Silverlight 2 Style Resources are a Big Headache

Silverlight 2 forces you to store your styles in the app.xaml for each project.  This confuses Blend when you have a multiple project solution and means you have to duplicate styles across the projects.

Thankfully Silverlight 3 solves this by allowing style to be saved in a separate file.

I’ll soon be working on a big Silverlight 3 project and will get the chance to see if it’s a good system.  However it will still leave some problems.

For example button styles that use a content presenter will not be able to access properties of the items within.  For example making the text change colour or bold on mouse over.

We’ll see how it goes!

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