WPF discussions, 091101

As usual, raw, unedited, useful info from the Microsoft’s internal WPF discussions lists. Subject: All keys don’t work in a WPF window when it is calling from a WinForm project. We had a big project developed in WinForm. Now I’m adding a new window to the project using WPF. The WPF window is now part…

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WPF Discussion 090922

Raw, unedited, insightful and deep content from our internal WPF discussion… Subject: Any chance of INotifyCollectionChanged moving to the core .NET libraries? The  System.Collections.Specialized.INotifyCollectionChanged interface is defined in WindowsBase.dll (primarily a WPF assembly) but my customer believes it should be pushed down into the core BCL so that other project types can benefit from it…

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WPF discussions 08082009

Raw/unedited useful WPF advise.. Subject: Control Verifier From: Samantha Durante, our controls PM Answer: I just wanted to let you know that we’ve just released Version 0.1 of the WPF Control Verifier tool.  WPF Control Verifier is a tool that verifies the correctness of WPF Controls. This tool is geared towards WPF Control developers with…

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WPF discussions 090626

Emails from our MS internal discussions. Lots a great tips. Subject: Advise for running WPF apps over Citrix Answer: All versions of WPF since WPF 3.5 SP1 have remoted (both with Remote Desktop and Terminal Server) using Bitmap Remoting. Bitmap remoting works as follows: The application is rendered on the server using WPF’s software rasterizer…

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WPF discussion 090605

You know the drill: Raw/unedited WPF discussions from inside the mothership. Subject: Accessibility tree, and collapsed elements We have some UI that we’re collapsing (Visibility=Collapsed). However, even after it’s collapsed, it *seems* to be participating in the accessibility tree (shows up in UIspy). Is this the correct behaviour? Answer: It seems that this behavior is…

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WPF Discussion, 090522

I hope you remember the drill; sorry that I missed last week, we had school Subject: ItemsControl and Screen Reader I have a WPF 4.0 ItemsControl as follows. The AutomationProperties.Name attached property is set to a string for the item containers. I expected the screen reader to read out the string when the item container…

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WPF Discussion,090228

Inside Microsoft, we have our own version of “forums” or “discussion groups” ..  Lots of great questions and knowledge get fleshed out in these conversations.   Below is a brief (edited) version of the questions that caught my attention in the last two days. Going forward, I will try to watch these discussions closer and post…

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