Styling and Customization in Windows Forms Radial Menu

3 Sep 2020 / 3 minutes to read

Drill region

Drill region

Default state

OuterArcColor is used to fill the drill-down region in the normal state.

// DrillDown color 
this.radialMenu1.OuterArcColor= Color.Black;
' DrillDown color
Me.RadialMenu1.OuterArcColor = Color.Black

Default state

OuterArcHighLightedColor property is used to fill the drilldown region while hovering.

// DrillDown hover color
this.radialMenu1.OuterArcHighLightedColor = System.Drawing.Color.FromArgb(((int)(((byte)(64)))), ((int)(((byte)(64)))), ((int)(((byte)(64)))));</td></tr>
' DrillDown hover color
Me.radialMenu1.OuterArcHighLightedColor = System.Drawing.Color.FromArgb(((int)(((byte)(64)))), ((int)(((byte)(64)))), ((int)(((byte)(64)))))

outer arc color

Outer rim (static region)

Outer edge is customized by using the RimBackground and OuterRimThickness properties.


Outer Edge Background is customized using the following code example.

// OuterRim color

this.radialMenu1.RimBackground = Color.Blue;
' OuterRim color

 Me.radialMenu1.RimBackground = Color.Blue

Outer rim


The Thickness of the outer edge is set using the following code example.

// Rim thickness

this.radialMenu1.OuterRimThickness = 20;
' Rim thickness

Me.RadialMenu1.OuterRimThickness = 20


Arc gap

The gap between highlighted Arc and Drilldown region is defined using the following code example.

//Gap between OuterRim and HoverArc

this.radialMenu1.OuterArcGap = 50;
' Gap between OuterRim and HoverArc

Me.RadialMenu1.OuterArcGap = 50

Arc gap

Display style

The Display style of Radial Menu items is customized using different options. They are

  • text above the image
  • text below the image
  • text or image only
// Display style of the text and image.

  this.radialMenu1.DisplayStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DisplayStyle.ImageAboveText;
'Display style of the text and image.

Me.radialMenu1.DisplayStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.Tools.DisplayStyle. ImageAboveText

Display style