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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Adjusting the manifest file

Various pieces of information about the application is stored in the Package.appxmanifest file, located in the main directory of the project. Many settings have default values, but it is beneficial to learn how to adjust them. In this recipe, you will get to know how to configure the application using the Application, Visual Assets, Capabilities, Declarations, Content URIs, and Packaging tabs presented in the visual editor of the manifest file.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you only need the automatically generated project.

How to do it...

To adjust the manifest file, perform the following steps:

  1. Double-click on the Package.appxmanifest file in the project node in the Solution Explorer window to open it in the ...

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