Category Archives: Windows 10

How to display icons in Appbar’s secondary menu

By default the secondary menu from an AppBar does not display a icon. However, it’s pretty trivial to change. Then in the AppBarButtonStyle1 change the overflow, here is very quick hack to prove the point; and that gives you Obviously … Continue reading

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How to debug Continuum?

Developing for Continuum poses an initially thorny question, “my phone is plugged into the dock, how can I also plug it into my PC to debug?”. My recommendation is to get yourself a Miracast device and use Continuum’s wireless connection … Continue reading

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Should I buy into Continuum?

The upcoming release of Windows 10 Mobile promises the innovation of Continuum.  The idea is simple. With a device, such as the Lumia 950, you have the power of a PC in a tiny package so why not use it … Continue reading

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Element to support changing focus in MVVM

The other day I moaned that setting focus to a control in an MVVM environment felt like a painful disconnect. There are probably a dozen ways to resolve this issue, but I thought I’d try to use a method that … Continue reading

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Read and Edit OpenXml Docs (Word, Excel, etc.) in Windows 10 with c#

It is often useful to be able examine and edit Microsoft Office Documents in your own applications. Office Documents have being using the OpenXml format for some time now, in this post I’ll demonstrate how you can read and manipulate … Continue reading

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