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Articles by Clifford Nelson (Articles: 23, Tip/Tricks: 8)

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Edit Controls
General
Posted: 19 Jan 2012   Updated: 19 Jan 2012   Views: 10,490   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 268
This value converter makes it very quick and easy to add the ability for the user to input equations in text boxes that are bound to numeric properties.
Silverlight
Controls
Posted: 5 May 2011   Updated: 5 May 2011   Views: 10,250   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Implements a control to support changing colors for Silverlight Shapes using VisualStateManager
HowTo
Posted: 16 Jun 2011   Updated: 16 Jun 2011   Views: 10,701   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
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Provides a way to connect to an external DependencyProperty
Office Development
Microsoft Excel
Posted: 17 Aug 2012   Updated: 17 Aug 2012   Views: 17,770   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.38
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 22   Downloaded: 1,057
A framework for scanning a worksheet for headers, reading and validating data, providing feedback to the user, and displaying the data in a form with the results.
C#
Enumerations
Posted: 10 Nov 2011   Updated: 16 Nov 2011   Views: 15,890   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 324
How to use DescriptionAttribute for enumerations bound to a ComboBox.
General
Posted: 15 Oct 2011   Updated: 15 Oct 2011   Views: 10,330   Rating: 4.11/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.80
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 241
Generic ValueConverter for Binding Enumerations to Check Boxes
Posted: 16 Feb 2012   Updated: 22 Feb 2012   Views: 37,950   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.89
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 40   Downloaded: 240
Performance and ideas from Anders Hejlsberg INotifyPropertyChanged
Posted: 29 Feb 2012   Updated: 29 Feb 2012   Views: 15,000   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.63
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 318
This article is about using Rosyln to evaluate user input in a value converter.
Posted: 29 May 2012   Updated: 29 May 2012   Views: 5,460   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
A runtime variables class to support multiple application development.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012   Updated: 21 Sep 2012   Views: 14,110   Rating: 4.93/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 169
Demonstrates how to use attributes during run time in a serious application to improve maintainability.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013   Updated: 30 Jul 2013   Views: 18,590   Rating: 4.42/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 6.48
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 434
Helper for serializing objects in XML or binary and saving to a file
Libraries
General
Posted: 27 Mar 2012   Updated: 27 Mar 2012   Views: 52,300   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.05
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This is just an introduction to the Event Aggregator, with a sample that is easy to understand.
Windows Presentation Foundation
Controls
Posted: 2 Nov 2010   Updated: 17 May 2011   Views: 55,870   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.45
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 16   Downloaded: 2,040
Describes how to create a control that inherits from a base control
Posted: 3 Jan 2012   Updated: 3 Jan 2012   Views: 8,020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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An enumeration RadioButtion ListBox control.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012   Updated: 18 Jun 2012   Views: 10,930   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 160
A generic implementation for IValueConverter.
Data Binding
Posted: 2 Nov 2011   Updated: 2 Nov 2011   Views: 17,791   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 331
How to do dynamic binding of static properties.
General
Posted: 8 Jul 2011   Updated: 8 Jul 2011   Views: 7,110   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A special class is needed to support binding a set of flags to a View.
Posted: 5 Oct 2011   Updated: 5 Oct 2011   Views: 14,500   Rating: 3.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.30
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 334
WPF Dynamic Application Settings
Posted: 14 Dec 2011   Updated: 14 Dec 2011   Views: 12,040   Rating: 4.45/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.74
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Discovering the limitations of IValueConverter in WPF
Posted: 20 Aug 2012   Updated: 20 Aug 2012   Views: 17,440   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.22
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This article will show you how to implement a class that will provide type conversion for another class. In this particular case will be providing conversion to and from a string.
Libraries
Posted: 24 Nov 2011   Updated: 24 Nov 2011   Views: 16,050   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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A generic WPF/Silverlight value converter.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012   Updated: 26 Jan 2012   Views: 15,530   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 141
A value binding converter for WPF.
Algorithms & Recipes
Math
Posted: 12 Sep 2012   Updated: 14 Sep 2012   Views: 13,690   Rating: 4.14/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.03
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
This is an alternative for "Finding prime numbers".
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Average tips rating: 3.72

Grid & Data Controls
DataSets, DataGrids etc
Posted: 15 Aug 2012   Updated: 2 Oct 2012   Views: 6,920   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 93
This article presents a way to display totally dynamic data in a windoes grid using a dictionary.
C#
General
Posted: 8 Jun 2012   Updated: 8 Jun 2012   Views: 6,480   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
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You can implement BackgroundWorker using Lambdas without any sort of helper class very easily.
Posted: 25 Mar 2013   Updated: 25 Mar 2013   Views: 4,430   Rating: 2.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.20
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Design to create a simple tree view that can be copy and pasted
Posted: 11 Jul 2013   Updated: 11 Jul 2013   Views: 5,780   Rating: 1.80/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.70
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 78
Helper for serializing objects to a string
Windows Presentation Foundation
Controls
Posted: 2 Jun 2012   Updated: 2 Jun 2012   Views: 13,720   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A rather quick and dirty way of creating a filtered combo box in WPF.
Posted: 6 Jun 2012   Updated: 6 Jun 2012   Views: 13,080   Rating: 0.0 / 5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.0
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A little trick that will more completely fill the DatePicker background from the code-behind.
Data Binding
Posted: 5 Sep 2012   Updated: 5 Sep 2012   Views: 9,040   Rating: 3.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.90
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The IValueConverter can be used to select a View.
Collections
General
Posted: 2 Jul 2012   Updated: 2 Jul 2012   Views: 21,990   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
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Why didn’t Microsoft provide this in the ObservableCollection?
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Clifford Nelson
Software Developer (Senior) ETeam/Delloitte
United States United States
Has been working as a C# developer on contract for the last several years, including 3 years at Microsoft. Previously worked with Visual Basic and Microsoft Access VBA, and have developed code for Word, Excel and Outlook. Started working with WPF in 2007 when part of the Microsoft WPF team. For the last three years has been working primarily as a senior WPF/C# and Silverlight/C# developer. Currently working as WPF developer with NBC Universal in Universal City, CA


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