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Exam Ref 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# by Indrajit Chakrabarty

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Objective 2.5: Manage app settings and preferences

Windows Store apps can integrate with the Settings charm and provide their own links that invoke commands, open their settings page, and so on. The Settings pane is populated with commands from your app and displays various system functions at the bottom. Windows adds a Rate & Review command if the app was downloaded and installed from the Windows Store and a Permissions command if the app has capabilities declared in the manifest.

The Settings charm is available from within any page in a Windows Store app and provides a simple way to update its global settings. You can construct a Settings pane using the Popup control, and provide standard Windows 8 controls such as toggle buttons to configure ...

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