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Changes And Backward Compatibility

What is new in Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX

A complete list of all changes can be found on Release History page:

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q2 2010 BETA

Changed the type of the following properties from Int to Decimal - Value, SelectionStart, SelectionEnd, MaximumValue, MinimumValue, SmallChange, LargeChange.

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2010

In the new version we have improved the skins of the slider control

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2010

In the new version we have improved the skins of the slider control:

  1. We have added side borders for the track element of the RadSlider control for most skins - the exceptions are the Simple and Sitefinity skins.

  2. All slider arrows now have a background and look like buttons.

  3. We have changed the drag handle orientation for some skins.

More information on the subject is available in the following blog post: Improvements in RadSlider's visual appearance.

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q3 2009

The new release brings the following changes:

Client event names changes

loaded load
valueChange valueChanged
beforeValueChange valueChanging

Server-side properties

OnClientLoaded OnClientLoad
OnClientValueChange OnClientValueChanged
OnClientBeforeValueChange OnClientValueChanging

Client-side API changes

add_loaded add_load
remove_loaded remove_load
add_valueChange add_valueChanged
remove_valueChange remove_valueChanged
add_beforeValueChange add_valueChanging
remove_beforeValueChange remove_valueChanging
Telerik.Web.UI.SliderValueChangeEventArgs Telerik.Web.UI.SliderValueChangedEventArgs
Telerik.Web.UI.SliderBeforeValueChangeEventArgs Telerik.Web.UI.SliderValueChangingEventArgs

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q2 2009 SP1

  • OnClientLoaded property is marked as obsolete. Please use the OnClientLoad property instead.

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2009

  • Total redesign of the skins, which aims for a uniformity of the appearance of all controls in the suite in the cases they are used to build RIAs

  • Refactoring of the CSS code to achieve better understanding, easier maintenance and handle problems with global styles

  • Changes to the CSS classes, so now all controls for ASP.NET AJAX comply with a common naming convention. For example, was: radslider RadSlider_Default; now: RadSlider RadSlider_Default

Telerik RadSlider for ASP.NET AJAX Q3 2008 and before

Some of the RadSlider's properties are obsolete and new ones which offer the same functionality should be used. You can find them along with the new ones below:

Obsolete property Actual property
ClickOffset LargeChange
SlideStep SmallChange
Length Width/Height (depending on Orientation)

Some new properties were introduced - the table below contains them along with a short explanation.

Property Name Description
ItemType Sets the type of the items, can be set to Item and Tick . When set to Tick , the slider can be additionally configured by setting its LargeChange and SmallChange properties.
TrackPosition This property is used to set the position of the track. It can be set to TopLeft , BottomRight and Center
IsSelectionRangeEnabled When set to true, configures the slider to display two drag-handles
SelectionStart Sets the first value of the slider when IsSelectionRangeEnabled = true
SelectionEnd Sets the second value of the slider when IsSelectionRangeEnabled = true
LiveDrag Controls when the value of the slider changes - when set to true the value changes while the handle drag is changing its position whereas when false the value changes only after the user has moved and already released the drag handle
IsDirectionReversed Controls whether the minimum and the maximum values are reversed or not
OnClientBeforeVaueChange event, which before the value changes. You can use the set_cancel method of the args to cancel the value change operation
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