RadDock Hidden Window Text Colour

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  1. Martin
    Martin avatar
    35 posts
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    Jun 2014

    Posted 17 May Link to this post


    I have a Main Form with rad dock and four split panels on it. It all works fine and I'm really happy with the pin, unpin, float and dock prompt. It is a really great control.

    My main form background is very dark grey and the when a panel is hidden the text that appears at the side of the main form is dark blue. I wish to change to white or pale grey. Is there a way to alter the text colour?

    The attached (crude) image may illustrate what I am seeing.

    Many thanks,



  2. Dimitar
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    Posted 18 May Link to this post

    Hello Martin,

    Thank you for writing.

    Please note that the auto-hide tabs are dynamically created. So you can change the color when a window is hidden. For example:
    public RadForm1()
        radDock1.DockStateChanged += RadDock1_DockStateChanged;
    private void RadDock1_DockStateChanged(object sender, Telerik.WinControls.UI.Docking.DockWindowEventArgs e)
        if (e.DockWindow.DockState == Telerik.WinControls.UI.Docking.DockState.AutoHide)
            e.DockWindow.AutoHideTab.ForeColor = Color.Red;

    Please let me know if there is something else I can help you with. 
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  4. Martin
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    35 posts
    Member since:
    Jun 2014

    Posted 18 May in reply to Dimitar Link to this post

    Thanks Dimitar - that is exactly what I was looking for
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