By Robert Lair
Welcome to starting Silverlight 2: From amateur to expert. This ebook will supply you
with an creation to Silverlight: what it's, what it skill to you as a developer, and the way to
begin constructing Silverlight-enabled purposes. You’ll not just examine the positive aspects of the
Silverlight improvement surroundings, but in addition paintings via many hands-on examples that
demonstrate precisely easy methods to use these gains to create wealthy net purposes (RIAs).
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Note that these properties are base zero, so the top-left cell it is row 0 and column 0. Figure 3-12 illustrates the row and column locations for the grid. 47 48 CHAPTER 3 ■ LAYOUT MANAGEMENT IN SILVERLIGHT Figure 3-12. Row and column grid cell locations in the Grid control layout For most developers, the Grid control will most likely be the layout option of choice, due to its flexibility. At the same time, the Grid control is significantly more complex than the others, as you’ll see in the following exercises.
However, in the event that you want more control of the positioning of items in your application, without needing to resort to the absolute positioning used by the Canvas control, the Grid control may be just the layout option you need. The Grid Control The Grid control provides more fine-tuned layout in Silverlight applications. As a comparison, you can think of using the Grid layout control as similar to using table elements to position items in HTML, only more flexible. With the Grid control, you can define rows and columns, thus creating grid cells, and then add objects to individual cells in the grid or to multiple cells, by using spanning.