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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Understanding Quick Cards

When performing a search on the phone, the built-in Search app allows the user to view some results using a detailed view of the result, called a quick card. Quick cards are displayed using a Pivot control, and categories of information are grouped into pivot items. This information may include content such as photos, descriptions, ratings, reviews, and some item-specific data, such as price comparisons in the Product card or the duration of a movie in theaters in the Movie card.

In addition, the apps pivot item is a springboard for launching apps that have nominated themselves as applicable to the category of the search result.

Figure 31.1 shows the user path to launching an app from a search result listing. When the ...

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