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WPF ListView comes under 10 most important controls in WPF. ListView represents a control in WPF which display a collection of data items. ListView is capable of showing data items in different views. It comes with its default view GridView which show items in tabular format. WPF ListView contains almost same features as ListBox as it is inherit from ListBox control.
WPF ListView is a very popular tool for showing list of items. Sometimes we need to hide the ListView column headers and only show the list of items.
But ListView does not provide any default behavior or property for hiding the column headers.
By applying a simple style you can hide the column headers of WPF ListView.
WPF provides various templates for customization of controls. WPF ListView ItemTemplate is in one of these. ItemTemplate of ListView is useful when we have to change the visual presentation of bound data objects.
If your WPF ListView control is bound to collection of objects using ItemsSource proeprty and you have not set the ItemTemplate property, then it will call the...
WPF ListView ItemTemplateSelector is used for choosing a DataTemplate for each ListViewItem at runtime. You can provide a custom logic to choose which DataTemplate to use in list view item.
When to use?
You have to show different UIs for each ListViewItem based on some condition. But using the ItemTemplate you can only set only one DataTemplate which is used by every List...
Today writing large WPF application is very complex task. WPF application composed of many complex UI designs, larget set of business objects, data storage objects and presentation logic which makes the development of WPF application quite cumbersome.
Microsoft introduced a new pattern "MVVM" to make the development of WPF application easier.
MVVM is an arc...
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
FlowDirection in WPF TabControl is used for setting the content flow direction of UI elements in header and content area.
FlowDirection is an enum which has only two values:
By default, any TabControl set the FlowDirection property to LeftToRight. In this, all the UI controls in header and cont...
TabControl provides two main properties for selection of Items.
SelectedItem property is used for getting and setting the selected object of WPF TabControl. You bind item list into the ItemsSource property of TabControl and set the SelectedItem property to object which you want to selected first.
TabStripPlacement is an important propety of TabControl. It is used for setting the Header alignment relative to tab content.
You can set below four values in TabStripPlacement.
I have given all four examples of TabStripPlacement.
Set header to left position like below:
WPF TabControl provides two templates property for changing the UI for Header and Content area.
ItemTemplate - Get/Set DataTemplate for TabItem Header.
ContentTemplate - Get/Set DateTemplate for TabItem Content.
ItemTemplate is used for changing the DataTemplate of Header section of TabItem. By default, Header DataTemplate call the ToString meth...