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  • 38 comments  /  posted by  Doug Blackmore  on  Sep 10, 2008 (more than a year ago)

    Note: This article is submitted by Doug Blackmore for Silverlight: Write and Win contest.Thanks a lot, Doug! Hello All, Please drop a comment if you like it.

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    Like many others, we have wanted a combo box since the release of Silverlight, but failed to find a usable one. Rather than waiting to see if and when the RTM includes one, we decided to address that need ourselves. It includes templating, data binding, and auto complete functionality.

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    The initial code for the combo box was obtained by reflecting ( on the Silverlight ListBox control. This provided the initial xaml and C# for the dropdown portion of the combo box, so we renamed the controls from ListBoxItem to ComboBoxItem and ListBox to ComboBox.

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