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In a previous post I talked about removing the dependency on StandardStyles.xaml from your Windows 8.1 projects. One of those tips noted that a popular use of the styles in that helper file was the AppBarButton styles and the roughly 200 different glyphs used for AppBarButtons. I thought I’d dig a little deeper quickly on the use of AppBarButton since I received a few pieces of email about it. Typical Scenario – Symbol Icons The AppBarButton class is new in Windows 8.1 and primarily intended for use the CommandBar scenario, providing the UI, behavior and accessibility needs to...
If you’ve created a Windows 8 app using XAML then you’ve likely seen a file in the project called StandardStyles.xaml in the Common folder and merged in with your application. As I’ve seen apps developed I’ve seen people pretty much treat this as a system component and not change it at all. Sometimes that’s good, but mostly it has been bad. There are a lot of apps that I’ve seen that don’t use a lot of the styles in that dictionary, but don’t do anything to trim the file or even remove it if not needed. The file was...