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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 11

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Creating and Using Custom Controls

The built-in Silverlight controls that you’ve seen so far include labels, text boxes, autocomplete boxes, and data grids. But if you can’t find a control that suits your needs, there’s no need to worry. When you’re building Rich Client applications, you can customize the way that users enter and view data by using custom Silverlight controls. This opens up many extra ways for you to display your data. You can build your own Silverlight custom controls or use controls that other people have developed. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to

  • Display data using custom controls
  • Bind screen data to custom ...

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