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Using DeepZoom with a WPF Application

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Is it possible to use deepzoom with a wpf/xbap application instead of silverlight, and if not, is there an alternative that will give me the same fluid controls and navigation as DeepZoom?
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by:adler77
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Unfortunately it doesn't look like WPF supports DeepZoom, but you could create a normal SL DeepZoom and host it inside a WebBroswer control in your WPF app.
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If I go this route and use a WebBrowser control can my application still communicate with silverlight so that I can do certain things in my wpf application when the deep zoom is at a specific location.  Or are there any alternatives that can simulate deepzooms functionality that you know of?
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You can call methods back and forth between your WPF app and JS in the WebBrowser control (see near the bottom of this page: http://www.dotnetfunda.com/articles/article840-working-with-webbrowser-in-wpf-.aspx). At the very least, you could call a method and pass basic types (string, int, etc.) back and forth.
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Actually here is an example of someone doing exactly this--using JS as a bridge between Silverlight and the WebBrowser control.

http://forums.silverlight.net/forums/t/22114.aspx
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Thanks, is more than enough information to get me started.  
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