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Overview

Visual Studio Extensions for UI for WPF aim to help developers when creating WPF Application with Telerik UI for WPF.

The extensions handle the following major points in the development with UI for WPF:

  • Project creation, conversion and configuration – reference management.

  • Project Upgrade - upgrading UI for WPF to a new version.

  • Common scenario page creation - aid creating pages with basic scenarios in the usage of UI for WPF.

  • Toolbox configuration – select what version of Telerik UI to be populated in the Toolbox.

Visual Studio Extensions for UI for WPF are distributed with the UI for WPF installer. They can be downloaded and installed as separate product from the Visual Studio Gallery for Visual Studio 2012 and later. The extensions support Visual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017, handling .NET 4.0+ applications.

The Visual Studio Extensions can be accessed through the Telerik | UI for WPF menu which has different menu items depending on the selected project in Visual Studio. The extensions can be accessed through the context menu of a WPF Application as well.

No selected project in Visual Studio

VSExtentions WPF Overview Menu Create

Selected project in Visual Studio is Standard WPF Application

VSExtentions WPF Overview Menu Convert

Selected project in Visual Studio is Telerik WPF Application

VSExtentions WPF Overview Menu Configure

When installed, the extensions add several project templates to the New Project dialog of Visual Studio:

VSExtentions WPF Overview Project Templates

These are available in the language specific nodes of the dialog as well. New Project dialog contains Telerik WPF Application under both CSharp\Windows and Visual Basic\ Windows nodes.