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Skinning user Controls

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96518 Sep 17,2010 01:34 PM UTC Sep 29,2010 03:58 AM UTC WPF 4
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Andre van Staden
Asked On September 17, 2010 01:34 PM UTC


This question was previously addressed but the sample application no longer exist.

I have added


to the UserControl.Resources section of the XAML but with no effect.

What else do I need to do to get my UserControl to skin with the rest of the application.


Mageshyadav M [Syncfusion]
Replied On September 22, 2010 01:40 PM UTC

Hi Andre,

For we have changed the entire Skin Manager logic. So you cannot use the SkinManager.xaml no more. Instead to apply skin to your UserControl content, you can merge the particular Theme dictionary as follows,

1) Blend Theme :


2) Office2003 Theme :


3) Office2007Black Theme :


4) Office2007Silver Theme :


5) Office2007Blue Theme :


6) Default Theme :


7) ShinyRed Theme :


8) ShinyBlue Theme :


9) SyncOrange Theme :


Also you can use our VisualStyle property to set the respective visualstyles.


Andre van Staden
Replied On September 28, 2010 05:56 AM UTC


Andre van Staden
Replied On September 28, 2010 05:56 AM UTC


Mageshyadav M [Syncfusion]
Replied On September 29, 2010 03:58 AM UTC

Hi Andre,

Thanks for your comments.



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