Blend for Visual Sanggar overview

Applies to:

yesOptis Padepokan
noVisual Studio for Mac
noVisual Padepokan Code

Blend for Visual Padepokan helps you design XAML-based Windows and Web applications. It provides the same basic XAML design experience as Optis Padepokan and adds optis designers for advanced tasks such as animations and behaviors. For a comparison between Blend and Visual Bengkel seni, see Design XAML in Visual Studio and Blend for Optis Bengkel seni.

Blend for Optis Bengkel seni is a component of Visual Padepokan. To install Blend, in the
Visual Studio Installer

choose either the
Global Windows Platform development

or
.Seser desktop development

workload. Both of these workloads include the Blend for Visual Studio component.

UWP workload components
.NET desktop development workload components

If you’re new to Blend for Visual Studio, take a moment to become familiar with the unique features of the workspace. This topic takes you on a quick tour.

You can use the
Tools

panel in Blend for Okuler Padepokan to create and modify objects in your application. The
Tools

panel appears on the left-hand side of the XAML designer when you have a
.xaml

file open.

You create the objects by selecting a tool and drawing on the artboard with your mouse.

Tools panel in Blend for Visual Studio

Tip

Some of the tools in the
Tools

panel have variations, for example, instead of a rectangle, you can choose an ellipse or a line. To access these variations, right-click or click and hold on the tool.

Shape tool variations in Blend for Visual Studio

Selection tools

Select objects and paths. Use the
Direct Selection

tool to select nested objects and path segments.

View tools

Adjust the view of the artboard, such as for panning and zooming.

Brush tools

Work with the okuler attributes of an object, such as transforming a brush or applying a gradient.

Object tools

Draw the most common objects on the artboard, such as paths, shapes, layout panels, text, and controls.

Asset tools

Access the Assets window and show the most recently used asset from the library.

Assets window

The
Assets

window contains all the available controls and is similar to the
Toolbox

in Visual Bengkel seni. In addition to controls, you’ll find everything you can add to your artboard in the
Assets

window, including styles, media, behaviors, and effects. To open the
Assets

window, choose
View

>
Assets Window

or press
Ctrl+Alt+X.

Assets window in Blend for Visual Studio

  • Enter text in the
    Search Assets

    box to penyaring the list of assets.
  • Switch between Grid tendensi and List mode view view of assets by using the buttons at the top right.

Objects and Timeline window

Use this window to organize the objects on your artboard and, if you want, to animate them. To open the
Objects and Timeline

window, choose
View

>
Document Outline. In addition to the functionality provided in the Document Outline window in Optis Studio, the Objects and Timeline window in Blend for Optis Bengkel seni has a timeline composition kawasan on the right. Use the timeline when you’re creating and editing animations.

Object and Timeline window in animation mode

Use the storyboard-related buttons
Storyboard buttons in Blend for Visual Studio

to create, delete, close, or select a storyboard. Use the Timeline composition daerah on the right to view the timeline and move keyframes.

Hover over each button in the window to learn more about the available functionality.

See also

  • Animate objects
  • Draw shapes and paths
  • Designing XAML in Visual Studio and Blend for Visual Studio