Xceed DataGridControl Watermark Removal Example Application

Some people have had trouble working through my example for the Xceed Community DataGridControl Watermark Removal. I had several posts show up on the Community Toolkit discussion thread asking for help or that it didn’t work. Linked at the bottom of this post is a VS2012 project that gives an example of how to use the extension method. From reading the discussion thread it seems that some may not understand extension methods. Here is a link to a MSDN C# programming article about extension methods. If there is interest I’ll write up a post going though the article with my … Continue reading

Xceed Community DataGridControl Watermark Removal

Update 2 I put together a sample application to show this code working. I’m all for accreditation of code. Especially when it is released open source. However, when your open source code contains an “unremovable” watermark it seems to me that has crossed a line. Why not just release a closed-source lite version of the software and retain rights to it. For the record I could easily download your source and remove the offending watermark code. I decided to do the community a favor and post an extension for the Xceed Grid from the Extended WPF Toolkit to remove the watermark in C#. … Continue reading