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Pro Silverlight 5 in C# by Matthew Macdonald

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C H A P T E R  5

Elements

Now that you've learned the fundamentals of XAML, layout, and mouse and keyboard handling, you're ready to consider the elements that allow you to build both simple and complex user interfaces.

In this chapter, you'll get an overview of Silverlight's core elements, and you'll explore many elements that you haven't studied yet. First, you'll learn how to display wrapped, formatted text with the TextBlock and how to show images with the Image element. Next, you'll consider content controls, including Silverlight's many different flavors of button and the ToolTip control. Finally, you'll take a look at several more specialized elements, such as Silverlight's list, text-entry, range, and date controls. By the time you ...

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