Create a Theme XML

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  1. Arul S V
    Arul S V avatar
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    Mar 2010

    Posted 22 Jun 2010 Link to this post

    Telerik Team:

    How to create a single custom xml theme file for the following

    1. Desert
    2. Office 2010
    3. Vista

    Note: Now themes are creating a seperate xml file for an each controls.

    I want all the controls theme in the single xml file. I am using "RadControls for WinForms Q1 2010 SP2".

    Reply asp. Very urgent.

  2. Robert
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    Jun 2009

    Posted 22 Jun 2010 Link to this post

    Hello Arul S V,

    The latest version of Visual Style Builder actually includes an option that allows you to save several XML files as a single package (see attached screenshot). Once doing so, you can easily load this package into you application using the ThemeResolutionService.

    ThemeResolutionService.ApplicationThemeName = "Desert"

    - Robert
  3. Arul S V
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    Mar 2010

    Posted 23 Jun 2010 Link to this post

    Thanks for your reply.

    Customer wants in the xml file format. Where they can edit the theme without VSB.

    Any way i wrote a piece of code which will be converting all my xml theme files into a single xml theme file.






    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <XmlTheme xmlns:xsi="" ThemeName="AliasDesert" ThemeVersion="2.0"> 

     <XmlStyleBuilderRegistration> RadTextBox
     <XmlStyleBuilderRegistration> RadButton








    PRITESH avatar
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    Jul 2010

    Posted 03 Jul 2010 Link to this post

    What is the best event on the form to place these calls to set the themes?
  5. Vassil Petev
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    Posted 05 Jul 2010 Link to this post


    Please, review the provided documentation for the answers to your questions. The online version can be located here: Visual Style Builder Overview

    Best wishes,
    the Telerik team
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