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  1. It would be very helpful if the WPF editor could render ControlTemplates

    This would allow us to visually design ControlTemplate

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  2. Localisation of universal Apps should be possible from the shared assembly

    I created my first Universal App where I needed to use localisation of text in the program .

    I was verry surprised to discover that I could not use the resw files in my common.portable assembly , actually i was able to read the values but it would always return the Neutral language

    Moving the resw files to the main entry projects solved this problem

    It would be verry handy If i could place my translated text strings and or pictures in one location for both Apps

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  3. 2 votes
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  4. UWP Fall update - supports Telerik controls (which are missing crusial eventhandlers), but with FallUpdate VSM is not supported in Blend?

    Feedback: ..would love to make a UWP project, but it's always something not working.

    Telerik control - Fall update OK
    Telerik RadDataGrid - missing crusial eventhandlers ..such as rowsChanged etc.d
    VSM in Blend - Fall update not working

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  5. Must have a way to use WPF GUI XML in Xamarin GUI XML

    It would be splendid if someone will make a mobile GUI using WPF and then just view it source XML. Then simply copy that XML for Xamarin.. and volla!!! You got your mobile GUI.

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  6. Color navigatable binding paths

    In the Xaml editor show property paths in binding expressions in a different color when they've been resolved for "Go to definition"/F12 navigation.

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  7. Binding with default values on some properties (and ProvideValue overridable) for all XAML's files in application

    When we need to develop our own WPF framework to implement MVVM pattern. It Is necessary to insert own Binding declaration with specific Converter, Specific UpdateSourceTrigger options, etc etc ...
    Moreover, we need to valuate attach behavior on target control to add spécific logic (example : UpdateSource only before lost focus and not after lost focus, because we need to cancel the lost focus if error(s) occurs during UpdateSource), and it is necessary to valuate this properties for each Binding ! (thousand and thousand Binding ...)

    Binding class is not sealed BUT provideValue method Is Sealed ! and BindingBase.CreateBindingExpressionOverride is…

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  8. BezelBoarder!!!!!! The time has come to Rebezel the buttons...I hate flat buttons

    Would be great to have an Enhanced Border XAML control, for creating a Bezel effect.

    Believe it or not, Bezeling a control that is a feature that people REAL REAL LIKE, but is extremely extremely hard to pull off in XAML Without Writing XAML like mad. I poiint to the extreme lack of Examples of how to create Bezel effect in XAML... Every single one of the example is an ulgy hack that doesn't produce the nice and easy bezel, that GUI's have been using literally for 30 year years! why is this so aburdly hard to create a bezel…

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  9. 1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Better formatting in Xaml editor for multi-line Xml tag

    The Xaml editor in Visual Studio can does a good job with formatting automatically, and reformatting with the Advanced|FormatDocument. But if you have a tag on one line with attributes on subsequent lines, it doesn't format the attributes correctly.

    For example, if you have a multi-line tag (like a TextBlock) and wrap it in another (like a StackPanel), it tabs the TextBlock tag over, but not its attributes.

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  12. Why can't you just directly embed a ResourceDictionary in a Page.Resources?

    Sorry...I know this is obvious and often complained about...but why can't we just do this?

    <Page.Resources>
    <ResourceDictionary Source="ms-appx:///RsButton2.Xaml"/>
    </Page.Resources>

    Instead of this Ackward Mess:

    <ResourceDictionary>
    <ResourceDictionary.MergedDictionaries>
    <ResourceDictionary Source="ms-appx:///RsButton2.Xaml"/>
    </ResourceDictionary.MergedDictionaries>
    </ResourceDictionary>

    </Page.Resources>

    Also, I would be nice If you type "SOURCE" and it would provide a list of Resource Dictionary Files in the Project to select from... also, would be nice if it would make suggestion on how to fix your path to your resource if you type it wrong.

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  13. what new rss-feed

    Put Back the RSS-Feed for new posted applications to subscriptions Downloads.

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  14. XAML Live Property Explorer - Search for two or more property names

    It would be great to search / filter for more than one property at the same time. E.g. for width AND column by entering the search text like:
    width;column or width+column or ...

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  16. Provide a way to change the order attributes are created in the XAML file.

    When I drop a TextBlock, for example, the starting attributes applied are:
    HorizontalAlignment Margin TextWrapping Text VerticalAlignment

    And they are placed in that order. Which appears to alphabetic.

    Create a mechanism that alters the order they are added in. For example insert according to like functionality. The old forms properties viewers used to have a way to view by functional group. This same pattern could be used here.

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  17. 当uwp打包密钥过期时能自动从商店同步密钥,而我现在需要新建工程编译才会同步密钥很麻烦。

    当uwp打包密钥过期时能自动从商店同步密钥,而我现在需要新建工程编译才会同步密钥很麻烦。

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  19. Help me choose the right MIN platform version while creating a new UWP project

    Let me know how many (%) of devices can I target if I chose a particular MIN platform version. This info should be right infront of me while picking up the right min version and not hidden in some deep links.

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  20. Please. Visual editor for XAML Xamarin.Forms like to CorelDraw

    This is something that has been asking for a long time, please, it's past the time XAML Xamarin.Forms has a complete visual editor, a decent Designer along with an interactive node based editor for animation, events and custom controls creation and realtime test and prototype

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