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Load Themes from an External File

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RadThemeManager cannot load the theme if it is saved as package (tssp file). This is shown in the following article: using custom themes

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To load a theme from an external file into a Theme Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Add a RadThemeManager control to your form.

  2. Select the RadThemeManager control, and then open its Smart Tag menu.

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  3. Select Load Theme From File.

  4. Find your theme in the Open File dialog box, and then click Open

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caution

It is up to you to choose a theme that makes sense for the controls on the form that you are customizing. Theme Manager does not check the theme to make sure that its customizations apply to the controls currently on the form.

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