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  1. Use ContentPresenter in MasterDetailsView instead of ListView

    Currently, In MasterView, we can only use ListView. It limits the use case of MasterView. We can't use Pivot, Semantic Zoom, GridView, PullToRefresh, SlidableListItem and more. But if it accepts ContentPresenter then the limit would be endless.

    Don't fake the page navigation using Storyboard. Then devs can use Connected Animations.

    12 votes
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      2 comments  ·  UWP Community Toolkit  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add WPF UniformGrid to UWP

      The WPF UniformGrid (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.controls.primitives.uniformgrid(v=vs.110).aspx) is missing in UWP. It doesn't seem to quite have an equivalent in UWP in order to get even spacing of a grid automatically, as well as other features like setting rows/columns and first column for calendar type applications.

      16 votes
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      • Add custom CalendarView control

        Add a custom CalendarView control with more personalization options than the one included in the SDK.

        List of features:
        - Individual CalendarMonthView control, so that if you want to display standalone months, you can (maybe you display a grid of 4 months, etc)
        - CalendarView control that consumes the CalendarMonthView
        - CalendarView supports swiping up/down to switch months
        - CalendarView supports arrows that appear when hovered allowing mouse users to switch months
        - CalendarView supports mouse scroll to switch months
        - CalendarView supports adding buttons/elements that stay fixed while scrolling (like a Go To Today button)
        - CalendarMonthView allows custom…

        12 votes
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        • Grouped ComboBox

          In WPF we had the possibility to have groups within the ComboBox list. We now have this option for ListView and GridView, but not for the ComboBox control.

          For example:

          - Fruits (group name)
          -- Banana (item name)
          -- Apple (item name)
          -- Orange (item name)

          - Vegetables (group name)
          -- Carrot (item name)
          -- Cucumber (item name)

          WPF example:
          https://user-images.githubusercontent.com/9866362/30957493-b5719ff8-a43a-11e7-9c46-043f5a3404b8.jpg

          15 votes
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          • AppPinManager

            Windows 10 Creator update & Fall creator update allows to the developer pragmatically add the app shortcut in the startmenu and TaskBar
            To implement this feature , we have to follow the some of steps , to elimated those steps ,
            I have created AppPinManager helper class , just call those helper fuunction , it will takecare to add into the startmenu or TaskBar

            Regards,
            Vinoth

            9 votes
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            • Add Rate Application Reminder

              Add a control that reminds users to rate your UWP app after a certain amount of time or app launches.

              Like this:
              http://www.telerik.com/blogs/introducing-rate-application-reminder-for-windows-phone

              14 votes
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              • New Helper for Downloading from the web

                Downloading from the web is a very common thing to do in Apps but it doesn't have any dedicated control for it. So it would be nice to have one.

                Feature request for this control:

                1. Download.URI(URI) should set the item to be Download
                2. Download.GetInfo.Name, Download.GetInfo.Size, ... to get the Info about the item to be Downloaded
                3. Download.Start, Download.Pause, Download.Stop
                4. Download.GetPercentage to get the download compleated percentage so that it can be used for creating ProgessBar
                5. Download.GetSpeed to get the download speed
                6. Should support Background Download

                Issue link: https://github.com/Microsoft/UWPCommunityToolkit/issues/1309

                23 votes
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                • Create a Custom RichEditBox with all the basic features Like Text Formatting, Support for Inking Like OneNote

                  It is very difficult to Create a Custom RichEditBox with all the basic features Like Text Formatting, Bullets and numbering, Support for Inking Like OneNote and also to support adaptive layout, that's too much work for basic Text editing. So my opinion is to create two new controls. One is TextCanvas for Display and Editing both Text and Inking. The other is TextCanvasToolbar for Text Formating and Ink editing.

                  58 votes
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                  • Diff syntax highlighting in MarkdownTextblock

                    For example:
                    @@ -52,17 +52,6 @@
                    // Unchanged code
                    - // Deleted line
                    + // Added line

                    This would be useful for GitHub related scenarios.

                    5 votes
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                    • Chat control functionality for ListView

                      The main impediments when creating a Chat-like control using a ListView is that we don't have a native way to handle incrementalLoading at the top of list.

                      There is already an example we can reuse in UWP samples https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-universal-samples/tree/master/Samples/XamlBottomUpList

                      We already have the PullToRefreshListView in the toolkit, so we can also integrate this functionality into the control and change the name to something more suitable like ListViewEx and have both of the functionality in a single control.

                      9 votes
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                      • NumericUpDownControl for UWP Apps

                        In Windows Forms toolkit there is a handy control called the NumericUpDownControl. Could this not also be provided in the UWP toolkit for inclusion in UWP apps?

                        5 votes
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                        • Add WordPress Service support

                          Currently UWP Community Toolkit includes seven services that are very useful but more is always better, it would be awesome to add more and more services, including a big one for a lot of people, WordPress.
                          Could this be posible?

                          4 votes
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                          • Create a control for 'Continue in different device'

                            Create a control for Continue in different device Like Continue Reading etc. Microsoft wants us to build more connected app with Project Rome API. So it would be nice to create controls to achieve Microsoft's vision easily.
                            For Reference
                            I like the way MSPoweruser app has implemented this feature. In that app If we click Continue Reading button, it will show all the devices connected to this device. So if I click on a device it will open the app on that device with the same artice.

                            GitHub issue: https://github.com/Microsoft/UWPCommunityToolkit/issues/1182

                            17 votes
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                            • InkOverlay control to enable inking on top of TextBoxes and more

                              A content control that enables the user to use inking to enter text in TextBoxes (including RichEditBox)

                              see: https://github.com/Microsoft/UWPCommunityToolkit/issues/469

                              4 votes
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                              • Add PullToRefresh to MasterDetailsView 'Master Panel'

                                Master Panel in MasterDetailsView was intended to be used as PullToRefreshListView because usually, the ListView in Master Panel is dynamically changing, It is often used for showing Collections of Emails, Articles, etc. So why not include EnablePullToRefresh as a property of MasterDetailsView. It would save the user a lot of time and effort.

                                24 votes
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                                • 16 votes
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                                  • OneDrive service - remove OneDrive SDK dependency, add MSAL support

                                    Move from OneDrive SDK to Microsoft Graph. Add MSAL support for v2 auth model.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Add .NET Standard support for OneDrive service

                                      Add .NET Standard support for OneDrive service (a la Bing service)

                                      2 votes
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                                      • HeaderedContentControl

                                        Please add HeaderedContentControl to the community toolkit. It is just few lines of code, but useful, since content with some header is present everywhere in the UI. More reasoning about it here: https://github.com/Microsoft/UWPCommunityToolkit/issues/995

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Horizontal ListView with Next and Previous Buttons

                                          I am suggesting a new control with following features.

                                          1. a type of Horizontal one row ListView/GridView.
                                          2. Only Horizontal Scrolling available because its one row only
                                          3. Scrolling/Navigation Buttons, on right side next button on left side of the control will be a previous button.

                                          Next/Previous Behaviour : the available screen will show the max number of items in the row of the control according to size of the control and size of the items in it. When the user will press button for next items, then items will scroll and next set of items will appear on the…

                                          10 votes
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