Using LEADTOOLS Viewer Controls in Expression Blend for WinRT (Windows Store)

The LEADTOOLS Viewer Controls provided by the Leadtools.Controls assembly can be added to the Expression Blend toolbox. To add the LEADTOOLS controls to the Expression Blend toolbox, follow these steps:

  1. Start Expression Blend, and either open an existing Windows Store application project or create a new one using one of the Windows Store project templates.
  2. In the Projects window, expand the files for your project.
  3. Right click on References for your project, and select Add Reference... from the context menu.
  4. Browse to the location of the LEADTOOLS DLLs and WINMD files and select the following files:

    • Leadtools.Controls.dll
    • Leadtools.Kernel.winmd
    • Leadtools.winmd
    • Leadtools.Converters.winmd

Once you have added the LEADTOOLS Viewer Controls to the Expression Blend toolbox, you can then use them in your application.

Click on the Assets icon in the Expression Blend toolbox, and then type ImageViewer in the search box. The LEADTOOLS viewer controls that are now available to your application will be listed.

NOTE: If you application needs to use LEADTOOLS file format support, image processing support, etc., these references must be added as well. For example, to support loading PNG files, you must add:

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