Image overlay (album) template
Language: HTML | XAML

Image overlay (album) template (XAML)

[ This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation ]

Use this item template with a GridView to display a collection using an image with a text overlay.

Image grid with overlay

This example shows the image gallery DataTemplate and a GridView that uses the template.

<DataTemplate x:Key="ImageOverlayAlbumDataTemplate">
    <Grid Background="#FF939598" Height="130" Width="130">
        <Image Source="/SampleImage.png"  Stretch="UniformToFill"/>                        
        <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical" Background="#CC000000" Height="50" VerticalAlignment="Bottom">
            <TextBlock Text="Ay Lorem Ipsum" Margin="10,3,0,0" Width="120" Height="20" 
                       TextTrimming="WordEllipsis" HorizontalAlignment="Left"/>
            <TextBlock Text="Dolor sit amet" Margin="10,0,0,10" Width="120" Height="20" 
                       TextTrimming="WordEllipsis" HorizontalAlignment="Left"/>

<GridView x:Name="ImageOverlayAlbumGrid" CanReorderItems="True" CanDragItems="True" 
          ItemTemplate="{StaticResource ImageOverlayAlbumDataTemplate}" >
            <ItemsWrapGrid MaximumRowsOrColumns="3"/>                      



© 2017 Microsoft