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How to: Customize the Look And Feel of All the Controls within an Application

The best approach to providing common LookAndFeel settings for all the controls in your application is to use Default LookAndFeel. By default, all the controls use the Default LookAndFeel's settings, except when:

In all other cases, a control's painting scheme is determined by the Default LookAndFeel, which can be accessed via the DefaultLookAndFeel component or the static UserLookAndFeel.Default property.

The following code customizes the Default LookAndFeel and ensures that XtraTabControl uses the painting settings exposed by the Default LookAndFeel.

The result is displayed below.

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