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Editing Themes

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

  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 TreeNodeElement in Controls Structure on the left side. Then, select FullRowSelect.MouseOver in the Element States section.

    WinForms RadTreeView VSB Controls Structure

  5. Modify the applied fill repository item.

    WinForms RadTreeView VSB Fill Repository The result is illustrated below. The new fill color is applied when hovering the item:

    WinForms RadTreeView VSB Color

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

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

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