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                                Hello Tea,

                                Thank you for the question. We have attached a sample to the following thread: How to use the DXSpashScreen window while loading the main window. Please try it, this sample should help you. I am looking forward to hearing from you.

                                Thank you, Marina

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                                • Karlo Matitaishvili 06.23.2011

                                  Thank you for the answer, but that project is from the question i mentioned..And ive already tried that. Splash works fine, but when i open a window with DX controls on it-it still freezes the UI for several seconds on first load. After it loads-works just fine. That sample doesnt show how to preload necessary resources during splash screen.

                                • Hello Tea,

                                  I have modified your project. You should show/hide your TestForm during the MainWindow constructor. Please review the attachment. Does it meet your requirements?

                                  Thank you, Marina

                                • Karlo Matitaishvili 06.24.2011

                                  Thats it! Works fine here..Now must add this to my project!
                                  Thank you for help.

                                • Welcome!

                                • AntjeK 03.18.2013

                                  Hi Marina,

                                  is there any chance to do the loading of themes etc. in a seperate thread?

                                  My problem is, that my application "hangs" for 2 or 3 seconds while show/hide that testform.

                                  Thank you for your help!

                                • Hello,

                                  I am afraid that showing the test form in a separate thread will not help speed up the first loading, because the main form should be opened after the test form.

                                  In fact, each window in WPF already uses a separate UI thread, so in your case I can only suggest you create several test forms and open them simultaneously.

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