In addition to the standard methods of user interface customization through property settings and code writing, the Telerik RadControls for WinForms suite includes an innovative Visual Style Builder for easy, point-and-click customization of skins and themes for the RadControlsfor WinForms suite. This tool, which runs as a stand alone utility, gives designers and developers alike a flexible way for building stylesheets for completely codeless customization of control appearance and behavior.
The Visual Style Builder gives you the freedom to reuse your work by letting you create new themes, tweak existing themes, and save themes. It features a Style Repository
, which saves your styles and enablesyou to reuse them on other controls, an industry first! Suppose you have developed a custom theme for RadTabStrip
that has particular colors, fonts, mouseover behavior, and so on. By saving these settings into an XML theme file, you can then reuse them onto every control in your application, which frees you from the repetitive work of recreating styles for multiple controls. Read more