Can't display WinForms SE in Switcher Preview Image

Docking/MDI for WPF Forum

Posted 15 years ago by Craig - Varigence, Inc.
Version: 9.1.0500
I'm using the Actipro docking control, along with the WinForms SyntaxEditor, in a WPF app. I'm hitting an issue where the preview image in the switcher is always blank for the syntax editor. I have the SyntaxEditor within a WPF User control, where I've wrapped it in a WindowsFormsHost XAML element. I've been playing with OnSelectedWindowChanged in an extended StandardSwitcher class but I can't seem to grab any visual for the syntax editor. Is there a way to make the preview appear?

Thanks for your help,


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Posted 15 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
Hi Craig,

Sorry but Microsoft has stated that VisualBrushes (which is what we use there) on WinForms content isn't supported. See this post for info:

Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v24.1.2) was released 2 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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