Use the Visual Studio Eyedropper tool to select colors for XAML elements from any visible portion of an application window.
- [Instructor] Before I show you the eyedropper tool,…let me make the property window…a little bit taller and easier to see.…Do to that, I'll grab the property window…and drag it with my mouse, that makes it a floating window.…Then I'll drag it back over here…and move it down near the bottom of the screen…where the tabs are for the solution explorer,…like that and then let go.…And that makes it an extra tab down here.…Now it's full height.…Now I open the brush section,…and I can see more of the property window.…This is the eyedropper.…It works like eyedroppers in other tools.…
You select it, and then you go over to your interface…and the point of the eyedropper is picking up…whatever color is underneath the eyedropper.…So you can see, I've got a yellow color here…It's selected that yellow color, pick the eyedropper again.…I can go to this picture, scroll around inside the picture…and see the individual pixels in this picture.…Pick one.…Now go to my polygon, and do the same thing.…Pick a brick orange color here.…
- Working with brushes
- Painting properties
- Painting in code
- Working with RGB channels
- Using hexadecimal values
- Setting opacity and transparency
- Editing color in the Visual Studio Color Editor
- Using gradient brushes
- Decorating with tiled brushes
- Adding brushes and colors to resources
- Working with opacity masks
Skill Level Intermediate
Windows Presentation Foundation: 2 Layoutwith Walt Ritscher2h 13m Intermediate
1. Brush and Color Overview
3. The Visual Studio Color Editor
4. The Gradient Brushes
5. The Tiled Brushes
6. Brushes and Colors in Resources
7. Opacity Mask
Examples of opacity patterns6m 47s
Next steps1m 11s
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