I would get this strange [Format_BadDateTime] error when trying to type in a Date in any of the DatePickers i would try to use. And only on Windows XP.
If i would use it outside the DataForm my binding would just get broken and that would basically be it!
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For the last few weeks i have been struggling with the DataForm control from the Silverlight toolkit. The control itself has some nice features, but it shows some strange quirks from time to time. It’s pretty bossy, in a way that it likes to control the collectionview it’s binded to and also does some strange stuff to the collection. One of the biggest issues i had with it was the following:
As you may figured out from 1 of my previous posts, i’m not a big fan of Silverlight Dataform control, although I do like some of the capabilities presented there. In fact, after numerous frustrations with it, i decided to roll my own customization of it, rip out everything i didn’t need and adjust it to act the way i like it. You can find my first stab at it in this post.