Chapter 9. Content Controls

IN THIS CHAPTER

Buttons

Simple Containers

Containers with Headers

No modern presentation framework would be complete without a standard set of controls that enables you to quickly assemble traditional user interfaces. And Windows Presentation Foundation has plenty of such controls included “in the box.” You’ve seen a few of them in previous chapters. This part of the book takes you on a tour of the major built-in controls, highlighting some of what makes each control unique.

The figures in this book show WPF controls under the Aero theme from Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Most WPF controls contain several distinct default appearances, however. That’s because WPF ships with theme DLLs that contain control templates ...

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