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.NET MAUI DateTimePicker Drop-Down Styling

By using the DropDownSettings property (of type Telerik.Maui.Controls.PickerDropDownSettings) of the DateTimePicker, you can modify the appearance of the drop-down. The PickerDropDownSettings class exposes the following Style properties:

  • DropDownViewStyle(of type Style with target type telerik:PickerDropDownContentView)—Defines the drop-down view style.
  • FooterStyle(of type Style with target type telerik:PickerPopupFooterView)—Defines the drop-down footer style.
  • AcceptButtonStyle(of type Style with target type Button)—Defines the Accept button style.
  • CancelButtonStyle(of type Style with target type Button)—Defines the Cancel button style.

The DropDownSettings also provides the following properties for drop-down customization:

  • Placement(of type PlacementMode)—Specifies the position of the drop-down, can be set to Bottom, Right, Left, Top, Center or Relative.
  • HorizontalOffset \ VerticalOffset—Specifies the horizontal\vertical distance between the drop-down and the DateTimePicker.
  • IsFooterVisible(bool)—Specifies whether the drop-down footer is currently visible. By default, the value is True.
  • AcceptButtonText(string)—Defines the text visualized for the Accept button. By default, the text is OK.
  • CancelButtonText(string)—Defines the text visualized for the Cancel button. By default, the text is Cancel.

DropDownSettings provides styling options for the drop-down, its footer and position, and other. If you need to customize the look&feel of the spinner controls that show the available date values, please refer to SpinnerStyle, SpinnerHeaderStyle and SelectionHighlightStyle properties of the DateTimePicker. For more detailed information on them go to DateTimePicker Styling topic.


When you use DropDownViewStyle, FooterStyle, you will need to add the following namespace:

Styling Examples

The following examples demonstrate how to define use the styling properties of the DateTimePicker.

Define the RadDateTimePicker

<telerik:RadDateTimePicker PickerMode="DropDown"
        <telerik:PickerDropDownSettings DropDownViewStyle="{StaticResource dropDownViewStyle}"
                                        FooterStyle="{StaticResource footerStyle}"
                                        AcceptButtonStyle="{StaticResource acceptButtonStyle}"
                                        CancelButtonStyle="{StaticResource cancelButtonStyle}"
                                        AcceptButtonText="{StaticResource acceptButtonText}"
                                        CancelButtonText="{StaticResource cancelButtonText}" />

Define the DropDownViewStyle

<Style TargetType="telerik:PickerDropDownContentView" x:Key="dropDownViewStyle">
    <Setter Property="BackgroundColor" Value="#E4FCFF"/>

Define the Footer Style

<Style TargetType="telerik:PickerDropDownFooterView" x:Key="footerStyle">
    <Setter Property="BackgroundColor" Value="Transparent"/>

Define the AcceptButton Style

<Style TargetType="Button" x:Key="acceptButtonStyle">
    <Setter Property="BackgroundColor" Value="Transparent"/>
    <Setter Property="TextColor" Value="#00B5DC"/>

Define the CancelButton Style

<Style TargetType="Button" x:Key="cancelButtonStyle">
    <Setter Property="BackgroundColor" Value="Transparent"/>
    <Setter Property="TextColor" Value="#00B5DC"/>

In addition, add the following namespaces:

The following image shows what the DateTimePicker control looks like when the styles described above are applied:

DateTimePicker DropDown Style

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