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Simple Datagrid Conditional Formatting

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Hi all,

I have a SILVERLIGHT datagrid which is populated by a WCF data service and one of the fields within the table is a int value called STATUS, which has a value of 1,2,3 or 4

My question is how would I use conditional formatting so that once the datagrid is populated, each row has its background changed depending on the value of STATUS.

Any help would be much appreciated!

thanks

baz
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If it were WPF I'd use data triggers, but I hear that they're not there - at least in Siverlight 3.0

Here are a couple of lisks that discuss options:
http://leeontech.wordpress.com/2008/06/08/silverlight-datagrid-issues/
http://blois.us/blog/2009/04/datatrigger-bindings-on-non.html

Hope this helps
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Thank you MikeToole and mroonal for your links. Both were a great help thats why I have given both points but have given slightly more to MikeToole as i ended up using his solution.
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Is your solution suitable for posting as sample code?
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