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Device panel (XAML)

The Device panel includes settings to help you simulate the various views for your app at run time.



The Device panel

Device panel
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Display   Preview different display sizes and resolutions for the app.

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Orientation   Preview different orientations for the app: Landscape or Portrait.

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Edge   Preview different edge alignments for your app: Both, Left, Right, or None.

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High Contrast   Preview the app based on the selected contrast setting. This setting, when set to a value other than Default, will override the RequestedTheme property set in App.xaml.

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Override scaling   Preview the app based on an increased display scale. If the display scale is 100%, selecting Override scaling will simulate a display scale of 140%. If the display scale is 140%, the simulated scale is 180%.

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Theme   Preview the app based on the selected theme.

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Minimum width   Previews your app based on the minimum width setting. The minimum width can be changed in App.xaml.

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Show chrome   Select or clear the Show chrome check box to turn the simulated tablet frame around your app in the Design view on or off.

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Clip to display   Select or clear the Clip to display check box to either clip the entire document or show the document display.

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Deploy target   Select the target device where your app will be deployed when it builds.

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