Log In
Home
Support
Demos
Documentation
Blogs
Training
Webinars
[Expand]Welcome to DevExpress .NET Documentation
[Expand]WinForms Controls
[Collapse]ASP.NET Controls and MVC Extensions
 [Expand]Prerequisites
 [Expand]What's Installed
 [Expand]Common Concepts
 [Expand]ASP.NET WebForms Controls
 [Collapse]ASP.NET MVC Extensions
  [Expand]Product Information
  [Expand]Getting Started
  [Expand]Common Concepts
  [Expand]Grid View
  [Expand]Card View
  [Expand]Vertical Grid
  [Expand]Spreadsheet
  [Expand]Rich Text Editor
  [Expand]HTML Editor
  [Expand]Image and Data Browsing
  [Expand]Docking and Popups
  [Expand]Navigation and Layout Extensions
  [Expand]File Management
  [Expand]Multi-Use Site Extensions
  [Expand]Charts
  [Expand]Pivot Grid
  [Collapse]Scheduler
   [Expand]Overview - SchedulerControl
    Main Features - Scheduler
   [Collapse]Getting Started - Scheduler
     Lesson 1 - Use Scheduler to Display Appointments in Read-Only Mode
     Lesson 2 - Implement the Insert/Update/Delete Appointment Functionality
     Lesson 3 - Use Scheduler in Complex Views
     Use a Project Template to Create a Fully Functional Application
     How to: Customize the Appointment Dialog using View Model API (simple customization)
     How to: Customize the Appointment Dialog using View Model API (working with custom fields)
   [Expand]Concepts - Scheduler
   [Expand]Visual Elements - Scheduler
  [Expand]Tree List
  [Expand]Data Editor Extensions
  [Expand]Report Extensions
  [Expand]SpellChecker
 [Expand]Localization
 [Expand]Redistribution and Deployment
  Get More Help
 [Expand]API Reference
[Expand]ASP.NET Bootstrap Controls
[Expand]ASP.NET Core Bootstrap Controls
[Expand]WPF Controls
[Expand]Xamarin Controls
[Expand]Windows 10 App Controls
[Expand]Document Server
[Expand]Reporting
[Expand]Report Server
[Expand]Dashboard
[Expand]eXpressApp Framework
[Expand]CodeRush
[Expand]CodeRush Classic
[Expand]Cross-Platform Core Libraries
[Expand]Tools and Utilities
 End-User Documentation

How to: Customize the Appointment Dialog using View Model API (simple customization)

Note

The information provided below is relevant only for DevExpress ASP.NET MVC Scheduler version 17.2 and later.

The View Model API enables you to customize dialog element characteristics (values, availability, and layout) as needed.

This topic covers several common scenarios on how to customize the Appointment Dialog's content and layout using the View Model API. In most cases, the ViewModel.PrepareControlFor and ViewModel.PrepareControl methods are used to access the Appointment Dialog editors.

Online Example

A complete sample project demonstrating this approach in action is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=T582018

The following code snippets illustrate how to customize editors on the dialog form:

  • Replacing all Toggle editors with Check Boxes

  • Changing the “Start” and “End” editors' DateTime format

  • Changing the “Resource” editor caption

  • Changing the “Subject” editor caption's forecolor and font settings

  • Changing the “Description” editor's forecolor and font settings.

  • Hiding the “Location” and “All-Day” editors

Is this topic helpful?​​​​​​​