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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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            • Fix XPS Document Writer Threadsafety

              If you try to submit an .xps document to "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" printer using PrintQueue.AddJob(), but from a worker thread (not the application thread), it fails with an exception. I don't understand how that is even possible, but it's irritating to have to special case this one driver to print on the main app thread.

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              • datetime picker

                Add DateTimePicker control

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                • Complete the Support for WPF Serialzation in System.Xaml namespace

                  The XamlObjectReader will throw defered load exceptions for WPF schema. This apparently is because the Save method on the System.Windows.TemplateContentLoader was not implemented.

                  Failing this please make Visual Studio or Blends object Serialization source publicly available.

                  Even better do both.

                  In any case custom applications that may want to do designer or transformations on XAML would greatly benefit by this, and it appears it just wasn't completed.

                  Thank you.

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                  • Restrict Behavior visibility

                    When I define a System.Windows.Interactivity.Behavior<T> for e.g. an ItemsControl, like

                    public class SomeAwesomaticBehavior : Behavior<ItemsControl>
                    {
                    }

                    it will appear in Visual Studio's XAML editor (and probably in the Designer too) even for ordinary, non-Items-Controls and throw nasty runtime exceptions. This is contrary to Attached Properties which will appear only for intended types.

                    The designer and the XAML editor must be updated to respect a behavior's scope. Because it surely does confuse co-workers and designer folks when a lot of Behaviors pop up that don't have anything to do with the current object.

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                      • Fix compositecollection's lack of DataContext

                        this StackOverflow post explains it all:

                        http://stackoverflow.com/a/6446923/643085

                        Basically, the CompositeCollection is a pain to work with due to it's lack of DataContext and the inability to use ElementName bindings.

                        Please provide a way to bind the CollectionContainer.Collection Property to, say a ViewModel (underlying DataContext of the UI element whose ItemsSource is assigned the CompositeCollection) or allow the usage of ElementName binding for that:

                        The following XAML snippet doesn't work in WPF 4.5:

                        <ContextMenu>
                        <ContextMenu.ItemsSource>
                        <CompositeCollection x:Key="CompositeCollection">
                        <CollectionContainer Collection="{Binding MyViewModelCollection}"/>
                        </CompositeCollection>
                        </ContextMenu.ItemsSource>
                        </ContextMenu>

                        Ideally, I'd expect that the CollectionContainer would be able to bind against the ContextMenu's DataContext somehow.

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                        • Better support for cross assembly embedded fonts

                          It has become my practice to embed all of my fonts in a single assembly and then referencing the fonts in that assembly from other assembly. This helps to reduce the redundantly embedded font when that font is used in multiple assemblies. It would be nice if the tools supported this as an option.

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                          • Improve Antialiasing

                            The Antialiasing algorithm needs to be improved, especially for white on black text when not using cleartype where it displays both artifacts and oversaturated aliasing

                            See this example: http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/514/textquality.png

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                            • Better list scrolling

                              All WPF application suffers this problem: All ItemControl Controls scroll one (or more) item at a time, but never partial item. This is a problem when the height of the item is irregular or big, making scrolling non intuitive or weird

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                                • Relative margins based on FontSize

                                  Consider a control that looks like a yardstick or ruler. There's a bunch of tick marks with numbers underneath, and the ticks are centered to the tick mark. The control's bounds need to include the text, which means you need a margin on the tick marks themselves that changes size depending on the FontSize. There are multiple other controls I've built where such "relative margins" are very necessary.

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                                        • Support Vista icons (with compression and 256px)

                                          Even .NET 4.0 still cannot use Vista icons (larger than 128px or compressed ICO files) for window icons. See https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/321285/wpf-application-fails-if-window-icon-is-a-vista-ico-file

                                          That should be fixed.

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