Appearance in Windows Forms MultiColumn ComboBox

Visual styles for the MultiColumnComboBox control can be specified using Style property. The various styles are,

  • Office2003
  • OfficeXP
  • VS2005
  • Office2007 (with all the three color schemes).
  • Metro
  • Office2016Colorful
  • Office2016White
  • Office2016Black
  • Office2016DarkGray
this.multiColumnComboBox1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007;
this.multiColumnComboBox1.Office2007ColorTheme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Black;
Me.multiColumnComboBox1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2007
Me.multiColumnComboBox1.Office2007ColorTheme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Black

Appearance

Appearance

Code snippet for setting “Office2016Colorful” style for MultiColumnComboBox

this.multiColumnComboBox1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Colorful;
Me.multiColumnComboBox1.Style = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.VisualStyle.Office2016Colorful

Custom colors

We can also apply custom colors to the MultiColumnComboBox control by setting Office2007ColorTheme to Managed and specifying the custom color through the ApplyManagedColors method as follows.

this.multiColumnComboBox1.Office2007ColorTheme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Managed;
Office2007Colors.ApplyManagedColors(this, Color.Orchid);
Me.multiColumnComboBox1.Office2007ColorTheme = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Office2007Theme.Managed;
Office2007Colors.ApplyManagedColors(Me, Color.Orchid)

Custom colors

See Also

How to change WinForms MultiColumnComboBox row colors?