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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Creating a navigation pane from scratch

If you have ever used Microsoft Outlook 2007 or even earlier versions (and the chances for that are pretty high), then you are already familiar with the concept of the navigation pane.

Navigation pane consists of two major parts content and buttons. Depending on the selected button, the content part will be changed. The content part can host a number of different controls, such as tree view.

Creating a navigation pane from scratch

In this recipe, I will show you how easy it is to use tab control from WPF and create a basic navigation pane control that resembles the look and feel of the Outlook's navigation pane.

However, be sure to understand that ...

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