StyleController Class

Provides centralized appearance and paint style management for editors and controls.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public class StyleController :
    Component,
    ISupportInitialize,
    IStyleController
Public Class StyleController
    Inherits Component
    Implements ISupportInitialize,
               IStyleController

Remarks

The StyleController component allows you to manage the appearance and look-and-feel settings of multiple BaseControl descendants.

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Customize the settings this component exposes and then assign it to the target controls using their BaseControl.StyleController properties.

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Examples

The code below shows how to use the StyleController component to customize two editors' look-and-feel settings.

CD_LookAndFeel_Example_StyleController_New

using DevExpress.XtraEditors;
// Create and customize the Style Controller.
StyleController styleController1 = new StyleController();
// Set the background color.
styleController1.Appearance.BackColor = Color.LightYellow;
// Customize the LookAndFeel settings.
styleController1.LookAndFeel.UseDefaultLookAndFeel = false;
styleController1.LookAndFeel.SkinName = "Office 2016 Colorful";
// Assign the StyleController to editors.
buttonEdit1.StyleController = styleController1;
lookUpEdit1.StyleController = styleController1;

Inheritance

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