CSharp/C# >> Getting XP Style look and feel

by Abhi » Fri, 21 Nov 2003 15:24:26 GMT

How do i get XP Style look and feel for Controls in C#
window application. All the controls i am using are Custum
controls designed by inheriting .NET Common controls.

CSharp/C# >> Getting XP Style look and feel

by Miha Markic » Fri, 21 Nov 2003 17:05:35 GMT


Some controls support it some don't.
Generaly you'll have to set its FlatStyle (Button for example) property to
System.
This is not enough.

If you are working with .net 1.1 you could call
Application.EnableVisualStyles() and Application.DoEvents() before
Application.Run()
or (for both 1.0 and 1.1)
you'll have to include the manifest for your exe assembly (see the thread)
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&threadm=Xns9339883653E74perseusnewsxs4allnl %40207.46.248.16&rnum=3&prev=/groups%3Fas_q%3Dxp%2520theme%2520%26safe%3Dimages%26ie%3DUTF-8%26oe%3DUTF-8%26as_ugroup%3D*dotnet*%26lr%3D%26hl%3Den

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