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WPF TextBlock vs Label, what's the diff?

2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF - #842 – The Differences Between Label and TextBlock

You can use either Label or TextBlock elements to display text in an application.

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The two elements appear to behave similarly, but there are a few differences:

  • Label...
  • TextBlock....

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I love Sean's 2,000 Things You Should Know About WPF posts. "WPF? Isn't that dead?" No, not even. Mature, maybe, but hell so am I and I'm not dead (well, at least I like to think so... ;)

Anyway... I was asked this the other day and I gave a pretty lame answer. Now I can actually sound like I know something! I know, imagine that!

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