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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Creating and using expanders and collapsible panels

When you are dealing with vast amounts of user interface elements, or data for that matter, you are generally interested in reducing the complexities and enabling your users to be able to use and find all options, but not at the cost of visual complexity and screen estate. In those situations, usage of collapsible panels and expanders can be a very good method for achieving your goals.

By organizing your tools, user interface controls, or some additional information into separate expander controls (more about later) or collapsible panels, you can ease the job for your users.

Creating and using expanders and collapsible panels

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