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Customization of TabStrip/TabItems in TabControlAdv

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103547 May 10,2012 09:20 AM May 24,2012 08:40 AM Silverlight 2
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Andreas Kostian
Asked On May 10, 2012 09:20 AM

Hello,

we use the TabControlAdv in a silverlight application. Now we are looking to customize the appearance of the tabstrip and/or the tabitems. We would like to have a different color for the tabitem.

If I change the TabItem.Background property, it only affects the area where the header (text) is located. Is there a way to customize the color of the tabitem or the tabstrip? Best would be a gradient brush.

Furthermore I found out, that there are two ways to use Visual Styles for the TabControl. One is to the the TabVisualStyle Property: TabCtrl.TabVisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Tools.Controls.TabVisualStyle.ExcelSilver

But afterwards the TabStrip is not displayed properly, because the height is not sufficient anymore. Is there a way to modify the height?

The other one I took from the example included in Essential Studio:
SkinManager.SetVisualStyle(TabCtrl,Syncfusion.Windows.Controls.Theming.VisualStyle.Office2010Blue)

But this one always leads to an exception. Is there any setting I forgot?
In the example there is a sample browser layout. Is this necessary?

Best regards,

Andreas Kostian



Andreas Kostian
Replied On May 21, 2012 03:30 AM

Hello!

Can anyone of the support team help me with this issue?

Andreas

Muthalagu M [Syncfusion]
Replied On May 24, 2012 08:40 AM

Hi Andreas,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.

We are able to reproduce this issue and we have logged as an issue report.

The same query is posted in DirectTrac also.Please follow up with incident 94755 for further updates.

Please let us know in case of any queries.

Regards,

Muthalagu


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