Appearance in WPF TaskBar

This section deals with the appearance of TaskBar control and contains the following topic:

Setting Visual Styles

The appearance of the TaskBar control is customized by using the VisualStyle property. The various built-in visual styles are listed below.

Property Description
VisualStyle Sets the visual style for the TaskBar control. The options provided are as follows. * Blend
* Office2003
* Office2007
* BlueOffice2007
* BlackOffice2007Silver
* ShinyBlue
* ShinyRed
* SyncOrange
* VS2010
* Metro
* Transparent

To set the visual style for the TaskBar, use the below code.

<!-- Adding TaskBar -->

<syncfusion:TaskBar Name="taskBar" >



    <!-- Adding TaskBarItem -->

    <syncfusion:TaskBarItem Name="taskBarItem1" Header="TaskBarItem1">



        <!-- Adding content to TaskBarItem -->

        <StackPanel Margin="10" HorizontalAlignment="Center" 										VerticalAlignment="Stretch">

            <TextBlock TextWrapping="Wrap">

This TaskBar that have a TaskBarItem.

            </TextBlock>

        </StackPanel>

    </syncfusion:TaskBarItem>

</syncfusion:TaskBar>
// Setting the visual style as Office2007Blue

SkinStorage.SetVisualStyle(taskBar, "Office2007Blue");

TaskBar with “Office2007Blue” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Office2007Black” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Office2007Silver” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Office2010Blue” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Office2010Black” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Office2010Silver” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Blend” Visual Style

TaskBar with “VS2010” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Metro” Visual Style

TaskBar with “Transparent” Visual Style