Customize Appointment Backgrounds and Statuses in RadScheduler

Environment

Product Version Product Author
2019.1.219 RadScheduler for WinForms Desislava Yordanova

Description

RadScheduler offers a predefined list of available statuses and backgrounds for its appointments. They are stored in the Statuses and Backgrounds collections respectively:

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However, if none of the available options is suitable for your specific scenario, you can add your custom status or background.

Solution

Adding a custom status

It is necessary to define a new AppointmentStatusInfo instance and specify the status' ID, display name and colors.

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Define a custom AppointmentStatusInfo


AppointmentStatusInfo myStatus = new AppointmentStatusInfo(100, "InProduction", Color.Red, Color.White, AppointmentStatusFillType.Hatch);
this.radScheduler1.Statuses.Add(myStatus);
Appointment myEvent = new Appointment(DateTime.Now, TimeSpan.FromHours(3), "Business Lunch");
myEvent.StatusId = 100;  
this.radScheduler1.Appointments.Add(myEvent);      

Dim myStatus As AppointmentStatusInfo = New AppointmentStatusInfo(100, "InProduction", Color.Red, Color.White, AppointmentStatusFillType.Hatch)
Me.RadScheduler1.Statuses.Add(myStatus)
Dim myEvent As Appointment = New Appointment(DateTime.Now, TimeSpan.FromHours(3), "Business Lunch")
myEvent.StatusId = 100
Me.RadScheduler1.Appointments.Add(myEvent)   

Adding a custom background

It is necessary to define a new AppointmentBackgroundInfo instance and specify the background's ID, display name and colors.

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Define a custom AppointmentBackgroundInfo


AppointmentBackgroundInfo myBackground = new AppointmentBackgroundInfo(12, "My background", Color.Cyan, Color.Fuchsia);
this.radScheduler1.Backgrounds.Add(myBackground);
Appointment myEvent = new Appointment(DateTime.Now, TimeSpan.FromHours(3), "Business Lunch");
myEvent.BackgroundId = 12;
this.radScheduler1.Appointments.Add(myEvent); 


Dim myBackground As AppointmentBackgroundInfo = New AppointmentBackgroundInfo(12, "My background", Color.Cyan, Color.Fuchsia)
Me.radScheduler1.Backgrounds.Add(myBackground)
Dim myEvent As Appointment = New Appointment(DateTime.Now, TimeSpan.FromHours(3), "Business Lunch")
myEvent.BackgroundId = 12
Me.radScheduler1.Appointments.Add(myEvent)

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