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Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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12.3. The Last Word

In this chapter, you put two more tools in your ASP.NET toolkit. First, you saw how user controls allow you to reuse a block of user interface in more than one web page. Next, you considered how custom drawing allows you to create made-to-measure graphics.

In the following chapter, you'll learn about themes and master pages—two features that complement user controls and give you even more ways to standardize the look and feel of your web pages. Themes are more fine-grained than user controls—they group together formatting presets that you can apply to individual controls to ensure a slick, consistent style throughout your application. Master pages are broader than user controls—they allow you to define a standardized page ...

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