Using data templates
In previous recipes we showed some
Person objects as strings, whether it's the
ToString implementation or some specific property. Text is not the only option. Even with text, we may want to change its properties, such as fonts and colors. WPF provides a powerful way to visualize data using the concept of data templates. In this recipe, we'll see how to create and use such templates.
Make sure Visual Studio is up and running.
How to do it...
We'll create a simple application that shows
Person objects in a more interesting way using data templates.
- Create a new WPF Application named
- Add a new class named
Person, with an
Nameproperties, similar to the previous recipe.