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WPF Tab Control - Close Button

A very common requirement in TabControl is to show a close button (X) near the end of header of each TabItem. We can use ItemTemplate to customize the header section and show a close button (X) at the end of TabItem header. Close Button Example <Grid> <Grid.Resources> <DataTemplate x:Key="CustomHeaderTemplate"> <DockPanel Last...

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C# Reflection Introduction

Reflection in C# is a big topic in itself. I'll summarize a little list of what you can do with reflection. Get currently executing assembly, load assembly, get assembly from type Get classes declared in assemblies Get methods, properties, fields, events, constructors declared in classes Check access modifiers of classes, properties, fields and me...

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C# Reflection - What is Assembly?

Assembly is the main unit in .NET applications. Assembly is a collection of types and its information. There are two types of assemblies: Executable files (EXE) Libraries (DLL) Both type of assemblies includes information about types and its members in its metadata. There are three ways to get Assembly instances: Geting assembly instance from type...

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C# Reflection - Type class

A Type class is an important class in C# reflection. Type class represents class types, interface types, array types, value types, enum types, type parameters, generic type definitions, and open/closed generic types. Type class helps you to find properties, methods, events, fields, and constructors declared in a type. It also provides us the Assembly in which the type is dec...

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C# Reflection - MemberInfo Class

MemberInfo class provides a quick look of all the members in a Type. Below is the same code to get all members of a Type. static void Main(string[] args) { Type type = typeof(Program); foreach(MemberInfo member in type.GetMembers()) { Console.WriteLine(member.Name + ":" + member.MemberType); } } MemberInfo MemberType property MemberInfo prov...

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C# Reflection - Getting Constructors

C# reflection Type class provides two methods for getting the constructors in any Type. GetConstructors() //Returns all the constructors GetConstructor() //Returns only the specific constructor with match your given criteria. By default, all the above methods returns public constructors of a Type. To get the private, protected, and static constructors you have to u...

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WPF DataGrid Introduction Tutorial

WPF DataGrid control is used for display and edit tabular data in rows and columns. DataGrid control is introduced in .NET 4.0. DataGrid control main features are: Bind to any collection that implements IEnumerable interface Auto generate data rows and columns based on bounded data. Provides different row selection-modes: Single/Extended Provides options for grou...

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WPF DataGrid - Auto Generate Columns

AutoGenerateColumns property automatically generate columns for display in UI from the bounded data source. It takes every public property in bounded data source to generate columns. For example, if you bind to below Employee class to DataGrid: public class Employee { protected int Property1 { get; set; } private int Property2 { get; set; } static int Propert...

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WPF DataGrid - Custom Columns

In the last tutorial AutoGenerateColumns, I have shown how DataGrid automatically shows different columns based on the data types of data. But by using the Columns property, you can change how columns are generated and of which control. By default, WPF provides 5 different types of custom columns shown below: Column Type Display Da...

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WPF DataGrid - Selection Mode

WPF DataGrid provides different properties to select, unselect different rows and columns of grid. Single/Extended The SelectionMode property is used for selecting single/multiple row and columns. This property is an enum which have two values: Single Extended (Default) Single Single allows you to select only one row or column in the DataGrid. Colum...

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