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WPF – ContentControl and TemplateSelector


Here is a simple example about the ContentControl and the TemplateSelector. This is really useful when you have a single model that can be represented on the UI in different ways depending on an enum for example. This will be the final result in the UI while using the same model: Let’s start with our […]

WPF – ProgressBar

WPF - ProgressBar

In this simple example, we will see how to create and manipulate the ProgressBar control from WPF in a MVVM way. Let’s start with the View in XAML: And now the ViewModel: Happy coding! ūüôā

WPF – Paste Clipboard content from Excel to a GridView

copy paste

Hello Devz, Manipulating the clipboard content is pretty easy. But it can become handy when pasting it in a GridView. Here a simple example on how to paste the content of the clipboard from Excel to a GridView. First things first! Here is how to use the clipboard:

Obviously you could use the SetText(string) method […]

WPF – Enum Binding With Description in a ComboBox

Enum Binding with Description in a ComboBox - WPF MVVM

Hello Devz, In my two previous posts, I was talking about how to bind an enum (the classic way and the other way). But these have two major issues. First, all the items from the Enum will be bound and displayed. And sometimes you don’t want to display all of them (like ‘None’). Secondly, you […]

WPF – Enum Binding in a ComboBox – The Classic Way

Enum binding to combobox

Hello Devz, I had to write this post about how to do¬†an Enum binding¬†to a ComboBox, because everytime I need it, I’m surprised there is no “out-of-the-box” solution provided in WPF or Xamarin.Forms.

Please notice this line: xmlns:sys=”clr-namespace:System;assembly=mscorlib” And the ObjectDataProvider¬†in the Window.Resources. With a simple Enum called StatusEnum:

So this was the […]

WPF – PasswordBox Helper


Because security matters, you will need at one point to use a PasswordBox in your WPF application (you know, the textBox hiding the password with stars). But Microsoft didn’t make this control bindable for security reasons (in memory access). So if you’re using MVVM, it will be a bit tricky. Different solutions exist, but really […]