How to: define bars and bar items via a template

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This example demonstrates how to modify the current BarManager's layout in case you do not have direct access to this BarManager. The main idea is to use ControllerBehavior that provides the capability to compose bars or ribbons from templates using built-in Bar Actions.

For versions prior to v15.1:

Use BarManager.Controllers to set a predefined DataTemplate.

The following image shows the result:

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Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Configuration
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Threading.Tasks
Imports System.Windows

Namespace ControllerBehaviorSample
    ''' <summary>
    ''' Interaction logic for App.xaml
    ''' </summary>
    Partial Public Class App
        Inherits Application

    End Class
End Namespace