ContentControl styles and templates

[ 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 ]

This topic describes the styles and templates for the ContentControl control. You can modify these resources and the default ControlTemplate to give the control a unique appearance.

Visual states

The ContentControl default style doesn't define any visual states.

Theme resources

The ContentControl default style doesn't use any theme resources.

For more info on theme resources, including the values that are used for the HighContrast theme, see XAML theme resources reference.

Default style

<!-- Default style for Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.ContentControl -->
<Style TargetType="ContentControl">
    <Setter Property="HorizontalContentAlignment" Value="Left"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalContentAlignment" Value="Top"/>
    <Setter Property="Template">
            <ControlTemplate TargetType="ContentControl">
                <ContentPresenter Content="{TemplateBinding Content}"
                                  ContentTemplate="{TemplateBinding ContentTemplate}"
                                  Margin="{TemplateBinding Padding}"
                                  ContentTransitions="{TemplateBinding ContentTransitions}"
                                  HorizontalAlignment="{TemplateBinding HorizontalContentAlignment}"
                                  VerticalAlignment="{TemplateBinding VerticalContentAlignment}" />