The PivotViewer Control

The PivotViewer control is a neat control that you can use to display data in an innovative and interactive manner, and in some cases, you can even use it in place of reports, letting users pivot and mine data for information. Let's take a look at its features and how you can make use of it in your Silverlight business application.

Key Features of the PivotViewer Control

To understand the control, it's best to look at and play with it in action. The sample code accompanying this chapter (available from the Apress web site) provides a working example that's worth opening if you have it available, but for now, I'll point out its key features in screenshots. Figure 15-7 shows the control displaying product data retrieved ...

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