Working in the Expression Blend interface


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Working in the Expression Blend interface

Expression Blend is a premier tool for editing your UI. It contains a powerful visual designer. The designer is so good that the next version of Visual Studio will include the same designer. I'm inside Expression Blend. If you're following along with the Exercise Files you're going to want to open the ExampleSilverlightApp solution. This has a number of files. I would like to add a new file to this project. To do that, I'll go to my File Menu and choose New Item. I'm going to create what's called a Silverlight UserControl and I'm going to call this one ExampleControl.

When I'm done, Expression Blend loads this blank designer. If you look over on the left-hand side of the screen you'll see this Objects and Timeline section, which contains my UserControl and all of my UI. Currently, there's only one element in there called the LayoutRoot. I'm going to change that by going to my Toolbox and adding items. For instance, I can add this Rectangle. Click an...

Working in the Expression Blend interface
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Working in the Expression Blend interface provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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Silverlight Visual Studio
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