I have created a windows form using visual studio design, that is simply drag n drop component into the form from Toolbox. Is it possible to import it into Blend and change its appearence using Blend?

I opened the project from Blend but ony the code appears not the form itself.

Thanks in advance!


No - winforms applications are not WPF applications.

Blends knows XAML, the markup language of WPF applications - it has no understanding of winforms.

If you want to work with both Blend and Visual Studio in one project, use WPF.

  • The transition from win forms to WPF is it easy or I have to rewrite my code from scratch? – Novemberland May 16 '13 at 15:20
  • @Novemberland - You can use a very similar style, but then you are not doing WPF "properly". To do it "properly" takes time, but for a simple application you can "do winforms in WPF". – Oded May 16 '13 at 15:30

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