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How to load the collection in GridComboBoxColumn when defining DataContext after loading Page?

Platform: UWP |
Control: SfDataGrid |
.NET Framework: 4.5.1

In SfDataGrid, the GridComboBoxColumn will loads the collection when defining DataContext before loading the SfDataGrid. When we defining the DataContext in Page.Loaded event, the binding will not updated for GridComboBoxColumn which loads the empty collection. But you can achieve this by using DependencyObject class like below code example.



this.Loaded += MainPage_Loaded;
void MainPage_Loaded(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    this.DataContext = new ViewModel();
public class BindingProxy: DependencyObject
    public BindingProxy() { }
    //Dependency property Data for holding ComboBox ItemsSource value.
    public object Data
        get { return (object)GetValue(DataProperty); }
             set  { SetValue(DataProperty, value); }
    // Using a DependencyProperty as the backing store for Data.  This enables animation, styling, binding, etc...
    public static readonly DependencyProperty DataProperty =
        DependencyProperty.Register("Data", typeof(object), typeof(BindingProxy), new PropertyMetadata(null));  




        <local:BindingProxy x:Key="proxy" Data="{Binding}" />    
<syncfusion:SfDataGrid x:Name="DataGrid"
                               ItemsSource="{Binding Orderlist}"
                <syncfusion:GridTextColumn MappingName="Name" />
                <syncfusion:GridTextColumn MappingName="City" />
                <syncfusion:GridTextColumn MappingName="Country" />
                <syncfusion:GridComboBoxColumn AllowEditing="True"
                                               DisplayBinding="{Binding Path=SelectedName}"
                                               ItemsSource="{Binding Data.StringName,
                                                                     Source={StaticResource proxy}}" />


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