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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Journal navigation

Journal navigation enables you to utilize "back and forward" metaphors usually seen in web browsers even for your desktop (WPF) applications. As humans, we are often found in positions where we are thinking in a linear way and we tend to associate web page navigation and other UI related concepts with that.

As web browsers do support this kind of navigation by default, more challenging is to achieve this kind of behavior for desktop (WPF) applications. In this recipe, I will show you how to utilize this model and enable users to go back and forth in their navigation history within your WPF application.

Getting ready

Start your Expression Blend 4 and then select New project... From the dialog that appears select WPF and then WPF ...

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