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      How to: Draw Day Numbers in Different Colors
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      How to: Modify the Today Caption in the DateNavigator control
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How to: Draw Day Numbers in Different Colors

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E27.

This example demonstrates how you can specify working days in a week, add national holidays to the calendar and display them in the DateNavigator control in a different color.

In Kuwait, weekly holidays are Friday and Saturday. Sunday to Thursday are working days. Create an array of national holidays and use the SchedulerControl.WorkDays property to add the required weekdays and holidays to the scheduler.

To change the color of a particular date in the DateNavigator control, handle the CustomDrawDayNumberCell event and draw the cell background and text using GDI drawing tools.

To change the header captions for holidays, handle the SchedulerControl.CustomDrawDayHeader event.

Run the project to see the holidays highlighted as illustrated in the image below.

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