Windows Presentation Foundation (or WPF) is a subsystem for rendering user interfaces in Windows-based applications.

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Slowed execution on second and subsequent runs in Visual Studio

I've been working on an intermediate-sized project in Visual Studio 2013 in C#/WPF. It relies on the Kinect SDK, and there are a good number of objects implemented in the code. When I run the debug ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - Hardware requirements and GPU accelaration

On some of the computers in my company Visual Studio 2013 didn't work at all because the onboard graphics card wasn't good enough. I checked for the requirements and found this: This isn't so ...
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No WPF designer in VS2013 Pro

I'm currently running Visual Studio 2013, and I can't access the WPF Designer because it doesn't show. I tried reinstalling VS2013 and when I did "repair" I had the VS2013 update 1 installer crash for ...
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How to retrieve the first argument when there is no Main()? [closed]

When the user drops a file icon on top of my application's icon, I am able to retrieve the filepath of the dropped file. It is contained in args[0]. How can I retrieve that filepath when there is no ...
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Blend with Visual Studios 2010?

I want to use Blend Expressions with VS 2010, I do have Visual Studios 2012 installed on my computer but I am required to use VS 2010. I did try to load up my project in Blend 2012 but there is no ...
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Reverse (invert) X & Y axis for mouse system-wide Windows 7, (monitor upside-down)

I've searched but have not found an answer yet for this. I've tried Polynomial's Mouse Inverter here, and it almost works. It works UNLESS my WPF application window is visible (.NET 4.5.1). It ...
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Set screen resolution for testing full HD on lower resolution monitor

I have a WPF app, and I know it has problems on full HD screens, but my display is 1440x900. How can I simulate full HD on my monitor? My graphic driver shows max resolution is 1440x900. I guess ...
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WPF apps suddenly blurry

My computer has started displaying all WPF apps blurry - not just text, but borders have misplaced pixels as well. For example, the right border of a certain textbox is one pixel to the left of where ...
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WPF & RenderTierCapability, what could cause a machine to be dropped from Tier 2 to 0?

I'm having an issue on some imaged machines where they will started out on Tier 2 and after some time of use (they are well spec'd kiosk machines, quad-core, Nvidia 550Ti), they drop to Tier 0 and ...
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Multitouch WPF on Windows7/8 on OSX doesn't work?

Can I use Microsoft WPF(4) for multitouch when running Windows through Parallels on an OSX machine? When I run Windows8 on my Mac the multitouch with touchpad works. But if I program my own WPF ...
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Why is wpffontcache_v0400.exe hogging the CPU?

In the last few days I've noticed really poor performance on a virtual machine I'm using at work. It's running Windows Server 2003 SP 2. When I check Task Manager, the process wpffontcache_v0400.exe ...
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What is the best VM for developing WPF apps from within OS X?

All of my machines are Macs (Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini (and Apple TV 2.0 too! :) ) but for my day-job, I develop .NET/WPF applications. Normally I just boot into Boot Camp and ...
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issues with applications that use WPF on Windows 7

I reinstalled windows 7 enterprise a couple of weeks ago, and ever since, I've had issues with programs that use WPF to display UIs. You may say "these are just bugs in the programs", but since the ...
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Does anyone know of any WPF based web browsers?

Once I have heard of a browser being developed WPF. But it was just in the early stage of development. Can anyone remember the name with the link? N.B. Don't know whether this is the right place for ...
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Rendering tier 0 despite the DirectX 9.0 installed (Asus ET1602)

I have an Asus EeeTop PC ET1602 with integrated graphics Intel GMA 950 which supports DirectX 9. Despite the fact that DirectX 9 is installed, WPF is running at tier 0. Regarding to the documentation ...
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WPF windows don't cooperate with unofficial themes

A while ago, I decided to patch my uxtheme.dll (using the Universal Theme Patcher) to allow for use of unofficial window themes. The problem is that WPF applications seem to ignore the custom theme ...
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WPF Application from Visual Studio 2010 crashes Windows 7

I am using visual studio 2010 on Windows 7 64bit. I compiled and ran a simple application basically a thing a child could make. Well the second it started to run, it froze my computer and rendered it ...
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WPF + visual studio 2010 premium - frequent crashes

using it on 3 different machines, and only my work machine experiences these crashes.. it is running: win 7 Enterprise xeon X5355 2.66Ghz, 2660 Mhz, 4Core, 4Logical 8 gig ram (available phys ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, built-in font smoothing

I've just installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 onto my Windows XP to evaluate it and check whether it meets my preferences the way it did before. Okay, I've temporary defeated an urgent bug with a ...
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I'm sick of manually copying my project folder to my DropBox folder. Please SO Jedi's, teach me the ways of the GIT?

I'm working on a personal project. Not very big and I'm the only one working on it. What is the basic way to have GIT save my working project to backup? How does GIT check if it's a working version, ...