Separator control WPF in VB.NET

Here we will see how to create and use separator control in XAML.
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Here we will see how to create and use separator control in XAML.

Separator control

  1. The Separator Control is used to separate items in items controls.
  2. The intention is to divide the items on the menu or toolbar into logical groups.
  3. It uses borders and rectangles.

Example

Drag and drop StackPannel, GroupBox, Button, CheckBoxes and separator control from Toolbox on the window form.

This article explains how to draw a separator in a GroupBox. The separator separates the OK and Cancel buttons from the rest of the content in that GroupBox. This is a UI design seen relatively often in WPF Windows Application.

XAML code

<Window x:Class="MainWindow"

    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"

    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"

    Title="MainWindow" Height="350" Width="525">

    <Grid Height="260" Width="302">

    <GroupBox Name="settingsGroupBox"

  Header="Select Course"

  Margin="4,4,0,45" Background="Azure">

            <StackPanel Height="141" Width="259" Background="Honeydew">

                <StackPanel.Resources>

                    <!-- Give the CheckBoxes some room to breath. -->

                    <Style TargetType="CheckBox">

                        <Setter Property="Margin" Value="4" />

                    </Style>

                </StackPanel.Resources>

                <!-- Some CheckBoxes that represent settings. -->

                <CheckBox  Name="chk3">

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                </CheckBox>

                <CheckBox  Name="chk4" >

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                </CheckBox>

                <Separator Height="12" Name="Separator1" Width="261" />

                <!-- A separator between settings and buttons. -->

                <!-- The standard OK and Cancel Buttons. -->

                <StackPanel

      HorizontalAlignment="Right"

      Orientation="Horizontal">

                    <StackPanel.Resources>

                        <Style TargetType="Button">

                            <Setter Property="Margin" Value="4" />

                            <Setter Property="Width" Value="60" />

                        </Style>

                    </StackPanel.Resources>

                    <Button Click="Button_Click">_OK</Button>

                    <Button Click="Button_Click_1">_Cancel</Button>

                </StackPanel>

            </StackPanel>

        </GroupBox>

    </Grid>

</Window>

Now run the application.

separaor1.gif

Figure1.gif

In this example line show as a separator between CheckBox and Button.

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