Thank you for your interest in RadControls for WinForms.
The best place to set ApplicationTheme
name is Form_Load
event or after initialize component function.
Be aware that not of all theme are developed for all controls.
For example RadGrid doesn't have a Office2007Black
theme and for black appearance of RadGrid you should use Vista Black or Vista Telerik.
Please read the following thread
that discusses how to change the Form theme with Visual Style Builder.
In conclusion I suggest using RadTitleBar with ShapedForm (see the attached project)
It should be easy to customize the RadTitleBar using the SmartTag->Edit UI elements (see the screenshots) or to change the image via custom theme. I've attached a modified Office2007Black theme for RadTitleBar which sets custom image in the left corner.
Hope this helps.
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