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This help article will demonstrate a step by step tutorial how to customize the ControlDefault theme for RadDesktopAlert:

  1. Open VisualStyleBuilder: Start menu (Start >> Programs >> Telerik >> UI for WinForms [version] >> Tools).

  2. Export the built-in themes in a specific folder by selecting File >> Export Built-in Themes.

  3. Load a desired theme from the just exported files by selecting File >> Open Package

  4. Select AlertWindowTextAndSysemButtonsElement in Controls Structure on the left side. Then, select AlertWindowTextAndSystemButtonsElement in the Elements section.

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  5. Modify the applied text repository item.

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  6. You can see the result directly in the Visual Style Builder.

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  7. Save the theme by selecting File >> Save As.

  8. Now, you can apply your custom theme to RadDesktopAlert by using the demonstrated approach in the following link: Using custom themes

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