A Tale Of Three Widgets
A Software How-To

Quake USA Measurement System Unit Manager

In this article we are going to touch on Observable Collections, Data Binding, Complex Automation, WPF, and Third Party controls. For this program I created three custom widgets, each with some sort of measurement unit attached to it as well as other properties and methods. The first Widget has three Lengths as properties and the user needs the units to be in inches. Well easy enough, slap a text tag "Inche(s)" after the values the user enters and done. Well, not really. What if the user needs to see what the values are in Metric or what if the person entering the values only has the values in feet, and is very bad at multiplication...

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