When you drag a RadLinearGauge from the Toolbox and drop it onto the form, the gauge gallery will offer you to pick up the desired type:
The smart tag allows you to change the control styles, save/load its layout and edit its items.
New Theme Manager: Adds a new RadThemeManager component to the form.
Edit UI elements: Opens a dialog that displays the Element Hierarchy Editor. This editor lets you browse all the elements in the control.
Theme Name: Select a theme name from the drop down list of themes available for that control. Selecting a theme allows you to change all aspects of the controls visual style at one time.
RadLinearGauge Specific Actions:
Edit Gauge Items: Opens the RadItem Collection Editor populated with each of the bullet grаph items.
Open Gallary: Opens the gallery with available graph designs.
Dock in Parent Container: Docks the control to its parent.
Save Gauge Layout to XML: Saves the control`s layout to XML.
Load Gauge Layout to XML: Loads the control`s layout from XML.
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The RadLinearGauge control supports precise design time selection of the gauge elements. This allows you to customize the selected element.