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

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29.5. Working with Shapes using Expression Blend

Although Visual Studio 2010 does give you a few IDE tools that let you work with shapes, Expression Blend provides many more features, including a graphical transformation editor. If you'd like to try things out first hand, launch Expression Blend and create a new WPF application. (We are not going to do much beyond trying out a few features of the IDE, so you can name this project whatever you wish.)

29.5.1. Selecting a Shape to Render from the Tool Palette

Look at your tool palette and you'll see an area that lets you select an Ellipse, Rectangle, or Line (recall, you click-and-hold on buttons that have a small triangle on the lower-right to pop-up any available choices; see Figure 29-12). ...

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