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

  1. Open Visual Style Builder
  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. Expand RadTextBoxControl and select RadTextBoxControlElement and the select the Disabled state in the Element States window. radtextboxcontrol-themes001

  5. Open the Edit Repository Item dialog and change the BackColor and the GradientStyle: radtextboxcontrol-themes002

  6. Select RadTextBoxControl and change the UseDefaultDisabledPaint property to false. radtextboxcontrol-themes004

  7. Go back to RadTextBoxControlElement and change the UseDefaultDisabledPaint for it as well. radtextboxcontrol-themes003

The following article shows how you can use the new theme: Using Custom Themes.

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