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Since you are new to the RadControls for WinForms I would suggest you familiarize yourself with how the controls are structured and how they work. You can find information on this topic in our product documentation
All controls are build of different elements. In the case of RadButton, there is a main RadButtonElement and it contains a FillPrimitive, BorderPrimitive, TextPrimitive and an ImagePrimitive. To apply a shape to a button, the best approach is to apply a shape to the main element. The main purpose of the controls is to transfer events and properties of the elements to be used in the VS designer. You can try using this line of code which would make the button with an oval shape along with it's border and fill:
Another way to change the look of a control is through our theming mechanism. This is also the recommended way of style the RadControls for WinForms. To learn more about styling you can read the help article on - Visual Style Builder
. In the article you will also find links to tutorial videos on how the style a control.
I hope this will be useful for you. If you have further questions do not hesitate to ask.
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