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Introduction Microsoft Expression Blend makes it easy launch animations. It is easy to launch animations with a few clicks… But sometimes, you need to launch animations from within your code – for example, to launch an animation after performing calculations. This article will show you how to play an animation from within your code. Background If you’re doing a SketchFlow application, you can right-click the control you want to launch the animation, select Play SketchFlow Animation, and select the animation you want to trigger. If you’re not doing a SketchFlow application, you can drag a ControlStoryboardAnimation from the Assets pane unto the control you want to trigger the animation. From the Properties pane, you can then select what Storyboard you want to launch, and what event (EventName) you want to launch the animation: But when you want to use code to launch an animation, you need to take a few…