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    Silverlight 2 DataGrid December 2008 Release

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