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  1. Expander.ButtonStyle that applies to the toggle button only

    In this way I don't have to write so much code if I want to set the tooltip of the toggle button or it's template.
    Take a look here to understand what I mean: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/250788/how-to-modify-expander-button-background-only-wpf

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          • Provide a MaskedTextBox control, just like in Windows Forms.

            Provide a MaskedTextBox control, just like in Windows Forms.

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                • Datagrid mode to allow cell data (full/part) selection for clipboard copy not in edit mode.

                  When displaying data in a datagrid, we need an option to land in a cell, mark the text within the cell and be able to copy it, without having to be in any edit mode to do so. The selection mode should be able to remain row selection, we need to be able to deal with selecting data inside the cell independently from the row/multi cell selection options.
                  This option also needs to be available on textboxes in general, so that a read only user can copy appearance data out of fields to the clipboard.

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                  • Simple peer-to-peer communications between 2 WPF Programs.

                    Build some WPF Classes to facilitate extremely simple peer-to-peer communications between two WPF programs running on different computers. Target "Generic HID: over USB, Bluetooth peer-to-peer, and finally, Direct WiFi peer-to-peer.
                    In fact, you could bundle all three types of connections into a single class. It could consist of 4 simple functions:
                    Handle = Open_Connection(Unique_ID, Connection_Type(USB_Hid| | BlueThooth | Direct_Wifi);
                    ReturnCode = Send_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                    ReturnCode = Receive_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                    Close(Handle);
                    The whole idea is to give programmers lots of power without having them deal with tons of complexity.

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                    • Add [ContentProperty("Value")] attribute to the Setter class

                      It's a pain to have to write <Setter.Value> every time the value cannot be written as an attribute (e.g. templates)...It should be obvious that the content of the <Setter> element is its value.

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                      • TabItem.ToolTip should only affect the Header, not the content.

                        When you set TabItem.ToolTip, the tooltip is visible in the entire tab along its content.
                        This should be fixed, and the tooltip should be visible for the header only which makes much more sense.

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                        • Let me override the default value for DatePicker.FirstDayOfWeek

                          With most other dependency properties I can override the default value in my App.OnStartup method using OverrideMetadata. However, DatePicker assigns a default value to FirstDayOfWeek in the instance constructor, so the dependency property's default value is never used.

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                          • XPS document enhancement in WPF5

                            1) I'm looking at a design capability for Flowdocument. At present if we need to use VS 2010 for designing XPS document, then unfortunately we will have to place in in Windows XAML within a FlowDocument Scroll Viewer(or equivalent document readers). The Vs 2010 as such does not support FlowDocument as a root in XAML designer

                            2) Another important issue is about getting the header and footer in the document. At present we will have to use pagination Wrapper that inherits from DocumentPagination class and do it manually. Can there by much eaiser means to achieve the same.

                            3) The…

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                            • Virtualization of Variable-Height Views/Data

                              Optionally support fixed width, and a variety of algorithms for calculating scrollbar parameters. (e.g. Query the entire collection for item dimensions up front, optionally cache views, etc.)
                              Support table, list, and tree scenarios.

                              An example of where this would be useful, is an email client that showed the full content of messages (thus variable height) in the right hand pane.
                              In our case, we have a list of hundreds of types of forms each with different and often variable height. We hacked together a virtualization solution that tworks, but something more polished could work better.

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                              • Improve Locale Management

                                Managing multiple languages and Locales in WPF is nothing short of a nightmare... Please at least make it as straightforward as WinForms with similar tools. The learning curve is too steep in that regard, and having to tag/rename each and every control and map it to an external file is absolutely unacceptable.

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                                  • High use of controls or triggers made application flickered

                                    When we use layout controls at high end and triggers, due to client requirement we create own style for specific control made wpf application flickered sometime... which is not good interface for client.

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                                    • create and add useful controls

                                      create and add useful wpf controls to .net framework

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                                        • Provide way for ICommands to determine the UIElement which owns the command

                                          ICommands should have the ability, when executed, to determine which UIElement owns the command. Perhaps when event handlers are invoked, CallContext could be used to store the current UIElement 'sender'.

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