Monday, 23 January 2012

Child Window in WPF

Child Window in WPF

Let us assume there is a requirement,
1. On click event of button, a new child window should open.
2. While child window is open, the parent window should be inactive.
So start with

Step 1

Create a WPF application. And drag and drop a Button on the MainPage.

Step 2

Right click on the WPF project and new item and select a WPF Window from WPF tab. Rename window to ChildWindow.xaml

Step 3

Now on the click event of button child window will get open.

On the button click event

1. An instance of Child window is being created
2. Then ShowDialog() method is being called to open the child window .


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Data;
using System.Windows.Documents;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Media.Imaging;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using System.Windows.Shapes;
namespace WpfApplication2
    /// <summary>
    /// Interaction logic for MainWindow.xaml
    /// </summary>
    public partial class MainWindow : Window
        public MainWindow()
            BtnNewWindow.Click += new RoutedEventHandler(delegate(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
                                                              ChildWindow chldWindow = new ChildWindow();

So on running on the click of button new child window being open.

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