ListBox empty template – using visual states (part 1) - by @to_pe
ListBox can be customized in a lot of different ways: you can change the item template, the container or the control template. However, there are some common states which cannot be easily set. For example, if you want to display “No items match your query” as a property of the ListBox itself, there is no such template. Similarly, the template for “data is loading” does not exist. These are all common requirements for building a pleasant UX.
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