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Display AppBar on top of a WebView Control

Posted by Mahesh Chand Blogs | Windows Store Apps Dec 13, 2012
How to display AppBar or Charms on top of a WebView Control in Windows Store App.

A WebView control in Windows Store app is used to display HTML content such as a URL. If you use a WebView control in your application, you will see your AppBar or Charms are hidden behind the WebView control.

This is because a WebView control is not really a XAML element and does not have same events and rendering process as other XAML controls.

To overcome this problem, Microsoft recommends to use a WebViewBrush.

Here is a good blog on the same:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/priozersk/archive/2012/08/13/how-to-display-charms-on-a-top-of-the-webview.aspx

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