Out-of-Browser Application Features

Although an out-of-browser application looks superficially different from an ordinary Silverlight application, what happens inside the stand-alone window is virtually the same. However, there are exceptions, and in this section you'll learn about the three that apply to all out-of-browser applications, regardless of their trust level. First, you'll see how the WebBrowser control allows you to embed HTML content inside your Silverlight application. Next, you'll see learn how to display notifications in separate pop-up windows. Finally, you'll consider how you can interact with the main application window to change its size, position, or state.

The WebBrowser Control

Ordinary Silverlight applications can use ...

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