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I am using Visual Studio 2012 and developing wpf application and i need to use grid view control .On right clicking toolbox and selecting Show all, Common xaml controls appear along with grid view.But they not active for use.why? Can any body tell me how i can use grid view in wpf form ?Thanks
Posted 22-Nov-13 17:43pm
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Solution 1

You don't need to go through toolbox -> choose items ->in tab WPF Components.
Actually the components are available by default. However if the current window is code windows (a window were you can not drop a control into), the case you have mentioned could happen.
Please explain it to me.
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Solution 2

Common XAML tab is for Windows Store applications and can't be used in WPF. It was hidden intentionally. When you selected to show hidden tabs, all the stuff which can't be used gets disabled. The same thing will always happen if you show something inappropriate for the current application.
You can't use Windows Store GridView in WPF

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