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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Window management and positioning

Often overlooked or even completely ignored, window management presents the basic of any window based desktop application. Though this recipe will be focused on WPF and desktop applications, today, window management plays an important role in web environments as well where different types of modal, dialog, and message box windows are appearing. As a consequence, most ideas and general guidelines presented here might be quite useful for web solutions as well.

This recipe will cover several basic ideas and approaches regarding window placement, their positions, and size.

As there are several concepts being described here, I have, when it seemed appropriate to do so, created smaller sub-recipes that are building ...

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