Custom Look on the Chat Control

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  1. Vuyiswa
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    206 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2010

    Posted 26 Nov 2018 Link to this post

     Good Day All

    Can someone tell me if its possible to customize the look and feel of the Chat control like as whatsup do. There is a Voice Note and also Emoji button on the left as depicted in the attached image 

  2. Collin
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    Member since:
    Feb 2019

    Posted 11 Feb in reply to Vuyiswa Link to this post

    @Vuyiswa 

    Any luck in solving this issue? I am trying to do something similar. The documentation is sparse in this area. 

  3. Lance | Technical Support Engineer, Principal
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    Lance | Technical Support Engineer, Principal avatar
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    Posted 11 Feb Link to this post

    Hi Collin,

    You would need to override the ControlTemplate. You can see some other suggestions in the official feedback portal item here: Chat: Expose Input Area Template.

    I
    n my comment's GitHub link, you could add items around the ChatEntry control in the ControlTemplate, but not edit the ChatEnty control itself (other than inherited features from Entry).

    This will probably get you close to what you're looking for you, however, that's as far down as you can go for the overall template at this time.

    Here's a screenshot to help guide you:



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    Lance | Technical Support Engineer, Principal
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