Creating Button in XAML in WPF and Windows Store App

Published on July 24, 2015 by abundantcode

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Below is a sample Xaml code that is used to create a button in WPF and Windows Store App.

<Button xmlns="" Content="Abundantcode Button"/>

The Button can also be created in the code behind of your Xaml page in C# . You would generally see the difference in the namespace based on the UI framework.

For example , if you want to create a button in C# in your WPF application , you would use the System.Windows.Controls namespace as shown below.

System.Windows.Controls.Button btn1 = new System.Windows.Controls.Button();
btn1.Content = "Abundantcode Button";

If you are using the Windows Store or Windows Phone App , you can use the button class that is defined in the namespace Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.

Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.Button btn1 = new Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.Button();
btn1.Content = "Abundantcode Button";
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