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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Using titled sections

Using titled sections is a fairly simple pattern but it helps users when it comes to presenting large amounts of data. The basic idea with the titled sections pattern is organizing and grouping information into sections and adding clear prominent titles to them.

This pattern is generally visible and used on websites though it can be effectively used in desktop as well as in RIA applications with a slightly different implementation.

Several real-life samples are shown below.

The following screenshot displays the footer from the UXPassion.com blog:

Using titled sections

The next one displays the Internet Options dialog:

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