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Silverlight 2 Unleashed by Laurent Bugnion

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Chapter 11 Progressing with Animations

In This Chapter

Animating Elements in Blend

Synchronizing Animations

Reversing a Storyboard

PointAnimation

Starting and Stopping the Animation

Working on the Thumbnails Gallery

In Chapter 3, “Playing with XAML Transforms and Animations,” we learned how to create animations in XAML. Back then, we mentioned that Expression Blend creates a different type of animation, using keyframes. In fact, you can also type a DoubleAnimationUsingKeyFrames by hand in XAML if you want (everything you do in Blend can be done in XAML directly), but it’s not very easy. In such a case, using a tool is a better idea.

Animating Elements in Blend

The main difference in an animation using keyframes is that instead of defining ...

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