O'Reilly logo

Mastering LOB Development for Silverlight 5: A Case Study in Action by Rocío Serrano, Braulio Díez

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating modal dialogs

Modal dialogs are also common components in LOB (Line Of Business) applications and management applications. That is to say, a pop-up window that blocks the rest of the application appears. Once the user has completed the pertinent application, he or she can close it and the application unblocks.

ChildWindow is the implementation of a modal dialog in Silverlight.

Example of modal dialogs

We will continue with the previous example, now adding a ChildWindow control. Also, we will make the modal window host the same content as the main window, adding the UserControl we previously created. Finally, we will communicate with the main page using the modal control. To do so, we will copy the values we entered in the form of the modal ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required