#957 – A Survey of Some List-Based Controls

WPF includes a variety controls that can display lists of items, all of which inherit from ItemsControl.  Below is a sampling of some of these controls.

ItemsControl is the base class for all of the list-based controls and provides basic support for storing a collection of items and displaying them in a simple list.

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HeaderedItemsControl displays a list of items along with some sort of header (typically displayed above the items).

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ToolBar contains a collection of items that a user can interact with.

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Menu and MenuItem allow displaying a list of selectable items in a menu.

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ComboBox allows selecting an item from a dropdown list.

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ListBox allows selecting an item from a visible list.

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DataGrid displays a collection of items in a tabular format.

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TabControl groups user interface content into a set of selectable tabs.

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TreeView displays a collection of items as a hierarchy.

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Software developer in the Twin Cities area, passionate about .NET technologies. Equally passionate about my own personal projects related to family history and preservation of family stories and photos.

One Response to #957 – A Survey of Some List-Based Controls

  1. Pingback: #958 – Three Ways to Populate a List Control | 2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF

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