July 11, 2006

WPF Document Features

WPF provides various features that enable you to create rich, document-based content.

Document Types

  1. Fixed documents, enable a precise presentation, independent of the display or printer hardware
  2. Flow documents dynamically adjust their content based on variables such as window size.

Document Controls and Text Layout

Following are controls for displaying of document content and text:
  • DocumentViewer displays fixed document content in read-only mode.
  • FlowDocumentReader enables you to switch between several viewing modes.
  • FlowDocumentPageViewer shows content a page at a time.
  • FlowDocumentScrollViewer shows content in a scrolling mode.
  • TextBlock displays small amounts of text.