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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tombstone.

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  • Choose the Gothic Wedding and you'll be married by Dracula, who's rolled into the chapel in a coffin, amid the tombstoned setting of a foggy cemetery.

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  • The most important thing to remember about tombstoned applications is the simple fact that the user may

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  • And since reactivating an application really means starting a new instance of the application with some tombstoned information, the page that you land on - in our case page 2, the DetailsPage, is a brand new instance of that page.

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  • You don't need to save these transient objects to disk as long as you expect your application to return from the tombstoned state.

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  • The importance of this dictionary is that it is persisted on your application's behalf by the Windows Phone operating system when your application gets tombstoned.

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  • Your application will return from its tombstoned state and you will see the launching event, and then the DetailsPage (page 2) constructor.

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  • A tombstoned application restores its transient state when it is activated.

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  • One of the finer points of the Windows Phone application model that has received less attention is the case where your application moves into the background and does not get tombstoned.

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  • The point is that you don't have to undo everything in the activated event - you can be lazy - but you must ensure that your application can cope with being reactivated without being tombstoned.

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  • In the current implementation of the Windows Phone operating system, there are two cases where your application will be deactivated but not tombstoned:

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