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How to customize color in winRT SfCalendar?

Platform: WinRT |
Control: SfCalendar |
.NET Framework: 4.5 |
Product Version:

By default, SfCalendar comes with a dark background and white foreground. SfCalendar allows you to customize Background,FontForeground and BorderBrushes with different colors.

For modifying complete background:

Set the calendar’s Background property to get the complete Background color.



The following screenshot shows SfCalendar with modified Background



Modifying Font colors and individual cell Background:

You can edit SfCalendar style to modify the Font color and CalendarButton’s Background color. The following code sample explains the complete Style of SfCalendar.



For Editing Day name, Month name and Year’s font color:

You can set the Foreground color in SfCalendar control for editing Day name font color and for altering Month and year name, modify the ‘AccentBrush’ tag(code line numbered 185) value in the generated style.

Refer the following code sample and the screenshot for Day name, Month Name and Year modifications.





For Modifying CalendarDayButton’s ForeGround and Background:

You can modify the calendar DayButton by changing the CellTemplate and modifying its Grid’s Background and TextBlock foreground.



The following screenshot shows the calendarDayButton customization

For Modifying BorderBrushes:

BorderBrush property in SfCalendar is used to set the outline Border for the Grid.



To change the colors of inner gridlines, you can change the Fill property of Rectangles (Code lines numbered from 226 to 237) in CalendarView's control template from SfCalendar's complete style.


Following screenshot displays the modified BorderBrushes




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