Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video The flip tile template, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
The flip tile has a number of elements that you can customize for your specific application. …This video will give an overview of them, and define the terms and properties that …you can modify for your own flip tiles. Let's start with a small version of the tile. …The small tile has a background image called Small Background Image. …It requires an image reference you'll define using a URI in your code. …In addition, you can display a number to indicate number of notifications or other …numeric data. This is provided using a count parameter. …The design of these are not customizable, but will display as white text on a black …background in the upper right-hand corner of the tile.…
The medium icon size adds a number of new parameters to your flip tile. …First, you can display an image in the tile, using a URI set to the property …background image. In the lower left corner, you can also …display the title of your title, by assigning a string to the property, Title. …Just like the small version, a notification count can be displayed in …
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