This section is intended to give you a broad understanding of the possible ways in which you can change the visual appearance of the
RadDatePicker control. There is also comprehensive information about its ControlTemplate. You will need this information if you want to
customize its appearance.
You can modify the look of the RadDatePicker control by either changing some of the resources exposed by the API, or by modifying its
ControlTemplate. In the control template, you are allowed to reorder the template parts and to add your own elements. However, when changing the
control template you should be careful to include all required parts.
Note that when changing the ControlTemplate you should include all required parts. Even if your
code compiles, some of the functionality may be subject to impact due to the omission of the required parts. The required parts are usually marked with the
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