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Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Application Development Beginner's Guide by Frank LaVigne, Cameron Albert

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Time for action - extending the Executive Dashboard

We will add grid functionality to our dashboard and present all of the collected data to our end users. To do this we will make use of the Silverlight Toolkit DataGrid.

  1. Start Expression Blend and open the CakeORamaApp solution.
  2. Open the Dashboard.xaml file in the art board.
  3. Click on the Assets icon in the toolbox, type data into the search field, and select the DataGrid control:
    Time for action - extending the Executive Dashboard
  4. Name the DataGrid OrdersGrid and set the following Properties:
    Time for action - extending the Executive Dashboard
  5. Save and close the Dashboard.xaml file in Blend. Switch over ...

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