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Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed by Alessandro Del Sole

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Manipulating Documents

One of the most important requirements in modern applications is the ability to manage documents. WPF offers the System.Windows.Documents namespace that exposes objects that enable creating flexible and dynamic documents that can adapt their layout dynamically to the user interface. These kinds of documents take advantage of the Clear Type™ technology and are hosted inside FlowDocument objects. A FlowDocument is composed of Paragraph objects where you can place and format your text. Paragraphs are powerful because they enable adding figures, bulleted lists, fully functional hyperlinks, and text formatting. To present and browse a flow document, you need to add a FlowDocumentReader control to the user interface. Flexibility ...

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