Image overlay (gallery folder) template (XAML)

[ This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation ]

Use this item template with a GridView to display a collection of image gallery folders with a text overlay.

This example shows the image gallery DataTemplate and a GridView that uses the template.

<DataTemplate x:Key="ImageOverlayGalleryFolderDataTemplate">
    <Grid Background="#FF939598" Height="130" Width="190">
        <Image Source="/SampleImage.png"  Stretch="UniformToFill"/>                        
        <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical" Background="#CC000000" Height="30" VerticalAlignment="Bottom">
            <TextBlock Text="Ay lorem ipsum dolor sit" 
                       Margin="10,3,0,0" Width="186" Height="20" 
                       TextTrimming="WordEllipsis" HorizontalAlignment="Left"/>                        
<GridView x:Name="ImageOverlayGalleryFolderGrid" 
          CanReorderItems="True" CanDragItems="True" 
          ItemTemplate="{StaticResource ImageOverlayGalleryFolderDataTemplate}" >
            <ItemsWrapGrid MaximumRowsOrColumns="3"/>