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Silverlight TreeView with Radio Button

by viblend 16. February 2012 21:15
This post will show you how to add radio buttons to the TreeView items.

In order to display radio buttons in the VIBlend TreeView for Silverlight, you need to set the EnableCheckboxes property to true and also the ListItemType of each TreeViewItem to "RadioButton".

For example:

<viblend:TreeView EnableCheckBoxes="True" Width="280" Height="300" x:Name="TreeView">
    <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="VIBlend" Value="VIBlend" ImageSource="/Images/user.png">
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Contacts" Value="Contacts" ImageSource="/Images/contacts.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Desktop" Value="Desktop" ImageSource="/Images/desktop.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Documents" Value="Documents" ImageSource="/Images/documents.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Downloads" Value="Downloads" ImageSource="/Images/folder.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Favorites" Value="Favorites" ImageSource="/Images/favorites.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Music" Value="Music" ImageSource="/Images/music.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Pictures" Value="Pictures" ImageSource="/Images/Pictures.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Searches" Value="Searches" ImageSource="/Images/searches.png"/>
        <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Videos" Value="Videos" ImageSource="/Images/videos.png"/>
    <viblend:TreeViewItem ListItemType="RadioButton" DisplayValue="Inbox" Value="Inbox" ImageSource="/Images/folder.png"/>

Here's the resulting TreeView:

VIBlend Silverlight Controls 6.0 With New Metro UI Themes

by viblend 18. January 2012 16:47

We are happy to announce the availability of VIBlend Silverlight Controls 6.0.  The newest version of VIBlend Silverlight Controls includes a set of new Metro UI Themes - Metro Blue, Metro Green and Metro Orange themes.

To download an evaluation version, please visit our Download page. 

View the updated Online Demo.


Using a Context Menu with a TreeView

by viblend 14. November 2010 01:44

This blog post demonstrates how to capture the right click event on a tree view in order to display a context menu.

At first, we need to drag and drop a new instances of the TreeView and ContextMenu controls from the Visual Studio 2010 Toolbox.


The xaml markup is shown below:

<UserControl x:Class="TreeViewContextMenu.MainPage"
    d:DesignHeight="300" d:DesignWidth="400" xmlns:viblendTreeView="clr-namespace:VIBlend.Silverlight.Controls;assembly=VIBlend.Silverlight.TreeView" xmlns:viblendMenu="clr-namespace:VIBlend.Silverlight.Controls;assembly=VIBlend.Silverlight.Menu">

    <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="White">
        <viblendTreeView:TreeView Height="250" HorizontalAlignment="Center"  Name="treeView1" VerticalAlignment="Center" Width="200">
            <viblendTreeView:TreeViewItem DisplayValue="Tree Item 1" IsExpanded="True">
                <viblendTreeView:TreeViewItem DisplayValue="Tree Sub Item 1" />
                <viblendTreeView:TreeViewItem DisplayValue="Tree Sub Item 2" />
                <viblendTreeView:TreeViewItem DisplayValue="Tree Sub Item 3" />
            <viblendTreeView:TreeViewItem DisplayValue="Tree Item 2" />
        <viblendMenu:ContextMenu HorizontalAlignment="Left"  Name="contextMenu1" VerticalAlignment="Top">   
            <viblendMenu:MenuItem Click="AddItem_Click" Text="Add" />
            <viblendMenu:MenuItem Click="RemoveItem_Click" Text="Remove" />
            <viblendMenu:MenuItem Click="DisplayItem_Click" Text="Disable" />

Then we need to subscribe to the MouseRightButtonDown event and we can do this either in the xaml markup or in code-behind:


this.MouseRightButtonDown += new MouseButtonEventHandler(MainPage_MouseRightButtonDown); 


AddHandler MouseRightButtonDown, AddressOf MainPage_MouseRightButtonDown

After we subscribe to the MouseRightButtonDown event, we should implement its event handler. In the event handler, we display the ContextMenu control on the position where the right mouse button is clicked.


void MainPage_MouseRightButtonDown(object sender, MouseButtonEventArgs e)
   Point point = e.GetPosition(this.treeView1);
   if (point.X >= 0 && point.X <= this.treeView1.Width)
       if (point.Y >= 0 && point.Y <= this.treeView1.Height)
           Point contextMenuLocation = e.GetPosition(this);
           e.Handled = true;


Private Sub MainPage_MouseRightButtonDown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As MouseButtonEventArgs)
   Dim point As Point = e.GetPosition(Me.treeView1)
   If point.X >= 0 AndAlso point.X <= Me.treeView1.Width Then
      If point.Y >= 0 AndAlso point.Y <= Me.treeView1.Height Then
          Dim contextMenuLocation As Point = e.GetPosition(Me)
          e.Handled = True
       End If
   End If
End Sub

Finally, we implement the event handlers that will add, remove and disable TreeViewItem objects.


private void AddItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (this.treeView1.SelectedItem != null)
        TreeViewItem item = new TreeViewItem("New Item");

private void RemoveItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (this.treeView1.SelectedItem != null)
        if (this.treeView1.SelectedItem.ParentTreeViewItem != null)
        else if (this.treeView1.Items.Contains(this.treeView1.SelectedItem))

private void DisableItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (this.treeView1.SelectedItem != null)
        this.treeView1.SelectedItem.IsEnabled = false;


Private Sub AddItem_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    If Me.treeView1.SelectedItem IsNot Nothing Then
        Dim item As New TreeViewItem("New Item")
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub RemoveItem_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    If Me.treeView1.SelectedItem IsNot Nothing Then
        If Me.treeView1.SelectedItem.ParentTreeViewItem IsNot Nothing Then
        ElseIf Me.treeView1.Items.Contains(Me.treeView1.SelectedItem) Then
        End If
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub DisableItem_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    If Me.treeView1.SelectedItem IsNot Nothing Then
        Me.treeView1.SelectedItem.IsEnabled = False
    End If
End Sub

Here is the result:

VIBlend Silverlight Controls - ver. 2.0 Released

by viblend 3. March 2010 05:26

We are proud to announce the second major release of VIBlend Controls for Silverlight.

With the new release, VIBlend has officially included in the suite four new controls – OutlookPane, NavigationPane, DateTimePicker and ScrollablePanel. Not only we introduced new controls, but we also improved the quality and functionality of the existing ones and added over 10 new examples to show how our controls work.

The Menu and Context Menu controls from the toolset are now provided free of charge to all registered users.

See our Silverlight Controls Live Demo and Download a free trial today.

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