Named styles in WPF using VB.NET

In this article we will learn how to use named styles in WPF using VB.NET.
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In this article we will learn how to use Named Styles in WPF using VB.NET.

Named styles

The named styles has a name and we use that name on the control with the style property.

For example

This example describes the named styles.

Drag and drop the Button and TextBox control on the form.

s1.gif

Figure 1.

Now applying the styles on these control.

StaticResource - StaticResource is used to get reference of the style.

Style="{StaticResource roh}"

Xaml code

<Window x:Class="MainWindow"

xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"

xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"

Title="MainWindow" Height="350" Width="525">

   <Window.Resources>

<Style x:Key="roh">

   <Setter Property="Control.FontSize" Value="32" />

   <Setter Property="Control.FontWeight" Value="Bold" />

   <Setter Property="Control.Background" Value="red"/>

   <Setter Property="Control.Foreground" Value="green" />

  </Style>

        </Window.Resources>

    <Grid >

<Button Content="Button" Height="72" Name="Button1" Width="176" Style="{StaticResource roh}" Margin="154,174,173,65" />

        <TextBox Height="72" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Margin="81,76,0,0" Name="TextBox1" VerticalAlignment="Top" Width="331" Style="{StaticResource roh}" Text="This is a textBox." />

    </Grid>

</Window>

Now run the application and test it.

s2.gif

Figure 2.

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