Calendar Appearance in Windows Forms MonthCalendarAdv(Classic)

This section comprises the appearance settings under the following topics:

Border styles

The wide variety of border options are available for DateTimePickerAdv control when they are in 2D or in 3D mode. The properties in the below table illustrates the border settings.

//Sets 2D border

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.FixedSingle;

//Sets 2D border style

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderSingle = System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBorderStyle.Dashed;

//Sets border for all the side of the control

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderSides = System.Windows.Forms.Border3DSide.All;

//Sets color for the 2D border

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue;



//Sets 3D border

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.Fixed3D;

//Sets SunkenInner 3D border style

this.dateTimePickerAdv1.Border3DStyle = System.Windows.Forms.Border3DStyle.SunkenInner;
'Sets 2D border 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.FixedSingle 

'Sets 2D border style 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderSingle = System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBorderStyle.Dashed 

'Sets border for all the side of the control 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderSides = System.Windows.Forms.Border3DSide.All 

'Sets color for the 2D border 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderColor = System.Drawing.Color.SteelBlue 



'Sets 3D border 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.BorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.BorderStyle.Fixed3D 

'Sets SunkenInner 3D border style 

Me.dateTimePickerAdv1.Border3DStyle = System.Windows.Forms.Border3DStyle.SunkenInner

Border styles

Background settings

Background image for the MonthCalendarAdv is specified in BackgroundImage property.

this.monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImage = ((System.Drawing.Image)(resources.GetObject("monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImage")));

this.monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImageLayout = System.Windows.Forms.ImageLayout.Stretch;
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImage = DirectCast((resources.GetObject("monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImage")), System.Drawing.Image) 

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.BackgroundImageLayout = System.Windows.Forms.ImageLayout.Stretch

Background settings

Visual settings

Themes for MonthCalendarAdv

Some sections of the MonthCalendarAdv control are themed by default. The below table list the properties which controls the themed behavior border, grid and scroll buttons.

ThemedBorder
ThemedEnabledGrid
ThemedEnabledScrollButtons

this.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedBorder = true;

this.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedEnabledGrid = true;

this.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedEnabledScrollButtons = true;
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedBorder = True

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedEnabledGrid = True

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.ThemedEnabledScrollButtons = True

Themes for MonthCalendarAdv

Styles

The MonthCalenderAdv control for Windows Forms Supports for below listed Visual Styles. You can easily modify the look using the Style property.

The styles are built in for MonthCalenderAdv.

• Default

• Office2007

• Office2007Outlook

• Office2010

• Metro

• Office2016Colorful

• Office2016DarkGray

• Office2016Black

• Office2016White

Default

This option helps to set the Default theme.

//Default

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Default;
'Default

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Default

Default theme

Office2007

This option helps to set the Office2007 theme.

// Office2007

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
'Office2007

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007

Office2007 theme

It also specifies the color schemes for Office 2007 visual styles. They can be Blue, Silver, Black, and Managed.

• Blue

• Black

• Silver

• Managed

Blue

This option helps to set the Office2007 Blue theme.

// Office2007Blue

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
this. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Blue;
'Office2007Blue

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007
Me. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Blue

Office2007 blue theme

Black

This option helps to set the Office2007 Black theme.

// Office2007Black

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
this. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Black;
'Office2007Black

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007
Me. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Black

Office2007 black theme

Silver

This option helps to set the Office2007 Silver theme.

// Office2007Silver

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
this. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Silver;
'Office2007Silver

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007
Me. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2007Theme = Office2007Theme.Silver

Office2007 silver theme

Managed

This option helps to apply the custom colors to the MonthCalendarAdv by setting Office2007Theme to ‘Managed’ and specifying the custom color through the ApplyManagedColors method as follows.

//Managed

this.monthCalendarAdv2.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
this.monthCalendarAdv2.Office2007Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Managed;
Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Colors.ApplyManagedColors(this, Color.Red);
'Managed
Me.monthCalendarAdv2.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010
Me.monthCalendarAdv2.Office2007Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Managed
Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Colors.ApplyManagedColors(Me, Color.Red)

managed theme

Office2007Outlook

This option helps to set the Office2007Outlook theme.

// Office2007Outlook

this.monthCalendarAdv2.Style =  Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007Outlook;
'Office2007Outlook

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007Outlook

Office2007Outlook theme

Office2010

This option helps to set the Office2010 theme.

// Office2010

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010;
'Office2010

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010

Office2010 theme

It also allows to specify the color schemes for Office 2010 visual styles. They can be blue, silver, black and managed.

• Blue

• Black

• Silver

• Managed

Blue

This option helps to set the Office2010 Blue theme.

// Office2010Blue

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010;
this. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Office2010Theme.Blue;
'Office2010Blue

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010
Me. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Office2010Theme.Blue

Office2010 blue theme

Black

This option helps to set the Office2010 Black theme.

// Office2010Black

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010;
this. monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Black;
'Office2007Black

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Black

Office2010 black theme

Silver

This option helps to set the Office2010 Silver theme.

// Office2007Silver
this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010;
this.monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Silver;
'Office2007Silver
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Silver

Office2010 silver theme

Managed

This option helps to apply the custom colors to the MonthCalendarAdv by setting Office2010Theme to “Managed” and specifying the custom color through the ApplyManagedColors method as follows.

//Managed

this.monthCalendarAdv2.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010;
this.monthCalendarAdv2.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Managed;
Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Colors.ApplyManagedColors(this, Color.Red);
'Managed
Me.monthCalendarAdv2.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2010
Me.monthCalendarAdv2.Office2010Theme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Theme.Managed
Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2010Colors.ApplyManagedColors(Me, Color.Red)

Managed theme

Metro

This option helps to set the Metro theme.

// Metro
this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Metro;
'Metro
Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Metro

Metro theme

Office2016Colorful

This option helps to set the Office2016Colorful theme.

// office2016Colorful

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Colorful;
'office2016Colorful

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Colorful

Office2016Colorful

Office2016DarkGray

This option helps to set the Office2016DarkGray theme. theme.

//Office2016DarkGray

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016DarkGray;
'Office2016DarkGray

Me.monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016DarkGray

Office2016DarkGray theme

Office2016Black

This option helps to set the Office2016Black theme.

// office2016Black

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Black;
' office2016Black

Me. monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Black

Office2016Black theme

Office2016White

This option helps to set the Office2016White theme.

// office2016White

this.monthCalendarAdv1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016White;
' office2016White

Me. monthCalendarAdv1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016White

Office2016White theme

NOTE

Visual styles of the Today and None button can be overridden by MonthCalendarAdv.TodayButton and MonthCalendarAdv.NoneButton respectively. See Scroll Buttons.