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WPF Recipes in C# 2008: A Problem-Solution Approach by Sam Noble, Sam Bourton, Allen Jones

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Chapter 3. Using Standard Controls

WPF makes it relatively easy for the average software developer to create rich and exciting user interfaces that integrate print-quality text, 2D and 3D graphics, animation, and multimedia content. However, for the foreseeable future, most business applications will still require a user interface constructed predominantly from the everyday Windows-style controls that users have become familiar with over the past 15 years.

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For those readers coming from a Windows Forms background, it will help to be able to know which WPF control is equivalent to each of the familiar Windows Forms controls. The .NET Framework documentation summarizes the equivalent controls at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms750559.aspx ...

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