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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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28.1. A Survey of the Core WPF Controls

Unless you are new to the concept of building graphical user interfaces (which is fine), the general role of the WPF controls should not raise too many issues. Regardless of which GUI toolkit you might have used in the past (e.g., MFC, Java AWT/Swing, Windows Forms, VB 6.0, Mac OS X [Cocoa], or GTK+/GTK#), the core WPF controls listed in Table 28-1 are likely to look familiar.

Table 28.1. The Core WPF Controls
WPF Control CategoryExample MembersMeaning in Life
Core user input controlsButton, RadioButton, ComboBox, CheckBox, Calendar, DatePicker, Expander, DataGrid, ListBox, ListView, Slider, ToggleButton, TreeView, ContextMenu, ScrollBar, Slider, TabControl, TextBlock, TextBox, RepeatButton, RichTextBox, ...

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