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Saving and restoring WPF Window size and position

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF
I have a WPF window.  I want to do a very common thing:  Save the window size and position on close and restore them on open. I tried a C# approach and a XAML approach. I prefer the XAML but I'l take advise on either.  Here's the XAML I've tried: Title ="PVIEW" ResizeMode="CanMinimize" BorderThickness="0" WindowStartupLocation="CenterScreen" WindowStyle="SingleBorderWindow" HorizontalContentAlignment="Stretch" VerticalContentAlignment="Stretch" Loaded="Window_Loaded" Closing="Window_Closing" Closed="Window_Closed" SizeChanged="Window_SizeChanged" Height="{Binding Source={x:Static self:Properties.Settings.Default}, Path=LastWindowHeight, Mode=TwoWay}" Width="{Binding Source={x:Static self:Properties.Settings.Default}, Path=LastWindowWidth, Mode=TwoWay}" Top ="{Binding Source={x:Static self:Properties.Settings.Default}, Path=LastWindowTop, Mode=TwoWay}" Left ="{Binding Source={x:Static self:Properties.Settings.Default}, Path=LastWindowLeft, Mode=TwoWay}"> ... In Settings, I also created four entries, (all doubles) with the same names as the Path names above with all their values set to 0. Then I added this line to Window_Closing:  "Properties . Settings . Default.Save(

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