Using content controls
Content controls provide a flexible way of customizing the appearance of a control. The
ContentControl class includes a
Content property, of type object; meaning, it can be anything. A typical example is a
Button inherits from
ContentControl (not directly, but this is unimportant for this discussion). A typical button shows text, an image, or perhaps an image and text. But in fact, it can hold anything, such as a graphic drawing, a video playing, any combination of the above, or anything else. This is the power of
ContentControl. Let's see how this works.
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How to do it...
We'll create several buttons (which are
ContentControls) and show the various ways their ...