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ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions Enum


Defines a set of options for window (app view) switching behaviors.

This enumeration supports a bitwise combination of its member values.

public enum class ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions
/// [System.Flags]
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum class ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions
var value = Windows.UI.ViewManagement.ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions.default
Public Enum ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions

Windows requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)


ConsolidateViews 2

Close the initial window and remove it from the list of recently used apps, and display the window to which the app is switching.

Default 0

Perform the standard animated transition between windows upon switching.

SkipAnimation 1

Immediately transition between windows without animation.


Sample apps that demonstrate ApplicationViewSwitchingOptions include the 360-degree video playback sample and the Multiple views sample.

Applies to

See also