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v2011 vol 1

WPF Splash Screen

The DevExpress WPF Splash Screen can be added to your application with a few mouse clicks and gives you the ability to display an elegant splash screen to inform users of the state of your application during initial load.

DXSplashScreen for WPF

When adding DXSplashScreen to your project, a XAML file containing the splash screen is generated - A single line of code then invokes the splash screen on application startup and calls another statement to close the splash screen when resource loading is complete.

By default, the WPF Splash Screen contains a marquee progress bar. Its display mode can be changed to step through progress manually from code.

As a splash screen is rendered from a XAML file, the markup can be fully customized – one such example would be to display custom static and animated controls. Here is the default appearance of DXSplashScreen and how it can be customized by altering text, images, and more:

DXSplashScreen for WPF

Related Blog Post: Silverlight and WPF Splash Screen – Coming v2011.1

Project Wizard Enhancements

The WPF Project Wizard now includes support for 2 new controls shipping in DXperience v2011 vol 1.

Because the DXGrid now supports a TreeList View, the Project Wizard allows you to apply one of the following View types to the Grid Control: Table, Card or TreeList layout:

DXProject Wizard for WPF

In addition, the Project Wizard also allows you to insert WPF Gauge Controls to your project. Gauge type and paint style can be selected and applied to the application:

DXProject Wizard for WPF

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