Embedding items in gauges question

Gauge for WPF Forum

Posted 15 years ago by D
Version: 4.5.0482
I have been trying to embed some items into a circular gauge today, and I hope my problems are not just user error. I've been trying to make curved text (text on a path), which involves creating a customized element, from what I can tell. So I'm trying to embed this customized text on a path into a gauge and have it sit on top of a pointer "knob". While I can make my customized element show up correctly on the background of the gauge, as soon as I add the "knob," it seems impossible to bring my element to the front. The knob just stays on top, despite any rearranging and ZIndex modifications that I try.

To make sure I was doing everything correctly, I tried embedding a digital gauge on a circular gauge. This works...the digital gauge displays on top of the circular gauge background, and when I add the knob to the circular gauge, the digital gauge displays correctly on top. Next, I tried adding a textblock to the circular gauge. It displays correctly on the background of the circular gauge, but it remains hidden behind the knob and I can't bring it to the front, otherwise. Is there something else I need to set specially for this to work?

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Posted 15 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
I just tried adding a TextBlock and a Path using a (random) ZIndex of 8 and it always appears on top of any knobs.

Could you please put together a sample project that shows this issue and send it over to our support address?

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v23.1.3) was released 17 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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