Walkthrough: Hosting a Windows Forms Control in WPF by Using XAML
WPF provides many controls with a rich feature set. However, you may sometimes want to use Windows Forms controls on your WPF pages. For example, you may have a substantial investment in existing Windows Forms controls, or you may have a Windows Forms control that provides unique functionality.
This walkthrough shows you how to host a Windows Forms System.Windows.Forms.MaskedTextBox control on a WPF page by using XAML.
For a complete code listing of the tasks shown in this walkthrough, see Hosting a Windows Forms Control in WPF by Using XAML Sample.
To host the MaskedTextBox control
Create a WPF Application project named HostingWfInWpfWithXaml.
Add references to the following assemblies.
Open MainWindow.xaml in the WPF Designer.
In the Window element, add the following namespace mapping. The wf namespace mapping establishes a reference to the assembly that contains the Windows Forms control.
In the Grid element add the following XAML.
Press F5 to build and run the application.