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Silverlight 1.0 Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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Chapter 3. Shapes, Lines, and Curves

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Although it might sound simple, drawing shapes, lines, and curves is something that you can’t do with HTML (for the most part). Silverlight, however, has features for drawing such items that range from simple to very complex. This support comes in handy for many things, such as creating logos or stylishly separating regions of a page. In addition, because the first version of Silverlight lacks high-level controls like buttons or scrollbars, you must draw them yourself using features in this chapter (or find controls someone else already created this way). With or without Silverlight, you could accomplish similar effects by embedding images. ...

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