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Custom Tiles in WinRT RRS feed

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  • Hi There,

    I'm trying to render a custom tile for my app. I used to do this in Silverlight where I could just create a UserControl and render that as a tile (in a BackgroundTask).

    In the Universal Apps it's impossible to use this.

    I found a C++ sample and a C# equivalent. Both are not working for me:

    C# Version: Tile renders very ugly. I can't read anything that is set on the tile. for example. My app shows the number '9' on the tile and some more info. All I see is 5 times a 9 very blurry.

    C++ version: I call my C++ code from C# by referencing the C++ project. I have a public DoWork() function which contains all the functions needed to render and set the tile. When I call the DoWork() function in C# nothing happens.

    It used to work so pretty in Silverlight, how can I solve this?

    Thanks in advance.

    Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:14 PM

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