The listbox control is used for displaying a list of things in Silverlight and
WPF. In this article we will learn how to add items to a listbox in Expression
Blend and how we can modify the data in a Listbox. It is very simple and really fun
to deal with. With a listbox you can enter new items, select items, and click
items as well.
Follow the following Steps :
Step 1 : Open the asset library in the following way.
Step 2 : The search field will be displayed; type listbox: in
Step 3 : Now after you select the Listbox tool from the asset library, the
Listbox icon appears in the tool menu. Double click the icon.
Step 4 : A listbox will be inserted as a Plain control on the artboard this
plainness vanishes when you start adding items to the Listbox. You can resize
and arrange the Listbox anywhere in the artboard.
double-clicking on the listbox in the
object tree. When you double click on the listbox in the object tree,will appear around it like this.
The yellow outline indicates that this element will be the default location
for inserted elements. So, let's start inserting items to the listbox.
Step 6 : Now here we start with adding items to our listbox, for this launch
the Asset Library and type listboxitem in the search field. It appears like this.
Step 7 : After selecting the listboxitem from the asset library, the icon
shown below is added to the tool menu. Now double click the icon and just like
before with the listbox, select the listbox item to make it the active control. Just like the listbox, a yellow line appears in listboxitem too.
Step 8 : Now Double click on the ListBoxItem icon in your toolbox and you'll
notice that your listbox now displays an item.
In order to add more items, keep double-clicking on the ListBoxItem icon to
insert more items into the listbox and in the object tree as well.
There are two ways of making changes to the listboxitem; the first is by clicking
the listboxitem and typing the text there itself. The second is by selecting the
listboxitem and modifying the properties from the property menu. This menu looks
Listbox is a container control and can be used to add other elements as well.
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