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XAML Unleashed by Adam Nathan

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ProgressBar

In an ideal world, you would never need to use a ProgressBar in your app. But when faced with long-running operations or having to wait for content to transfer over the network, showing users a ProgressBar helps them realize that progress is indeed being made. Therefore, using a ProgressBar in the right places can dramatically improve usability. Figure 14.1 displays a ProgressBar with its Value set to 40.

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FIGURE 14.1 A ProgressBar showing 40% progress

ProgressBar has a default Minimum of 0 and a default Maximum of 100. It adds only three public properties to what RangeBase already provides:

IsIndeterminate—When this is set to ...

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