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  1. Make it client/server

    Make only the UI-related code working on the client; something similar to www.canoo.com (RIA Suite)

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    • Make more WPF features work in partial trust

      It would be great if more WPF features were available in partial trust like bitmap effects applied to my application UI, access to more than just the domain of origin.

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        • Make it easy to use WPF from C++

          WPF is the most modern technology for creating GUIs Microsoft has to provide. Unluckily it is rather unpleasant to use from C++(/CLI) (at least a lot more unpleasant than C#).

          So add C++/CLI as an additional first-class language for developing WPF applications.

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          • Compile Xaml and source files to BAML files from csc

            Compile BAML files for use in tools like XamlCruncher and Kaxaml

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                  • Improve Antialiasing

                    The Antialiasing algorithm needs to be improved, especially for white on black text when not using cleartype where it displays both artifacts and oversaturated aliasing

                    See this example: http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/514/textquality.png

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                        Thank you for your feedback on this idea. We have reviewed this and we will not be able to complete this suggestion in the foreseeable future. A number of our partners like Telerik, Infragistics support a large number of customizable themes. Another option would be Open Source projects like MahApps who have great Metro style themes for WPF applications.
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                      • Fix XPS Document Writer Threadsafety

                        If you try to submit an .xps document to "Microsoft XPS Document Writer" printer using PrintQueue.AddJob(), but from a worker thread (not the application thread), it fails with an exception. I don't understand how that is even possible, but it's irritating to have to special case this one driver to print on the main app thread.

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                        • Provide way for ICommands to determine the UIElement which owns the command

                          ICommands should have the ability, when executed, to determine which UIElement owns the command. Perhaps when event handlers are invoked, CallContext could be used to store the current UIElement 'sender'.

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                          • create and add useful controls

                            create and add useful wpf controls to .net framework

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                            • High use of controls or triggers made application flickered

                              When we use layout controls at high end and triggers, due to client requirement we create own style for specific control made wpf application flickered sometime... which is not good interface for client.

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                                Thank you for your feedback on this idea. We have reviewed this and we will not be able to complete this suggestion in the foreseeable future. if you think you are running into a bug, feel free to open a bug at https://connect.microsoft.com/
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                                • XPS document enhancement in WPF5

                                  1) I'm looking at a design capability for Flowdocument. At present if we need to use VS 2010 for designing XPS document, then unfortunately we will have to place in in Windows XAML within a FlowDocument Scroll Viewer(or equivalent document readers). The Vs 2010 as such does not support FlowDocument as a root in XAML designer

                                  2) Another important issue is about getting the header and footer in the document. At present we will have to use pagination Wrapper that inherits from DocumentPagination class and do it manually. Can there by much eaiser means to achieve the same.

                                  3) The…

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                                  • Simple peer-to-peer communications between 2 WPF Programs.

                                    Build some WPF Classes to facilitate extremely simple peer-to-peer communications between two WPF programs running on different computers. Target "Generic HID: over USB, Bluetooth peer-to-peer, and finally, Direct WiFi peer-to-peer.
                                    In fact, you could bundle all three types of connections into a single class. It could consist of 4 simple functions:
                                    Handle = Open_Connection(Unique_ID, Connection_Type(USB_Hid| | BlueThooth | Direct_Wifi);
                                    ReturnCode = Send_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                                    ReturnCode = Receive_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                                    Close(Handle);
                                    The whole idea is to give programmers lots of power without having them deal with tons of complexity.

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                                          Thank you for your feedback on this idea. We have reviewed this and we will not be able to complete this suggestion in the foreseeable future. For design focused tasks, we would recommend that you try out Blend for Visual Studio 2015 (https://www.visualstudio.com/wpf-vs)

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