Silverlight ColorPicker Overview

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RadColorPicker for Silverlight is a lightweight UI component that allows users to select colors from predefined Color Presets or from bound lists of custom colors. It can be used to easily format a Control's text or background.

Key Features

  • Display multiple color palettes: You can choose how many color palettes to display. Check out the Appearance article for more information.

  • Populate the control with custom colors: Add your own colors easily in an MVVM scenario. Find out more in the Populate ColorPicker with Business Data article.

  • Show recent colors: Include a recent colors palette for colors which are not part of the other palettes. Read more about that in the Use IsRecentColorsActive property.

  • Set custom button content: Change the content of the RadColorPicker button with its ContentTemplate property. Find out more in the Set Custom Content article.

  • Command property: You can easily react to user interaction with a command from the ViewModel. Check out the Commands article for more information.

  • Styling and Appearance: RadColorPicker comes with a variety of themes and properties that allows customizing the control's appearance.

  • UI Automation Support: Check the UI Automation Support common article.

Get started with the control with its Getting Started help article that shows how to use it in a basic scenario.

Check out the examples at

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