This section is intended to give you a broad understanding of the possible ways to change the visual appearance of the RadDateTimePicker control. There is also comprehensive information about its ControlTemplates. You will need this information if you want to customize their appearance.
To learn how to change the control's theme, please read the common Theming topic.
|To learn how to style Silverlight RadControls read the common topics about Styling and Appearance. If you are new to the controls they will give you a basic knowledge about it.|
You can modify the look of the RadDateTimePicker control either by changing some of the resources exposed by the API, or by modifying their ControlTemplates. In the control template you are allowed to reorder the template parts and add your own elements. However, when changing the ControlTemplate 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 prefix "PART_".
Take a look at the following topics to learn more: