Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release

This download contains an updated version of the Silverlight 2 DataGrid control.
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    142 KB

      This version of the DataGrid contains the following improvements over the version that was released in the Silverlight 2 SDK:
      • Almost 30 bugs have been fixed.
      • Rows containing focus no longer disappear when the ItemsSource changes
      • Selection is now preserved when sorting
      • ComboBox and other controls opening a popup no longer end editing mode for the DataGrid
      • Buttons outside the DataGrid work as expected when they are clicked while the DataGrid is in editing mode
      • Improved FrozenColumn behavior.
      • Improved cell currency.
      • Selection is updated at the time when the CurrentCellChanged event is raised
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3

      Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1
      Microsoft Silverlight 2
      Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK
      Microsoft Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
    • To install the Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release:
      1. Close all instances of Microsoft Visual Studio.
      2. Delete all cached toolbox items by removing all files beginning with "toolbox" from %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\9.0.
        • On Microsoft Windows XP, %LocalAppData% is Documents and Settings\UserName\Local Settings\Application Data.
        • On Microsoft Windows Vista, %LocalAppData% is Users\UserName\AppData\Local.
      3. Replace the following assemblies with the ones in this package:
        • %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SDKs\Silverlight\v2.0\Libraries\Client\System.Windows.Controls.Data.dll
        • %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft SDKs\Silverlight\v2.0\Libraries\Client\System.Windows.Controls.Data.Design.dll
      4. For any existing projects, delete the reference to System.Windows.Controls.Data.dll and then re-add the reference.
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