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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Identifying Controls Not Supported or Absent in Windows Phone

Some controls that are present in the Windows Phone SDK are not shown in the Visual Studio Toolbox or are not recommended for use due to platform differences or design constraints. These platform differences are mostly related to the phone’s touch driven UI and reduced display size.

In addition, the following Silverlight controls do not exist in the Windows Phone FCL:

Image DataGrid

Image DatePicker (present in the Windows Phone Toolkit)

OpenFileDialog

SaveFileDialog

Label

GridSplitter

TabControl ...

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