Working With The Slider Control In Universal Window App


  • Visual Studio 2015

Now, let's get started with the following steps:

Step 1 : Create Windows Universal Project.

Open Visual Studio 2015 and click File -> New -> Project option for New Universal app.


Step 2: Give the Project Name,

Afterwards, New Project Window will open. You can select an Installed -> Template -> Visual C# -> Windows -> Universal and select a Blank App (Universal Windows).

Type Project Name Slider control and click OK.  

Blank App

Step 3: Set the platform versions.

Here, we choose the Target Version, Minimum Version for our Universal Windows Application and click OK.


Step 4:
Choose Designer Window.

Now, we go to the Solution Explorer and select MainPage.xaml.

Solution Explore

Step 5:
Design the app.

Drag the Slider Control from the tool box and change the Name to Slider control in the Property Window.


Next, add the Text block from the tool box and change the text property value, which is empty in the Property Window.


Step 6: Add the coding.

Now, we want to bind the Slider control value to the Text Block. Thus, add XAML code, given below, to the Text Block in MainPage.xaml.


  1. Text="{Binding Value, ElementName=SliderControl, Mode=OneWay}"/>  
Step 7: Run the Application.

Now, we are ready to run our project. Thus, click the Local Machine to run the Application.




Now, we can change the TextBox value by moving the slider from left to right.

Conclusion: I hope you understood Slider control in Universal Windows and how to run it.

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