having trouble changing the style of the tab control

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  1. James
    James avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    Feb 2009

    Posted 11 Feb 2009 Link to this post

    Hi all

    Im currently trying to change the style of the tabs however, im really having trouble to do this. Im really new to these products and blend itself and would like to know how to go about creating a style such as the white on blue tabs in the following link:


    I would be most appreciative if someone could help me out, or point me in the direction of a decent tutorial on the matter.

    Best regards

  2. Bobi
    Bobi avatar
    513 posts

    Posted 13 Feb 2009 Link to this post

    Hello James,

    Thank you for the good question.

    If you want to change the header style of the tabs  you can use the ItemContainerStyle property and set some style to the header tabs. Take a look at this example :

    In this example you can see how to set custom content in the headers. Below is another example:

                    <!--The style that will be applied to all the items--> 
                    <Style TargetType="navigation:RadTabItem">  
                        <!--Setting the template for the headers.--> 
                        <Setter Property="HeaderTemplate">  
                                    <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">  
                                        <Rectangle Fill="Green" Height="50" Width="100" /> 

    I hope this answers your question.

    Best wishes,
    the Telerik team

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