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Create Project

With the new Visual Studio Extensions for WPF you can quickly create an application pre-configured to use Telerik UI for WPF. The fastest way to have such a project is using the Visual Studio New Project Wizard. Under the Telerik node there is a new node – Windows, where four project templates exist:

VSExtentions WPF Overview Project Templates

For convenience the same project templates could be found under the Visual C# -> Windows and Visual Basic -> Windows nodes.

After you click the OK button, you get the Create New Project Wizard, provided by the Telerik UI for WPF Visual Studio Extensions. The wizard detects all the installed Use Implicit Styles version of UI for WPF and lists them in a combobox. You can select a version which you want to be applied to your project. You can select what type of project to be created: Standard, Word-Inspired, Excel-Inspired or Outlook-Inspired. You can access the Create New Project Wizard through the Telerik menu when you need to create a new Telerik WPF application:

The Create New Project Wizard lets you:

VSExtentions WPF New Project Wizard Step 1

  • Select a Telerik UI version from the list of versions detected on your system

  • Download the latest versions available on our website using the GET LATEST button

  • Specify which assemblies your project would use. When selecting a UI for WPF assembly all dependent controls are selected automatically and vice-versa.

GET LATEST button is available only when there is a newer version released on our web site.

If you prefer the Telerik assemblies to be copied into your solution folder, the Copy referenced assemblies to solution and source control option could be selected only into the Visual Studio Extensions Options.

When you click the Finish button:

  • The selected assembly references get added to your project

  • A default application-wide theme gets set if you use theming based on implicit styles.

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