If you need to get to the default control template for a 3rd party XAML control that you’re working on and you don’t have Expression Blend, one way is to use the following project.
- Download the “Show me the Template” project from Chris Sells’ site
- Open the project and add your third party assembly that you want the default template from
- Modify both code behind files reference to the PresentationFramework to point to the new reference and run the project
For Microsoft controls check this MSDN link
Used for implicitly displaying error information on UI controls that support it; all you need to do is to simply implement the IDataErrorInfo interface. That’s it; your underlying business object now supports displaying information on controls such as an Infragistics WinGrid.
Some links on IDataErrorInfo