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Paul LabergeWeb Platform AdvisorMicrosoft Canada
In my last post, I gave an overview of the tour. In this post Paul and I will list the frequently asked questions during the tour and provide our answers.
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I've had some time to play around with Expression Design and Expression Web and I've found quite a few idiosyncrasies and annoyances that Microsoft should take a long hard look at. You can read my rough breakdown (of the software) on my blog. The current post is on Expression Design and it's positives and negatives. Expression Web will be dissected tomorrow or Friday.
Great to hear you are playing with Expression Design. I can’t wait to see the samples and illustrations you’ve done using the tools.
Recognizing this is the version 1 of the project, we are here to gather feedback, so I really appreciate your comments. I’ve sent your comments to the product team for them to take a close look. Also feel free to post your problems on http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.expression.graphicdesigner&lang=en&cr=US
Here are some quick responses from my experience:
1. applying effect to customized shapes: I tried to alter the path of a rectangle and then apply blur effect. It worked for me.
2. you can choose an individual object from the layer pallette by expending the layer and then clike on the object. However, you are right that users can only hide or show the entire layer.
One of the first and most common questions I get about Silverlight is "how does Silverlight compare