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This section is intended to give you a broad understanding of the possible ways in which you can change the visual appearance of the RadChart. There is also comprehensive information about its ControlTemplates. You will need this information if you want to customize their appearance.

To learn how to change the control's theme, please read the common Theming topic.

You can modify the look of the RadChart by either changing some of the resources exposed by the API, or by modifying its ControlTemplates. In the control template you are allowed to reorder the template parts and to add your own elements. However, when changing the control template you should be careful to include all required parts.

To learn more about templating the RadControls read the common topic regarding templating.

Note that when changing the ControlTemplate you should include all required parts. Even if your code compiles, some of the functionality may be subject to impact due to the omission of the required parts. The required parts are usually marked with the prefix "PART".

To learn how to style Silverlight RadControls read the common topics about Styling and Appearance. If you are new to the controls they will give you the basic knowledge about it.

Read the following articles to learn how to:

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