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Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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Classic Controls

Now that you've learned the fundamentals of WPF layout, content, and event handling, you're ready to take a closer look at the elements WPF includes. In this chapter, you'll take a quick tour of the most fundamental WPF controls, including basic ingredients such as labels, buttons, and text boxes. Although Windows developers have been using these items for years, this chapter fills in a few important details about their WPF implementations. Along the way, you'll also take a quick look at the System.Windows.Control class to learn how WPF controls use brushes and fonts.

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