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Modern Windows UI in Win32 desktop applications

Bring modern Windows UI to existing Win32, WPF and Windows Forms desktop apps with the option to adopt islands of Windows.UI.Composition and Windows.UI.XAML content incrementally. Allows desktop apps to incrementally adopt UI innovations and creates a bridge to UWP for app UI.

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      • WSLUser commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'd like to see the Windows Console display in a UWP UI vice the win32 we currently have. We got tabs for it thanks to Sets. Now let's make it look even better.

      • Angus McDonald commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am very much looking forward to having some of our apps use XAML to implement FDS on some of their dialogs. Specifically using Acrylic where a dialog is transient and is summoned by activity in another app (e.g. an Office COM Add-in that summons a dialog from another app).

      • Abi Bennet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Bring more modern features to WPF and WinForms. At BUILD 2018 this feature was announced. Please vote and share specific features the community would like the Windows team to build.

      • Tom Servo commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        There's plenty of situations where one would like a modern UI toolkit but not deal with AppContainers/AppX, but preferably the old school executable and a bunch of resource files. Specifically internal applications in an enterprise (e.g. for an internal SCADA solution).

      • WSLUser commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would help bridge the gap between win32 and UWP and make the transition much easier. Please work on this asap!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        UI应该更容易,向人类视觉系统靠拢,降低理解成本,而不是过于抽象
        Modern Windows UI是未来方向
        期望Modern Windows UI支持Win32

      • Yunjia Li commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        支持!我想要开发windows 10上类似os x dock的小工具,通过调用系统api实现亚克力效果!

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