Silverlight team to learn about their plans here.

    Aside: LayoutTransformControl will be present (but internal) in next release of the Toolkit because it is used by some new Axis code in Charting. Axis’s title is actually the original scenario that got me thinking about LayoutTransform and inspired me to write LayoutTransformControl, so it’s kind of neat to see things come full-circle like this. 🙂

  3. Kieren5 says:

    We have used it to build a Zoombox, unfortunately it’s commercial otherwise I’d love to share the source.

    Our Zoombox is composed of a LayoutTransformControl and a ScrollViewer, and it does the job nicely.

    I guess the challenge is that if LTC was public, it would be obselete when LayoutTransform is supported in Silverlight. Seeing LayoutTransform would likely be included in a major version, I think it’s somewhat acceptable for breaking changes between SL versions.

    Ps. I think they implemented Transform.Value

  4. David Anson says:


    Congratulations on the Zoombox!

    Regarding your note about Transform.Value, I’m not seeing it in the Silverlight 2 RTW bits. Are you sure about it being present or am I just looking in the wrong place?

  5. I’m a believer in the power of LayoutTransform – so much so that I wrote a control to graft this capability

  6. I came across a question on the Silverlight Toolkit support forum yesterday asking how to animate the

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