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Month: November 2011

WP7 Tips : Adding a Progress Overlay to a Page (Part 2)


In part 1, we saw how to add a progress overlay on top of content on the screen. There may be times where you’d want to show progress but in a less intrusve way. For this, we can use a progress indicator displayed in the System Tray.

The system tray is the portion of the screen that displays phone information, like time and signal strength. An example of the SystemTray isshown below, highlighted in Green.