WPF Team Blog

WPF in .NET 4.6.1

In addition to the platform and tooling improvements that we delivered in .NET 4.6,, we started...

Author: The WPF Team Date: 10/29/2015

WPF Community Projects

WPF Community Projects If you do a quick search with WPF as the search query of GitHub, you get over...

Author: The WPF Team Date: 10/29/2015

Blend for Visual Studio 2015 RC

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of an improved Blend experience when you download...

Author: Harikrishna Menon Date: 04/29/2015

Expanding WPF for UI Debugging

The Optimum User Experience Since the very earliest days of WPF/XAML development, there has always...

Author: Harikrishna Menon Date: 02/24/2015

New UI Performance Analysis Tool for WPF Applications

In Visual Studio 2013, we added a new XAML UI Responsiveness tool in the performance and diagnostics...

Author: The WPF Team Date: 01/16/2015

The Roadmap for WPF

Today, we announced the roadmap for the WPF platform. The post defines the areas of investment in...

Author: The WPF Team Date: 11/12/2014

How does WPF WebBrowser Control handle window.external.notify()?

Every now and then we get some really good questions that make us think. This was one of those...

Author: Troy Martez [MSFT] Date: 05/27/2011

SystemColors Reference

WPF exposes a swatch of colors that comprise the current Windows system theme. These are available...

Author: Pat Finnigan Date: 11/30/2010

Working Around RibbonWindow Dimensions Issues When Targeting .NET 3.5

For those targeting .NET 3.5, you will notice that RibbonWindow’s Height, Width, Left, and Top...

Author: Pat Finnigan Date: 10/29/2010

Enabling ClearType for Ribbon Applications

The Ribbon RTM release was built against .NET 3.5, but our October 2010 release of Ribbon includes...

Author: Pat Finnigan Date: 10/29/2010

Future of the WPF Ribbon

I’m sure many of you are wondering what the future of the WPF Ribbon will look like. The...

Author: Troy Martez [MSFT] Date: 10/21/2010

WPF Ribbon October 2010 Update Details

Here is the detailed list of the items that were fixed in the October 2010 update. Ribbon Split...

Author: Troy Martez [MSFT] Date: 10/21/2010

UPDATE: Microsoft Ribbon for WPF October 2010

Here is the October 2010 update for the Microsoft Ribbon for WPF. This update contains the latest...

Author: Troy Martez [MSFT] Date: 10/21/2010

Ribbon Browser Application without the title row

We have received a query about being able to hide the title panel in a Ribbon Browser Application....

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/20/2010

Images in Ribbon Sample

We have received some feedback about the blurriness of the images in the Ribbon sample that was...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/16/2010

Picking the right resolution for RibbonWindow's Icon

It has been reported that when using an icon file as RibbonWindow.Icon, the icon is rendered blurry...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/16/2010

Visual improvements for RibbonQuickAccessToolBar

Here are couple of scenarios that can be improved. The contents of the QuickAccessToolBar show far...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/14/2010

WPF ZoomableCanvas with a million items (from Kael Rowan)

Kael Rowan just posted "ZoomableApplication2: A million items", a post that should be very helpful...

Author: Rob Relyea [MSFT] Date: 08/12/2010

Preview: WPF 4 Unleashed - Why WPF, and What About Silverlight

/> Hey WPFers, WPF4 Unleashed has been, well, unleashed! Get a preview of Chapter 1 @...

Author: tedwpfatmsft Date: 08/09/2010

SystemMenu does not show correctly when Ribbon application is run against .Net 4.0.

It has been reported that when using a Ribbon hosted in a RibbonWindow in an application targeting...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/06/2010

How do I add Galleries to my Ribbon?

RibbonGallery is a new metaphor introduced as part of the Ribbon UI. It is a control that visualizes...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2010

How can I add rich ToolTips to my Ribbon controls?

There are six properties on each Ribbon control that enable creation of rich ToolTips such as the...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2010

Why should I use a RibbonWindow?

RibbonWindow is a subclass of the regular WPF Window that provides additional services to be able to...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2010

Bind my Ribbon UI to my data model

The recommended way to bind the Ribbon UI to a data model is to encapsulate the command and the...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2010

Add more content to my Simple Ribbon Application

To add more content to the Simple Ribbon Application that we created in the previous post, you can...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2010

Building a Simple Ribbon Application in WPF

The simplest way to get started is to use the WPF Ribbon Application project template. Install VS...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/03/2010

Introducing Microsoft Ribbon for WPF

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words. So here are some to whet your appetite. Read next...

Author: Varsha [MSFT] Date: 08/03/2010

Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP - July 2010

We have just released the Second CTP of the XAML Tool Kit.There is still some work to do before the...

Author: Brian Chapman ex-MSFT Date: 07/28/2010

Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010: FxCop Integration

This post describes the FxCop Integration feature of the XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010, announced...

Author: Brian Chapman ex-MSFT Date: 07/28/2010

Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010: XAML DOM

This post describes the XAML DOM feature of the XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010, announced here and...

Author: Brian Chapman ex-MSFT Date: 07/28/2010

Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010: FxCop Rule Authoring

The XAML toolkit, announced here and downloadable here, provides a number of FxCop rules for...

Author: Brian Chapman ex-MSFT Date: 07/28/2010

Microsoft XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010: Silverlight Features

This post describes the features supporting Silverlight in the XAML Toolkit CTP – July 2010,...

Author: Brian Chapman ex-MSFT Date: 07/28/2010

WPF 4 Series: Getting Started

Hey WPFers - Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4 have been available since April 2010. In...

Author: tedwpfatmsft Date: 07/14/2010

WPF or Windows Forms CodePlex projects can now be installed via ClickOnce

Hi WPFers - As a pretty big ClickOnce fan, I'm super excited to see the most requested feature now...

Author: tedwpfatmsft Date: 07/13/2010

Convenient Map Visualization of WPF Documentation Samples

Hi WPFers - There's now a pretty convenient way to quickly visualize & locate code samples that...

Author: tedwpfatmsft Date: 07/08/2010

Welcome to the new WPF Blog

Hi WPFers - Today I'm very pleased to unveil the new WPF Blog. Since the majority of Windows client...

Author: tedwpfatmsft Date: 07/06/2010