Maximizing a window with full screen mode


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Maximizing a window with full screen mode

When you create a desktop application, it is common to launch it in full-screen mode. In web applications, however, this is not as easy. Because web apps run inside the browser, it is the browser that is maximized. The solution for the HTML world has been to remove the browser chrome and then ask for a maximum-sized window. Silverlight has a full- screen mode for this purpose. For this demonstration, I will use Visual Studio and a project called UsingFullScreenmode. This is my user interface for my application. I have two text boxes for the users to enter some comments about their vacation stay, and then they can click on this Update profile.

I would like to run this application in full-screen mode, so I've provided two buttons: Go FullScreen and Restore to Normal Screen. Here is what the code looks like. It just takes a single line of code to switch to full-screen mode and a single line of code to switch out of full-screen mode. This is how you would determine if you're in a full-sc...

Maximizing a window with full screen mode
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Maximizing a window with full screen mode provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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