Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video What is the flip tile?, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
The flip tile is the first tile we're going to look at. …The flip tile can be shown in three sizes. …Let's start with the small size first. The tile displays a background image, and …then also a notification count located as numbers within a circle in the upper …right hand corner of the tile. In the medium or default size, there are …actually two versions of the icon that flip back and forth between the two. …There's the front title, in this case, weather. …And then two background images, one for the front side, and then one for the back.…
The notification count also is displayed in the upper right hand corner as a black …circle with white numbers. And then there's also a special back …title which is used, in this case, as San Francisco, California. …Finally there's also back context text, which you can customize using this property. …The one displayed here says Sunny, and 72. …The last size is the wide. In this case, it uses the same exact …parameters as the previous medium size, but has a few more options that we can …
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