Metro Dark Theme for Visual Studio like UI

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Posted 3 years ago by Stefan Koell
Version: 16.1.0633
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Hi,

I just noticed that the Metro Style Window is using the standard WPF menu and toolbar. Unfortunately there's no consistent styling for those elements to create a visual studio like UI with dark colors. Do you only provide the system theme styles for those standard controls?

Regards,

Stefan

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Posted 3 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Stefan,

That particular sample hardcodes a theme in the MainWindow.xaml file for demo purposes (we want to enforce a Metro theme on that sample).  You don't normally do that and should normally use the ThemeManager.CurrentTheme property to set a theme.  If you remove the line in that XAML file that sets the theme and switch to Metro Dark theme, you should see a toolbar that renders in dark theme.


Actipro Software Support

Posted 3 years ago by Stefan Koell
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Understood! Thanks for the information.

The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0675) was released 12 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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