WPF - Visual C# | Triggers and animations exercise | Property trigger to enhance textbox border on mouse over

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Software ==> WPF - Visual C#  (20 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of WPF
Topic ==> Triggers and animations  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
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Open the window in the above folder, and make it the default one for your application.

Add a property trigger to the style which targets textboxes, such that when the IsMouseOver property of any textbox becomes True, the BorderBrush becomes Red and the BorderThickness property changes to 2.

Start of XAML to set property trigger

A deliberately tantalising and incomplete hint to get you started!


Here's what the result should look like:

Textbox with red border

When you mouse over any textbox, it gets a thick red border. 


Check your application works, then close the window down.

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