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cs Windows 10 Version 1703 - April 2017 Update Apr 20, 2017
README.md Windows 10 Version 1703 - May 2017 Update May 4, 2017

README.md

Multiple views sample

Shows how to create multiple windows for a single app.

Note: This sample is part of a large collection of UWP feature samples. If you are unfamiliar with Git and GitHub, you can download the entire collection as a ZIP file, but be sure to unzip everything to access shared dependencies. For more info on working with the ZIP file, the samples collection, and GitHub, see Get the UWP samples from GitHub. For more samples, see the Samples portal on the Windows Dev Center.

Specifically, this sample covers:

  • Creating and showing multiple windows or views of the app. The app has one primary view and can have multiple secondary views.
  • Specifying which view to show when the app is activated.
  • Creating custom animations for switching between views.

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Note For Windows 10 app samples, go to Windows 10 Samples. The samples for Windows 10 can be built and run using Windows developer tools.

Related topics

ApplicationViewSwitcher
ApplicationView
CoreApplication.CreateNewView
MSApp.CreateNewView
Windows app samples

System requirements

Client: Windows 10

Server: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview

Phone: Windows 10

Build the sample

  1. If you download the samples ZIP, be sure to unzip the entire archive, not just the folder with the sample you want to build.
  2. Start Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and select File > Open > Project/Solution.
  3. Starting in the folder where you unzipped the samples, go to the Samples subfolder, then the subfolder for this specific sample, then the subfolder for your preferred language (C++, C#, or JavaScript). Double-click the Visual Studio Solution (.sln) file.
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+B, or select Build > Build Solution.

Run the sample

The next steps depend on whether you just want to deploy the sample or you want to both deploy and run it.

Deploying the sample

  • Select Build > Deploy Solution.

Deploying and running the sample

  • To debug the sample and then run it, press F5 or select Debug > Start Debugging. To run the sample without debugging, press Ctrl+F5 or select Debug > Start Without Debugging.