Wpf datatemplate binding not updating

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WPF has a wide range of controls for displaying a list of data.

They come in several shapes and forms and vary in how complex they are and how much work they perform for you.

When building an application, I might not have the luxury of creating model classes to represent the objects I'll be rendering on screen, because they are dynamic.

If I don't know the shape of my data, I can use a meta model (a model of the final model) to represent it.

What if I told you that it hardly takes more time at all? In Visual Studio, create a new WPF Applcation project. Right away, you already have at least one string statically entered into your XAML, the text for the window title. Thread Id=52910 ® – Linking to this article is allowed without permission and as many as ten lines of this article can be used along with this link.

Some examples of where this exist are: in the binding above - that's not going to work when we have a dynamic model.

It took a lot of experimentation to make this happen, but the result isn't much more complicated.

In this post I’ll just cover what I learned about basic data binding, so here is what I needed to do, without all of the Data Template/Grid View bloat Note that in my case, the View Model which the Combo Box needed to get its items from was the Data Context of the page and the Data Context of the Combo Box was the View Model which I needed to bind values to.

Now, all of that aside, let’s go over the more common properties used in Data Binding to a Selector control.

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