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DefaultLookAndFeel Class

Provides centralized access to global look-and-feel settings that affect all DevExpress controls in your application.

Namespace: DevExpress.LookAndFeel

Assembly: DevExpress.Utils.v19.1.dll


[ToolboxBitmap(typeof(ToolboxIconsRootNS), "DefaultLookAndFeel")]
public class DefaultLookAndFeel :


Do one of the following to customize the global look-and-feel settings for all DevExpress Windows Forms controls in your application:

  • At design time, you can customize these settings from the Project Settings Page (starting with version 18.1).
  • Place the DefaultLookAndFeel component onto the main form and modify the DefaultLookAndFeel.LookAndFeel object’s settings. Use the static UserLookAndFeel.Default property to access these settings in code.

    The following code applies the “Bezier” vector skin with an “Office White” palette.

    DevExpress.LookAndFeel.UserLookAndFeel.Default.SetSkinStyle("The Bezier", "Office White");

You can override the look-and-feel settings for certain controls, and for controls within individual forms/user controls. See Look And Feel and Skinning to learn more.

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