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StyleController Class

Provides centralized management over the appearance and paint styles of editors and controls.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.dll

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The StyleController class represents a component that enables appearance settings to be specified for DevExpress controls. It provides a number of properties that cover all the style settings that can be customized for non-container controls. Use these properties to specify the desired control's appearance. To apply the specified style settings to a control assign the StyleController component to the control's BaseControl.StyleController property. This property is declared by the BaseControl class which implies that all non-container controls support style controllers.

Once a style controller is assigned to a control(s), changing its property immediately updates all bound controls. Thus, you can provide centralized control over the control styles in an application.

Note that the StyleController component provides a LookAndFeel property that enables you to provide centralized control over the paint styles of controls. To provide only the look and feel settings for controls, use the DefaultLookAndFeel component instead of the StyleController. The StyleController is useful for look and feel management if you wish to provide a particular painting style only for certain controls.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          StyleController

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