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Setting focus to RadChat on load


Product Version 2019.1.220
Product RadChat for WPF


How to set focus to RadChat on load.


Access the RadWatermarkTextBox inside the RadChat, using the ChildrenOfType extension method and focus it. This can be achieved in the Loaded event of the control.

<telerik:RadChat x:Name="chat" Loaded="chat_Loaded" /> 

private void chat_Loaded(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) 
    var chat = sender as RadChat; 
    var watermarkTextBox = chat.ChildrenOfType<RadWatermarkTextBox>().FirstOrDefault(tb => tb.Name == "PART_InputBox"); 
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