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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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The Last Word

In this chapter, you took a detailed tour of the new WPF layout model and learned how to place elements in stacks, grids, and other arrangements. You built more complex layouts using nested combinations of the layout containers, and you threw the GridSplitter into the mix to make resizable split windows. And all along, you kept close focus on the reasons for this dramatic change—namely, the benefits you'll get when maintaining, enhancing, and localizing your user interface.

The layout story is still far from over. In the following chapters, you'll see many more examples that use the layout containers to organize groups of elements. You'll also learn about a few additional features that let you arrange content in a window:

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