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Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours by Adam Nathan

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Hour 10. Text

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Image How to display text and exploit numerous formatting options

Image How to enable users to input plain text, rich text, and passwords

You’ve seen TextBlock a number of times in this book, but it’s not the only text control available. It also is a much richer control than most people expect. This hour covers the two “blocks”—TextBlock and RichTextBlock—designed for displaying text, and the analogous two “boxes”—TextBox and RichEditBox—designed for displaying and editing text. It also examines the special-purpose ...

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