Like in MS Win 32 OpenFileDialog - thumbnails with preview or details about the selected file. Check the attached images for better clarification.
Currently, showing a dialog can take 10-20 seconds when started in DEBUG mode. And 3-5 seconds RELEASE mode. Improve the loading time. A little way to speed up is to set ExpandToCurrentDirectory to False.
Currently dialogs provide only custom places pane.
Add auto-populated built-in section with well-known quick access like in the MS file dialogs.
Expose an event that allows you to cancel the navigation to a folder. For example, if you enter an address in the breadcrumb, click the back button, or select a directory in the navigation tree, then you should be able to cancel the navigation.
This can be done via a new event that have a Cancel property in its arguments, for example.
The naming shown here is not mandatory.
It would be nice to have some additional public properties and commands for ExplorerControl. For example:
Thanks for your consideration!