Contextual tabs do not inherit their group's color

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Posted 1 month ago by Greg Kilmatead
Version: 18.1.0675
Platform: .NET 4.6
Environment: Windows 7 (64-bit)
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Hello,

I'm having a problem with contextual tabs- they don't iherit the color from their groups.
In the Ribbon demo, you have a pink "Picture Tools" contextual group with a "Format" tab that uses the same color as its group.

When I am trying to do the same, the tabs use the default color.

I have made a video to better illustrate the issue: https://imgur.com/sVBN2Rc

[Modified 28 days ago]

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Answer - Posted 28 days ago by Greg Kilmatead
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Hello,
I just realized that contextual tabs colors work as intended if the Ribbon is used within a Ribbon Window.

Answer - Posted 27 days ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Greg,

A side note, the themes:ThemeManager.Theme attached property is just for some testing and shouldn't generally be used.  Set the ThemeManager.CurrentTheme property instead to set an app-wide theme.

We found a couple problems in how the tab and group content borders are rendered and ironed them out for the next maintenance release.


Actipro Software Support

Posted 27 days ago by Greg Kilmatead
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Hello,
Yes, I am using the ThemeManager.CurrentTheme property to set the theme application wide, I only use themes:ThemeManager.Theme to preview themes applied to a control at design-time.
Thank you for the reply.

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0681) was released 10 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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