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Design Time Gallery

When you drag a RadLinearGauge from the Toolbox and drop it onto the form, the gauge gallery will offer you to pick up the desired type:

Figure 1: Gallery Types

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Smart Tag

The smart tag allows you to change the control styles, save/load its layout and edit its items.

Figure 2: Smart Tag

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  • Common Tasks

    • New Theme Manager: Adds a new RadThemeManager component to the form.

    • Edit UI elements: Opens a dialog that displays the Element Hierarchy Editor. This editor lets you browse all the elements in the control.

    • Theme Name: Select a theme name from the drop down list of themes available for that control. Selecting a theme allows you to change all aspects of the controls visual style at one time.

  • RadLinearGauge Specific Actions:

    • Edit Gauge Items: Opens the RadItem Collection Editor populated with each of the bullet grŠ°ph items.

    • Open Gallary: Opens the gallery with available graph designs.

    • Dock in Parent Container: Docks the control to its parent.

    • Save Gauge Layout to XML: Saves the control`s layout to XML.

    • Load Gauge Layout to XML: Loads the control`s layout from XML.

  • Learning Center: Navigate to the Telerik help, code library projects or support forum.

  • Search: Search the Telerik website for a given string.

Elements Selection

The RadLinearGauge control supports precise design time selection of the gauge elements. This allows you to customize the selected element.

Figure 3: Elements Selection

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