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Introducing Microsoft® Silverlight™ 3, 3rd Edition by Laurence Moroney

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Chapter 13. Styles and Templates in Silverlight

In the last few chapters, you’ve learned about many of the controls that are available in Microsoft Silverlight, including how to write your own controls. The Silverlight controls are designed to have a coherent, rich look and feel out of the box, but you might want to tweak the default appearance of controls to fit your own particular design. Fortunately, Silverlight controls are very easy to customize, and Silverlight offers you powerful styling and templating features that you can use to customize the look of your application.

Understanding Styling

To understand styling, look at a simple case in which you use a button in a Silverlight application. Following is the Extensible Application Markup Language ...

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