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  1. UWP style window

    Make WPF's Window work like a UWP window. In tablet mode it can auto-hide etc.

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    • Resize Window so Touch Keyboard doesn't hide half of the Window

      The Touch Keyboard when shown overlaps a WPF window in Windows 10. This also happens when in Touch Mode. The bottom half of the window cannot be seen.

      Make the Window Resize when either maximised or in Tablet Mode so that users can see what they are typing in

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      • Implement CharacterSpacing (exists in Silverlight) in WPF for a TextBlock (and maybe other text controls)

        In WPF there is currently no way to use character spacing (kerning) in a TextBlock or other text controls (while in Silverlight you have this). Typography is a major part of UI / UX and not being able to set character spacing is something really baffling (even more so when Silverlight has it).

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        • Give us more control over the DocumentViewer

          Give us more control over the WPF DocumentViewer control.enabling/disabling print buttons, enable touch scrolling without text selection for XPS documents, show/hide search bar etc...

          Could use some improvements!

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          • Add Bluetooth Low energy Support for WPF Apps

            i would like to be able to implement bluetooth low energy in an existing WPF application without having to hack in the UWP api's

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            • 8 votes
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              • Improve popup positioning in for desktop applications in tablet environment

                WPF popup positioning appears to be interfered with by the tablet PC Handedness settings.

                If set to Left-handed applications work as normal.

                However, if set to right handed then all wpf popups are offset.
                Menus operate correctly in that they pop out to the left, intended for right handed operation) but normal WPF popups are offset also, presumably to leave room for a hand.

                This my be by design but many users have deskops/laptops with touch screens and this setting conflicts with default layout based positioning.

                We are not the only people who have this issue as it has been…

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                • Allow Grid child elements to be defined within ColumnDefintion or RowDefinition

                  I use the Grid for most of the XAML I write. Right now it becomes difficult to move controls within a Grid around:

                  <Grid>
                  <Grid.RowDefinitions>
                  <RowDefinition Height="Auto" >
                  <TextBlock Grid.Column="0" Text="ABD" />
                  <TextBox Grid.Column="1" Text="ABD" />
                  </RowDefinition>
                  <RowDefinition Height="*" />
                  </Grid.RowDefinitions>
                  <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                  <ColumnDefinition Width="*" />
                  <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto" />
                  </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                  <Grid>

                  Thus anything within a ColumnDefinition or RowDefinition Content would automatically be included in that definition.

                  2 votes
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                  • SplitViewPanePlacement Needs Top and Bottom option as well

                    SplitViewPanePlacement has a Left and Right option

                    Would like to request a Top and Bottom option as well for greater versatility.

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                    • Let WPF support multiple UI threads

                      I really hate the UI always block by something. We need the UI smooth and never block. even some cheap ARM device UI thread manage area better than WPF.

                      6 votes
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                      • Desktop support in development, OS's and applications.

                        In Microsoft "Mobile first, cloud first" era, that really means "Mobile only, cloud only", is frustrating how Microsoft completely abandon the desktop, including OS's, applications and developing support for desktop. Nobody wants to migrate to the limited UWP mobile model.

                        10 votes
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                        • Native Vulkan support for WPF

                          Because Microsoft will not develop DirectX for Windows 7, its latest desktop OS version since Windows 8.x and 10 are a mobile and limited OS (also ugly), they are not desktop operating systems, Microsoft should support Vulkan in WPF that runs on any version of Windows, including Windows 7 which has the largest market share and installed base, without the need or obligation to update an operating system that nobody wants.

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                          • Inconsistency on which speech synthesizers that are available

                            I’m developing an app both for WPF and UWP that takes usage of the installed speech synthesizers. I’ve noticed that some voices that are available in WPF (via System.Speech.Synthesis. SpeechSynthesizer) are not available in UWP (via Windows.Media.SpeechSynthesis.SpeechSynthesizer). For instance, on one system I use Windows 10 build 10586.494 with English voices I get:

                            WPF:
                            Microsoft Zira Desktop
                            Microsoft David Desktop

                            UWP:
                            Microsoft Zira Mobile
                            Microsoft Mark Mobile

                            On another system I run this Windows 10 build 14383.0 with English and Swedish (new in the anniversary update) voices and I get:

                            WPF:
                            Microsoft Zira Desktop
                            Microsoft David Desktop

                            UWP:
                            Microsoft Zira…

                            3 votes
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                            • Show document outline for WPF ResourceDictionary files

                              It would be great of the Document Outline pane would show the contents of ResourceDictionaries

                              2 votes
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                              • Get .PushEffect to work with hardware capabilities.

                                Hi!

                                I'm using DrawingVisual very much to render different objects to the screen. The function .PushEffect is right now obsolete and does not work. It would be really neat to get an updated version that has the hardware capabilities. It would also be really nice to be able to push custom HLSL shaders too. Because i want to use multiple effects on the same DrawingVisual, this is not possible right now since you only can have one effect through the DrawingVisual.Effects property.

                                Thanks guys! :)

                                2 votes
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                                • The header of controls placed

                                  many control has a header, is a good idea. but the header can only placed on the top of control. I think the header should can be placed on the left option;

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                                  • Bring back WPF remoting over RDP

                                    Reverse the decision to render all content as bitmaps across RDP, as described here: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/jgoldb/2008/05/15/whats-new-for-performance-in-wpf-in-net-3-5-sp1/

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                                    • Borrow Angular 2 ideas of...

                                      Allow for something similar to NgIf, NgFor, NgSwitch... right in xaml for the development of wpf applications. That is, allow for the basic If, For and Switch statements right inside xaml.

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                                      • Allowing for Binding all available Events

                                        allow for binding all available events (click, leftmosuebuttondown, ...) right in visual studio.

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                                        • Searching the text in WPF Combo box

                                          In WPF Combobox if we have the below list of values :

                                          "American",
                                          "Asian",
                                          "Belgium",
                                          "Canadian",
                                          "Europian”
                                          With WPF Combobox, when we press "A" key, It goes to American and then press A it goes to Asian now press B multiple times. After that we try to Press A it does not go back to American. We have to press "A" key multiple times to switch between the values and this behavior is unpredictable.

                                          It should work in following manner:

                                          If we press A, then it should navigate to the value which starts with A and if we press any…

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