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Programming the Windows Runtime by Example: A Comprehensive Guide to WinRT with Examples in C# and XAML by John Garland, Jeremy Likness

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12. Additional Windows Integration

In addition to the interactions with the Windows Charms, the Windows Runtime provides several other opportunities for apps to be integrated with the functionality that is available in Windows 8.1. Apps can be extended to provide content when the standard File Save Picker and File Open Picker dialogs are displayed. Similar to the Share approach discussed in Chapter 11, Windows Charms Integration, this integration allows an app to give its users the ability to select and consume the content exposed as files and file hierarchies by other apps without the apps needing to have insight into each other’s’ implementation. Also, similar to the File Open picker dialog, apps can also be extended to provide content as information ...

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