Windows Forms skins (SkinManager) Overview

29 Apr 20211 minute to read

The WinForms Skin Manager library provides support to set a theme for all Syncfusion controls in an entire application to maintain a common user interface appearance. It provides support for the following themes.

  • Office2007 (Blue, Black, Silver and Managed)
  • Office2010 (Blue, Black, Silver and Managed)
  • Office2013 (White, Dark Gray, Black and Colorful)
  • Office2016 (White, Dark Gray, Black and Colorful)
  • Office2019 (Colorful)
  • Metro

This feature enables you to easily apply uniform style for all the child controls in the application.

Overview of SkinManager

IT scenarios

When you create an application with multiple controls, you can apply uniform color for the entire form using this feature.

Properties and Methods Tables for Skin Manager


Property Description Type Data Type Reference links
Control Specifies the parent control for which theme has to be applied NA Control NA
VisualTheme Specifies the style NA Enum NA


Method Description Parameters Type Return Type Reference links
SetVisualTheme(Control,VisualTheme) Specifies the parent control and theme has to be applied Overloads: 1) (Control, String) 2) (Control,VisualTheme) NA Void NA