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Pro Silverlight 5 in VB by Matthew MacDonald

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The Silverlight Elements

You've already met quite a few of Silverlight's core elements, such as the layout containers in Chapter 3. Some of the more specialized elements, such as the ones used for drawing 2-D graphics, displaying Deep Zoom images, and playing video, won't be covered until later in this book. But this chapter deals with all the basics—fundamental widgets such as buttons, text boxes, lists, and check boxes.

Table 5-1 provides an at-a-glance look at the key elements that Silverlight includes and points you to the chapters of this book where they're described. The list is ordered alphabetically to match the order of elements in the Visual Studio Toolbox.

In Chapter 1, you learned that Silverlight includes some noncore controls ...

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