Customizing Measurement Studio WPF Controls for a Unique User Interface

Publish Date: Jul 26, 2018 | 12 Ratings | 5.00 out of 5 | Print | Submit your review

Overview

This tutorial contains video demonstrations and downloadable code to get you started with customizing Measurement Studio Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) controls in Microsoft Visual Studio. Our WPF controls give you the power to design user interfaces that increase your users' productivity. By utilizing the powerful features offered by WPF, you can make your user interface more interactive, present your data in a more meaningful way, and easily modify the way your users interact with your applications.

Table of Contents

  1. WPF Custom Data Rendering
  2. WPF Data Binding with NI-DAQmx Applications
  3. WPF Range Masking Cursors
  4. WPF Data Binding between Collapsible Panels

WPF Tutorial Videos

1. WPF Custom Data Rendering

Learn how to apply custom data renderers to transform the way you present your data. This example demonstrates the power of using animation and visual customization to improve the accessibility of usable information within Measurement Studio WPF Graph controls.

Required software: Microsoft Visual Studio , NI Measurement Studio

Download the source code for .NET Framework 4.0 or for .NET Framework 4.5.

 

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2. WPF Data Binding with NI-DAQmx Applications

Learn how to use data binding to plot data on a Measurement Studio WPF Graph control. This example shows you how to leverage the flexible data binding features of WPF and the NI-DAQmx native .NET API to display data from two NI data acquisition cards.

Required software: Microsoft Visual Studio , NI Measurement Studio , NI-DAQmx

Download the source code for .NET Framework 4.0 or for .NET Framework 4.5.

Note: The source code for this example has been modified since the creation of the video.

 

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3. WPF Range Masking Cursors

Learn how to modify the versatile Range Cursor of the Measurement Studio WPF Graph to create meaningful filters for quick data verification.

Required software: Microsoft Visual Studio , NI Measurement Studio

Download the source code for .NET Framework 4.0 or for .NET Framework 4.5.

 

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4. WPF Data Binding between Collapsible Panels

Learn how to use WPF data binding and routed events to move data, interactively selected from a Measurement Studio WPF Graph, to a Data Grid, detailing the points selected.

Required software: Microsoft Visual Studio, NI Measurement Studio

Download the source code for .NET Framework 4.0 or for .NET Framework 4.5.

 

Additional Resources

Back to Windows Presentation Foundation Home Page

Learn about NI Measurement Studio Tools for .NET Developers

Learn about the NI-DAQmx driver software

External Link: Microsoft Visual Studio

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