The latest DevExpress Themes contain a palette. In the palette themes, you should edit less than 50 colors to change a theme appearance. In the non-palette themes, you should update hundreds of colors to achieve the same goal. Every palette color has a name and a color value.
When you create a new theme in the Theme Designer, you can choose the palette themes (Color Themes) in the Color Themes group:
Themes you have imported from the Theme Editor do not contain a palette.
In the Palette window you can do the following operations:
When you add a color, this color appears in the Theme Specific group:
Use any of the following ways to open the list of available palette operations:
Use any of the following approaches to edit a palette color value:
The Palette window contains the search bar where you can search for a color name or color value.
The theme's XAML files contain palette bindings to elements. The Theme Designer uses the $ symbol to mark palette colors (for example, the $Backstage.Delimeter value represents the Backstage.Delimeter palette color).
Follow the steps below to bind a palette color to an element in the Individual Colors window:
The following animation demonstrates how to bind a palette color to an element in the Individual Colors window:
Follow the steps below to bind a color to an element in the CodeView window:
The text editor underlines the palette color name with this color's value.
You can group items by colors in the Individual Colors window. To change the color of all items in a group, right-click the group and enter a color name/value.