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limiting width of silverlight datagrid

Posted on 2011-09-19
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I'm working through the WCF RIA Services application tutorial off of silverlight.net and I'm trying to understand how to set the size of the datagrid so that it does not run off the right side of the screen.
<navigation:Page x:Class="HRApp.EmployeeList" 
           xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation" 
           xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml" 
           xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008"
           xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006"
           mc:Ignorable="d"
           xmlns:navigation="clr-namespace:System.Windows.Controls;assembly=System.Windows.Controls.Navigation"
           xmlns:ds="clr-namespace:HRApp.Web"
           xmlns:sdk="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation/sdk"
           xmlns:riaControls="clr-namespace:System.Windows.Controls;assembly=System.Windows.Controls.DomainServices"
           xmlns:dataForm="clr-namespace:System.Windows.Controls;assembly=System.Windows.Controls.Data.DataForm.Toolkit"
           d:DesignWidth="640" d:DesignHeight="480"
           Title="EmployeeList Page">
           
    <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot">
        
        <ScrollViewer x:Name="PageScrollViewer" Style="{StaticResource PageScrollViewerStyle}">

            <StackPanel x:Name="ContentStackPanel" Style="{StaticResource ContentStackPanelStyle}">

                <TextBlock x:Name="HeaderText" Text="Employee List" Style="{StaticResource HeaderTextStyle}"/>
                <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal"
                            HorizontalAlignment="Right"
                            Margin="0, -16, 0, 0">
                    <TextBlock VerticalAlignment="Center"
                               Text="Min Vacation Hours Filter" />
                    <TextBox x:Name="vacationHoursText" Width="75" FontSize="11" Margin="4" Text="0" />
                </StackPanel>
                
                    <riaControls:DomainDataSource Name="employeeDataSource" LoadSize="20" QueryName="GetDimSalariedEmployees" AutoLoad="True" >
                        <riaControls:DomainDataSource.DomainContext>
                            <ds:OrganizationContext></ds:OrganizationContext>
                        </riaControls:DomainDataSource.DomainContext>
                        <riaControls:DomainDataSource.SortDescriptors>
                            <riaControls:SortDescriptor PropertyPath="VacationHours" Direction="Ascending" />
                        </riaControls:DomainDataSource.SortDescriptors>
                        <riaControls:DomainDataSource.FilterDescriptors>
                            <riaControls:FilterDescriptor
                                PropertyPath="VacationHours"
                                Operator="IsGreaterThanOrEqualTo"
                                IgnoredValue=""
                                Value="{Binding ElementName=vacationHoursText, Path=Text}">
                            </riaControls:FilterDescriptor>
                        </riaControls:DomainDataSource.FilterDescriptors>
                    </riaControls:DomainDataSource>

                    <sdk:DataGrid AutoGenerateColumns="True" Name="dataGrid1" MinHeight="100" Height="Auto" IsReadOnly="True" ItemsSource="{Binding Data, ElementName=employeeDataSource}"/>

                <sdk:DataPager Height="26" Name="dataPager1" PageSize="5" Source="{Binding Data, ElementName=employeeDataSource}" Margin="0, -1, 0, 0" />

                <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" HorizontalAlignment="Right" Margin="0,12,0,0">
                        <Button x:Name="addNewEmployee" Width="90" Height="23"  Content="Add Employee"  Margin="4,0,0,0" Click="addNewEmployee_Click"/>
                    </StackPanel>
                
                    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" HorizontalAlignment="Right" Margin="0,12,0,0">
                        <Button x:Name="submitButton" Width="75" Height="23"  Content="Submit" Margin="4,0,0,0" Click="submitButton_Click"/>
                        <Button x:Name="approveSabbatical" Width="115" Height="23"  Content="Approve Sabbatical"  Margin="4,0,0,0" Click="approveSabbatical_Click"/>
                    </StackPanel>

            </StackPanel>

        </ScrollViewer>
        
    </Grid>
</navigation:Page>

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What I would like is to have the datagrid width not be larger then the width of the stack panel it is inside.
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When I removed the ScrollViewer I was able to get the datagrid to behave as intended.
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This did the trick.
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