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Material Themes Blending

Telerik UI for WinForms suite offers a touch optimized theme which provides additional features such as custom fonts, built-in animations and shadows. We also have three other themes that are using the Material theme as a foundation but have different colors:

  • MaterialBlueGray
  • MaterialPink
  • MaterialTeal

Figure 1: Material Themes

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Generate Material Variation

Visual Style Builder provides an easy way to generate different color variations of the Material theme. Material theme blending uses the basic Material theme by executing a series of predefined commands.

Select Tools >> Generate Material Variation menu item:

Figure 2: Generate Material Variation

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If you already have loaded a customized Material theme (but not a Material variation) it will remain loaded when generating a Material variation. This will open the Material Blend Dialog from which you can choose the Primary color and the Accent color:

Figure 3: Material Blend Dialog

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If you click the Generate theme button, a new variation of the Material theme will be exported using the selected colors.

Figure 4: Save the Theme

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After loading the custom theme in Theme Viewer the primary/accent colors are replaced:

Figure 5: Load Material theme's variation

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