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Projects panel (XAML)

The Projects panel helps you perform the following tasks:

  • View all files associated with the currently open project.

  • Open your project files for editing.

  • Manage your project files.

  • Copy and paste files and folders directly into your project.

  • Add new items, including project references.



The Projects panel as it appears when working on a C# based Windows Store app built using XAML

Projects panel
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Search box   Filter the list of project files by typing text in the Search box.

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References   Contains project references files such as DLL files.

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Assets   Contains project assets. Also includes pre-defined image assets for use in your app.

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You can copy and then paste assets directly into the Assets folder.

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Common   Contains common classes and XAML styles that simplify Windows Store application development. Also includes converter files that help you convert data types.

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Properties   Contains general assembly information.

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TemporaryKey.pfx   A temporary ClickOnce application key is automatically generated for each new application. All ClickOnce manifests must be digitally signed by a certificate. If you don't have a certificate, Blend will create one for you.

For more information on ClickOnce deployment, see ClickOnce Deployment Overview.

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LayoutAwarePage   The LayoutAwarePage class provides the following:

  • GoBack, GoForward, and GoHome methods

  • Application view state to visual state mapping

  • Mouse and keyboard shortcuts for navigation

  • Default view model

  • State management for navigation and process life management

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StandardStyles   A resource dictionary that contains the recommended Windows Store styles.

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DataModel   Contains sample data for use during your app development.

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App.xaml   Declares shared resources and handles global application-level events. App.xaml is required to display the user interface.

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Package.appxmanifest   Contains metadata that describes your app, including display name, logos, app description, declarations, capabilities and deployment packaging.

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