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Microsoft® Silverlight® Edition: Programming Windows® Phone 7 by Charles Petzold

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Chapter 10. The App Bar and Controls

You won’t be surprised to learn that Silverlight for Windows Phone supports several standard controls, including a ScrollBar and Slider for selecting from a continuous range of values, a TextBox for entering and editing text, and the common array of buttons, including CheckBox (for on/off options), RadioButton (for a group of mutually-exclusive options), and the basic Button for initiating commands.

At this point, you’re probably more than ready to dive into Silverlight controls, particularly since a couple of the programs in this chapter are actually useful and might even be classified as “real” Windows Phone 7 applications.

But before I discuss the standard controls, I want to explore an alternative to these ...

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