Semantic Zoom with Silverlight 5 Pivotviewer: Listing 5

Detailed PivotViewer item template.

 <pivot:PivotViewer x:Name="pViewer" >
   <pivot:PivotViewer.ItemTemplates >
     <pivot:PivotViewerItemTemplate MaxWidth="300" >
       <Border Width="300" Height="300" 
        Background="{Binding StaffName, 
        Converter={StaticResource staffConv}}" >
         <TextBlock Text="{Binding SizeOfParty}" 
          FontSize="90"
          FontWeight="Bold"
          Foreground="White"
          HorizontalAlignment="Center" 
          VerticalAlignment="Center" / >
       </Border >
     </pivot:PivotViewerItemTemplate >
     <pivot:PivotViewerItemTemplate >
       <Grid Width="800" Height="800" Background="LightGray" >
         <Grid.ColumnDefinitions >
           <ColumnDefinition Width="200"/ >
           <ColumnDefinition Width="*"/ >
         </Grid.ColumnDefinitions >
           <Rectangle Fill="{Binding StaffName, 
          Converter={StaticResource staffConv}}"/ >
         <TextBlock Text="{Binding StaffName}" FontSize="100"
          FontWeight="Bold"
          Grid.Column="1"
          HorizontalAlignment="Center" 
          VerticalAlignment="Center" / >
         <TextBlock Text="{Binding TimeSeated}"
          FontSize="40"
          Margin="0,0,0,30"
          Grid.Column="1"
          VerticalAlignment="Bottom"
          HorizontalAlignment="Center"/ >
       </Grid >
     </pivot:PivotViewerItemTemplate >
   </pivot:PivotViewer.ItemTemplates >
   <pivot:PivotViewer.PivotProperties >
... removed for brevity
   </pivot:PivotViewer.PivotProperties >
 </pivot:PivotViewer >

About the Author

Tony Champion is a software architect with more than 16 years of experience developing with Microsoft technologies. As the president and lead software architect of Champion DS, he remains active in the latest trends and technologies, creating custom solutions on Microsoft platforms. Tony is also a Silverlight MVP. He is currently authoring his first book on Windows 8 and is an active speaker and blogger.

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