Problems restyling RadMenuItem in Windows 8 theme

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  1. Sam
    Sam avatar
    67 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2011

    Posted 04 Dec 2012 Link to this post

    Hi, I'm currently in the process of trying to restyle RadMenuItem in the Windows 8 theme.

    The existing control templates have some hardcoded settings which can't be overridden easily - namely, FontSize = 12, FontFamily = Segoe UI Semibold. In order to be able to change these settings, I've had to extract the control templates and modify them to use template bindings, which is pretty heavy considering I only wanted to change these two properties!

    Would it be possible for you to update the default RadMenuItem templates to not hardcode these properties on the ContentPresenter for each RadMenuItem template, and instead use TemplateBindings? This would make it much easier to restyle the items as the settings can be styled on the parent RadMenuItem instead.



  2. Rosen Vladimirov
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    640 posts

    Posted 04 Dec 2012 Link to this post

    Hello Sam,

    Thanks for reporting this issue. We are aware of this limitations. In fact we are currently researching for the best solution of this problem. Our team is considering all options to find the best solution for all of our customers. Hopefully it will be ready very soon.

    Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any other suggestions or concerns.

    Rosen Vladimirov
    the Telerik team

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