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Flow Content Elements Sample

This sample how to use the FlowDocument element to host and display flow content elements. Several of the available flow content elements are demonstrated here, including:

When the sample is run, a FlowDocumentPageViewer is automatically used to render the contents of the FlowDocument.

This sample demonstrates a specific feature of the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and, consequently, does not follow application development best practices. For comprehensive coverage of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft .NET Framework application development best practices, refer to the following as appropriate:

Accessibility - Accessibility Best Practices

Security - Windows Presentation Foundation Security

Localization - WPF Globalization and Localization Overview

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To build the document as a container:

  • Install the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and open its build environment command window. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, Microsoft Windows SDK, and then click CMD Shell.

  • Download the sample, usually from the software development kit (SDK) documentation, to your hard disk drive.

  • To build the sample from the build environment command window, go to the source directory of the sample. At the command prompt, type MSBUILD.

  • To build the sample within Microsoft Visual Studio, load the solution or project file of the sample and select Build | Build Solution from the menu.