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Category Archives: Silverlight

How To Give a Silverlight 2 Gadget a Transparent Background

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Warning: This is a poor solution if your gadget has any level of dragging interaction in it. The "windowless=true" step will

Tips for Creating a Silverlight 2 Gadget for Vista

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First, glance over at Chris Szurgot's post on creating a Silverlight Gadget. It really is as easy as he says it is. Just

Updated Silverlight Color Picker Gadget

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I've finally updated my Silverlight color picker and it was none too soon, if you ask me. I've been missing this thing ever

Getting a MouseLeftButtonDown or MouseLeftButtonUp Event From Your TextBox

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One of the nifty little tricks I got working in my attempt to update my Silverlight Color Picker was that I wanted to have

Swapping Content In the Code Behind in Silverlight

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I fought with this for a while today, so I thought I would toss it up as a solution. I was trying to create a transition

Color Picker In Action (In The Silverlight Particle Project)

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Just for fun, I took my color picker and plugged into Robby Ingebretsen’s Silverlight Particle Generator. I had to make

Using a Color Picker Silverlight Control

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UPDATED (12/05/08): Updated Color Picker Utility UPDATED (09/29/08): I added an event to my user control. You can now use

Silverlight Color Picker

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UPDATE (12/05/08): Updated Color Picker Utility UPDATE: I've posted links to all my code here. I apologize, but I

Create a Zooming Button Style In Silverlight Without Code

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Download code for this sample (updated for RCW) I was reading Mike Snow's blog and he had a recent Silverlight tutorial on

Styling a Silverlight ScrollViewer (to Look Like a Mac ScrollViewer)

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Mac Scroller Project Files Updated for RCW Just because we're working in Microsoft technologies doesn't mean we can't throw