Chapter 16. User Controls and Custom Controls

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Chapter 4, “Introducing WPF’s Controls,” claimed that no modern presentation framework would be complete without a standard set of controls that enable you to quickly assemble traditional user interfaces. I think it’s safe to say that no modern presentation framework would be complete without the ability to create your own reusable controls either. You might want to create a control because your own applications have custom needs, or because there’s money to be made by selling unique controls to other software developers! This chapter is about two WPF mechanisms for writing your own controls: user controls (the easier of the two) ...

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