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Customizing ListView to have different DataView

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

Hi All,

I am trying to create a control with number of columns like ListView-GridView. But I need to display data in any of the one columns.

Say I have a ListView of 4 columns. I have a data object which can be displayed in the any of the 4 columns at runtime not like all the columns

How can I achieve it? I started have already customized the style of the ListView but not helping. I am trying to create a control like Gantt Chart. I know there are controls in market and codeplex but I need to do this myself as it request more customization toward my business.


Thanks in Advance

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