How to Create an Explicit Style in Windows Phone 8 ?

Published on December 8, 2013 by abundantcode

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The developers can utilize the style resources to create styles and use them within the Windows Phone Application. For example , the developers can create a style for the textblock with a key identifier in the app.xaml file and then reuse them in different screens of the application.

How to Create an Explicit Style in Windows Phone 8 ?

To create an explicit style , add the style attribute in the app.xaml file with the key attribute as shown below.

<Application.Resources>
<Style x:Key="NewStyle" TargetType="TextBlock">
  <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="8" />
</Style>
</Application.Resources>

The style for the textblock is given a name with the key attrubute “x:Key=”NewStyle” . To refer to this style for a textblock , use the sample code for the textblock as shown below.

<TextBlock Style="{StaticResource NewStyle}"/>
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