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Accessing and Customizing Elements

Accessing and customizing elements can be performed either at design time, or at run time. Before proceeding with this topic, it is recommended to get familiar with the visual structure of the RadCheckBox.

Design time

You can access and modify the style for different elements in RadCheckBox by using the Element hierarchy editor. It can be accessed by selecting the Edit UI Elements item from the Smart Tag.

Figure 1: Element hierarchy editor

WinForms RadButtons Element hierarchy editor


You can customize the nested elements at run time as well:

Figure 2: Customize elements

WinForms RadButtons Customize elements

Customize elements

this.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.TextElement.ForeColor = Color.Blue;
this.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.CheckElement.ForeColor = Color.Blue;
this.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.Border.ForeColor = Color.Red;
this.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.Border.BoxStyle = Telerik.WinControls.BorderBoxStyle.SingleBorder;

Me.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.TextElement.ForeColor = Color.Blue
Me.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.CheckElement.ForeColor = Color.Blue
Me.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.Border.ForeColor = Color.Red
Me.radCheckBox1.ButtonElement.CheckMarkPrimitive.Border.BoxStyle = Telerik.WinControls.BorderBoxStyle.SingleBorder

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