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CustomPalette Class

Represents a custom color palette.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Editors

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Core.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Core


public class CustomPalette :


The ColorEdit and PopupColorEdit controls store their palettes within the Palettes collection. This collection provides methods that allow you to add new palettes and remove existing ones. Individual palettes are represented by ColorPalette descendants.

By default, an editor displays three color palettes: Theme Colors, Gradient Theme Colors and Standard Colors. The Recent Colors palette is automatically created when an end-user selects a custom color from the ‘More Colors’ dialog.


You can replace default palettes or add any number of custom color palettes. To create a color palette, create a new instance of the CustomPalette class, and define the colors using the ColorPalette.Colors property. Finally, add the palette to the editor’s Palettes collection.


This example shows how to create custom palettes and display them within a ColorEdit control.

View Example

Imports Microsoft.VisualBasic
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Windows.Controls
Imports System.Windows.Media
Imports DevExpress.Xpf.Editors

Namespace DXEditors_ColorEdit
    ''' <summary>
    ''' Interaction logic for MainWindow.xaml
    ''' </summary>
    Partial Public Class MainWindow
        Inherits Window
        Public Sub New()
            ' Removes the 'Standard Colors' palette.
            colorEdit1.Palettes.Remove(colorEdit1.Palettes("Standard Colors"))
            ' Adds a custom gradient palette.
            colorEdit1.Palettes.Add(CustomPalette.CreateGradientPalette("Apex Colors", PredefinedColorCollections.Apex))
            ' Adds a new palette with three custom RGB colors.
            Dim customColors As List(Of Color) = New List(Of Color)
            customColors.Add(Color.FromRgb(150, 18, 30))
            customColors.Add(Color.FromRgb(20, 40, 20))
            customColors.Add(Color.FromRgb(88, 73, 29))
            Dim palette As CustomPalette = New CustomPalette("Custom RGB Colors", customColors)
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace


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