WPF Studio 2009.2 build 0515 Maintenance Release

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Posted 14 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
A new WPF Studio maintenance release is now available. Updates include:


  • Added the ability to float docking windows and have the resulting window sized to fit the associated content.
  • Updated code to ensure that hosted rafting windows are visible in a configurable host, which defaults to the associated DockSite.
  • Added the ability for tool window tabs to be placed on bottom (default) or top using the DockSite.ToolWindowsTabPlacement property.
  • Fixed a bug where the DocumentTabForegroundNormalBrushKey brush wasn't being used properly.
  • Fixed issue where Background property would not take effect for docking windows in a standard MDI host.
  • Fixed issue with resizing standard MDI windows when close to minimum size.
  • Tweaked designer support for various collection properties.


  • Added workaround for binding issues seen when opening drop-down for various PartEditBox-derived controls.
  • Fixed issue with editing text in MaskedTextBox with certain masks.


  • Added support for adding custom overlay elements to ZoomContentControl.
  • Added new QuickStart to demonstrate new ZoomContentControl overlay support.
  • Tweaked designer support for NavigationBar.Items and ExplorerBar.Items collections.


  • Added ability to customize the expandability of complex properties.
  • Added enhanced sorting capabilities to PropertyGrid and PropertyGridDataAccessorItem.
  • Added a QuickStart that shows how to implement custom sorting logic.


  • Updated Group to use the ItemTemplate property when specified.
  • Fixed a bug where swapping Ribbons into a RibbonWindow could break key tips.


  • Added support for IME (Input Method Editor), allowing Chinese, Japanese, etc. characters to be entered using a Western keyboard.
  • Added the SyntaxEditor.IsImeEnabled property, which defaults to true.
  • Updated the CollapsedRegionQuickInfoProvider to convert tabs to appropriate spaces, and outdent code as appropriate.
  • Updated SyntaxEditor to use the Consolas font by default if it is on the system, falling back to Courier New as needed.
  • Updated the caret to default to 1px wide and changed the default CaretBrush value.
  • BREAK: Added the QuickInfoProviderBase.ContextTypes property, which was needed to fix an issue related to supporting multiple quick info providers.
  • Enhanced the IntelliPrompt Quick Info QuickStart.
  • Tweaked outlining margin rendering and adjusted text rendering.
  • Updated block indent so that it will not indent empty lines.
  • Fixed a bug where changing the SyntaxEditor's font may not immediately update the view appropriately.
  • Updated whole word search functionality.
  • Fixed a search replace bug introduced in the previous build.

Shared Library

  • Fixed usability issue with designer task panes in Classic theme when hosted in Blend 3.
  • Updated installer to ensure that Actipro assemblies appear in the VS 2010 Add References dialog.
  • Added VS 2010 item templates.
  • Fixed tabbing issue with DateTimePicker when using TabIndex.

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