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XAML/WPF: How to get XAML to re-evaluate when using a ComboBox in a ListView

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Matt CartlidgeFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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I'm finding it tricky to find an answer for this as maybe I'm not wording my searches correctly.

I've got some fairly simple XAML whichs presents ListView items based on a class which uses the usual ObservableCollection and INotifyChanged.

ListView Combo drop down
Above you see one row in the Grid and the "Channel" combo is open with the options. You can't see it clearly (this is another problem I've got) but the last 8 items are actually disabled - only the first 4 items are enabled. Also the row itself is difficult to see - too bright - which is ANOTHER problem I have (asked separately but no answers as yet).

The XAML takes care of the enable/disable status depending on if the "Mode" combo is "Stereo" or "Mono". If "Stereo" is selected then the first 4 items are enabled and the rest are disabled.

I want the selection of "Mono" to do the opposite - disable the first 4 items and enable the rest.

My question is, how do I get the XAML to re-evaluate the "Channel" ComboBox? Or do I need to manage this in the code somehow?

Here's the ListView code.

                                    <ListView x:Name="ListViewOutputs" Style="{DynamicResource StyleListView}">
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="Enabled">
                                                            <CheckBox IsChecked="{Binding Enabled, Mode=TwoWay}" Style="{DynamicResource StyleCheckBox}"/>
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="Name" DisplayMemberBinding="{Binding Name}"/>
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="Mode">
                                                            <ComboBox x:Name="ComboBoxOutputMode" SelectionChanged="ComboBoxOutputMode_SelectionChanged" SelectedValuePath="Content" SelectedValue="{Binding Mode, Mode=TwoWay}" Style="{DynamicResource ComboBoxStyle}">
                                                                <ComboBoxItem Content="Stereo"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem Content="Mono"/>
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="Monitor">
                                                            <CheckBox IsChecked="{Binding Monitor, Mode=TwoWay}" Style="{DynamicResource StyleCheckBox}"/>
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="Channel">
                                                            <ComboBox x:Name="ComboBoxOutputChannel" DropDownOpened="ComboBoxOutputChannel_DropDownOpened"  SelectedValuePath="Content" SelectedValue="{Binding ChannelString, Mode=TwoWay}" Style="{DynamicResource ComboBoxStyle}">
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeStereo}" Content="Front"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeStereo}" Content="Rear"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeStereo}" Content="Center/Subwoofer"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeStereo}" Content="Side"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Front Left"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Front Right"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Rear Left"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Rear Right"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Center"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Subwoofer"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Side Left"/>
                                                                <ComboBoxItem IsEnabled="{Binding IsModeMono}" Content="Side Right"/>
                                                <GridViewColumn Header="ID" DisplayMemberBinding="{Binding ID}"/>

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