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Creating Custom Editors

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You can create your own custom designer experiences for the WPF Designer for Visual Studio. This section contains topics that describe how to create custom editors, such as color editors.

How to: Create a Dialog Box Property Value Editor

Describes how to create a dialog property value editor that displays an open file dialog when a custom FileName property is clicked in the Properties window.

How to: Create a Value Editor

Describes how to create a custom property editor for a custom control that appears in the Properties window.

Walkthrough: Implementing a Color Editor

Walks you step-by-step through the procedures to create an editor for the Color property.

Walkthrough: Implementing In-Place Editing

Walks you step-by-step through the procedures to implement in-place editing.

Walkthrough: Implementing an Inline Value Editor

Walks you step-by-step through the procedures to create an inline value editor.

Walkthrough: Creating a Category Editor

Describes how to create a custom category editor for a custom control that appears in the Properties window and encompasses the properties in the specified category.

Understanding WPF Designer Extensibility

Contains links to topics that explain the concepts behind different aspects of the extensibility framework.

Basic Extensibility Concepts

Contains links to topics that describe how to perform basic extensibility tasks, such as creating custom menu actions.

Creating Custom Adorners

Contains links to topics that describe how to create custom adorners, such as rails.

Design Time versus Run Time Behavior

Contains links to topics that describe how to change the behavior of objects and properties at design time.

Advanced Extensibility Concepts

Contains links to topics that describe how to perform advanced extensibility tasks, such as creating surrogate policies.

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