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Sams Teach Yourself WPF in 24 Hours by Christopher Bennage, Rob Eisenberg

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Chapter 4. Handling Application Layout

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

  • Core layout concepts

  • Panels

  • Attached properties

  • Decorators

  • How to choose the right panel for the job

Deciding how to arrange pieces of an application on the screen can be a daunting task. Additionally, the challenge of this task can be amplified by the technical difficulties of supporting diverse screen resolutions, window size changes, and other real-world layout issues. One of the great advantages of building applications with WPF is that the framework has deep support for intelligently managing these types of situations.

In this hour, we take a look at the layout options available in WPF by digging deeper into the Font Viewer from Hour 3.

Understanding Layout

Before we discuss the ...

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