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

  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 RadListView in Controls Structure on the left side. Then, right click to open the context menu and select DetailsView mode.

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  5. Modify the applied fill repository item for the DetailListViewVisualItem for the Current.Selected state.

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

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

If you need to customize the elements in some of the other views, you can switch the view by right click on RadListView:

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