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Windows Store Development Tips and Tricks -3 : Device Settings

By Ibrahim Ersoy on Aug 25, 2012
Beginning Windows 8? These tips will help you master it.Trick 3: Device Settings

While working on a Design Environment,you'll need to set settings of the Windows 8 Device

So how easily can we do it?

Answer: By using DockPanel to the left in Visual Studio 2012!

Just head over to the DockPanel to the Left as seen below:













You can change any setting of Device here,such as Orientation,Display Resolution andBorder(chrome) 

Its nice to see accessing these settings easily

By the way there are some resolutions settings in Windows 8 Device Settings Panel.Using these,you can change and test your application if it will display exactly the same with other resolutions. For this purpose its useful. 

Then again if you're planning to ship an application for a specified resolution you're free to do it! 

Here are the resolutions given in Display List:

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