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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Adding a checkbox

In the previous recipes, you learned how a user can type text values and passwords within your application. But what about other types of data, such as a confirmation of accepting the rules? In such a case, the CheckBox control can be used, as you will see in this recipe.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you only need the automatically generated project.

How to do it...

To add a checkbox and handle some of its events, perform the following steps:

  1. Place the CheckBox control on the page and adjust its appearance by modifying the content of the MainPage.xaml file as follows:
            <Page (...)> 
                <Grid (...)> 
                    <CheckBox Content="I have read and accepted the rules." IsChecked="True" Foreground="RoyalBlue" FontSize="16" VerticalAlignment="Center" ...

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