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

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Jot and Application Settings

The Jot program I’ll be discussing next is one of three programs in this chapter that you might find useful on the phone in daily life. The idea for it arose out of the QuickNotes program described later in this chapter. QuickNotes is basically a big TextBox control but it retains the contents of this TextBox in isolated storage. Every time you open the program, you get the same text you left in there the last time you used the program. You can add text and delete text. It’s good for taking quick notes (as the program name suggests) because you don’t have to load or save any files. That’s all done automatically.

But I’ll discuss QuickNotes in more detail at the end of this chapter. For now, the Jot program is similar ...

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