ComboBox

The ComboBox control, shown in Figure 10.4 from the following XAML, enables users to select one item from a list:

<ComboBox>  <ComboBoxItem>Small</ComboBoxItem>  <ComboBoxItem>Medium</ComboBoxItem>  <ComboBoxItem>Large</ComboBoxItem></ComboBox>

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FIGURE 10.4 The ComboBox fits the selection of an item into a small space.

ComboBox is a popular control because it doesn’t occupy much space. It displays the current selection in a selection box, with the rest of the list shown on demand in a drop-down. The drop-down can be opened and closed by tapping the control or by pressing Alt+up arrow, Alt+down arrow, or ...

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