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WPF Extensibility Hacks or WEX - Includes EventTrigger, ReactiveTrigger, InvokeMethodAction, InvokeCommandAction etc.

, 14 Jan 2010
A set of extensibility hacks for WPF. A few interesting triggers and actions, including EventTrigger, ReactiveTrigger, InvokeMethodAction, and InvokeCommandAction. Also allows invoking Triggers and Actions based on Conditions.
Wex.zip
Assemblies
Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll
System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll
System.CoreEx.dll
System.Interactive.dll
System.Reactive.dll
System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
WexEventTrigger
ClassDiagram1.cd
Wex.csproj.user
bin
Debug
WexEventTrigger.dll
WexEventTrigger.vshost.exe
WexEventTrigger.vshost.exe.manifest
Composition
Lib
Properties
Settings.settings
Reactive
WexEventTrigger.Demo
bin
Debug
WexEventTrigger.Demo.vshost.exe
WexEventTrigger.Demo.vshost.exe.manifest
Commands
Extensions
Properties
Settings.settings
Views
Demos
using System;
using System.Net;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Ink;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Animation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Windows.Markup;
using System.Linq;

namespace Wex.Lib.Interactions
{
    /// <summary>
    /// An action to invoke a method in the model
    /// </summary>
    [ContentProperty("Parameters")]
    public class InvokeMethodAction : TargettedTriggerAction
    {
        public string MethodName
        {
            get { return (string)GetValue(MethodNameProperty); }
            set { SetValue(MethodNameProperty, value); }
        }

        // Using a DependencyProperty as the backing store for MethodName.  This enables animation, styling, binding, etc...
        public static readonly DependencyProperty MethodNameProperty =
            DependencyProperty.Register("MethodName", typeof(string), typeof(InvokeMethodAction), new PropertyMetadata(string.Empty));


        public object Result
        {
            get { return (object)GetValue(ResultProperty); }
            internal set { SetValue(ResultProperty, value); }
        }

        // Using a DependencyProperty as the backing store for Result.  This enables animation, styling, binding, etc...
        public static readonly DependencyProperty ResultProperty =
            DependencyProperty.Register("Result", typeof(object), typeof(InvokeMethodAction), new PropertyMetadata(null));

        


        /// <summary>
        /// A set of parameters this method will take
        /// </summary>
        public ActionParameters Parameters
        {
            get { return (ActionParameters)GetValue(MethodParametersProperty); }
            set { SetValue(MethodParametersProperty, value); }
        }

        // Using a DependencyProperty as the backing store for Conditions.  This enables animation, styling, binding, etc...
        public static readonly DependencyProperty MethodParametersProperty =
            DependencyProperty.Register("Parameters", typeof(ActionParameters), typeof(InvokeMethodAction), new PropertyMetadata(null));

        


        /// <summary>
        /// Invoke this command conditionally, based on conditions provided
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="parameter"></param>
        internal override void InvokeConditional(object parameter)
        {
            
            if (Target != null)
            {
                var method = Target.GetType().GetMethod(MethodName);
                if (method == null) throw new InvalidOperationException("Unable to find Method " + MethodName);


                List<object> convertedParams = new List<object>();
                if (null != Parameters)
                {
                    var methodParams=method.GetParameters();
                    if (methodParams.Length!=Parameters.Count)
                        throw new InvalidOperationException("Method parameters don't match with given parameters for " + MethodName);

                    int i=0;
                    foreach (var p in Parameters)
                    {
                        convertedParams.Add(ConverterHelper.ConvertToType(p.PropertyValue,methodParams[i].ParameterType));
                    }

                    method.Invoke(Target, convertedParams.ToArray());
                }
                else
                {
                    method.Invoke(Target,null);
                }
            }
        }


        /// <summary>
        /// Internally initialize this action
        /// </summary>
        internal override void InternalInitialize()
        {
            base.InternalInitialize();

            if (Parameters != null)
            {
                Parameters.ToList().ForEach(p =>
                { p.TriggerContext = TriggerContext; p.AssociatedObject = this.AssociatedObject; p.InternalInitialize(); });
            }
        }

    }
}

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