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Accessing and Customizing Elements

Accessing and customizing elements can be performed at run time. Before proceeding with this topic, it is recommended to get familiar with the visual structure of the RadDesktopAlert.

The following code example demonstrates how to customize the nested elements at run time:

Figure 1: Customize elements

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Customize elements


this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.TextAndButtonsElement.TextElement.ForeColor = Color.Red;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.CaptionGrip.BackColor = Color.Red;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.CaptionGrip.GradientStyle = GradientStyles.Solid;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.ContentElement.Font = new Font("Arial", 8f,FontStyle.Italic);
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.ContentElement.TextImageRelation = TextImageRelation.TextBeforeImage;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.BackColor = Color.Yellow;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.GradientStyle = GradientStyles.Solid;
this.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.BorderColor = Color.Red;

Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.TextAndButtonsElement.TextElement.ForeColor = Color.Red
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.CaptionGrip.BackColor = Color.Red
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.CaptionElement.CaptionGrip.GradientStyle = GradientStyles.Solid
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.ContentElement.Font = New Font("Arial", 8.0F, FontStyle.Italic)
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.ContentElement.TextImageRelation = TextImageRelation.TextBeforeImage
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.BackColor = Color.Yellow
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.GradientStyle = GradientStyles.Solid
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Popup.AlertElement.BorderColor = Color.Red
'#End Region
End Sub
'#region showingAlert
Private Sub radButton1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
Me.radDesktopAlert1.ContentImage = envelopeImage
Me.radDesktopAlert1.CaptionText = "New E-mail Notification"
Me.radDesktopAlert1.ContentText = "Hello Jack, I am writing to inform you " & "that the planning meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed and" & "it will eventually be rescheduled, possibly for the next Tuesday"
Me.radDesktopAlert1.Show()
End Sub