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27th
Sep 2017
Gary Ewan Park
@gep13
Sep 27 2017 10:25
@RichiCoder1 do you have any examples of applying "branding" to a WPF application?
i.e. allowing the end user to specify the colour scheme, images, etc to use for the application?
Richard Simpson
@RichiCoder1
Sep 27 2017 12:06
Nope. It's been on my Todo list for ages to figure it out, but I mostly work with UWP/Xamarin these days.
@gep13 I believe there's theme manager, and if we define a set of key colors and styles we can swap them out, but it takes more design sense and time then I have haha
Gary Ewan Park
@gep13
Sep 27 2017 12:09
@RichiCoder1 yip, based on the reading that I am doing, looks like it is possible, but nothing "easy"
I will keep digging into it, see what I can come up with
Richard Simpson
@RichiCoder1
Sep 27 2017 12:14
Wanting to build in alternate themes?
Rob Reynolds
@ferventcoder
Sep 27 2017 12:18
not exactly
We have users/customers want to do branding with the GUI
Richard Simpson
@RichiCoder1
Sep 27 2017 12:20
Ohhh
Uh
Rob Reynolds
@ferventcoder
Sep 27 2017 12:22
No worries - right now it's not possible and we've taken note but no promises on any deliverables
Richard Simpson
@RichiCoder1
Sep 27 2017 12:40
If you use a set amount of colors and styles, you can dynamically generate a resource dictionary and swap it out, but there's perf implications as to such. Or you could literally productive from-source customized builds. Def not an easy problem.
Rob Reynolds
@ferventcoder
Sep 27 2017 12:56
yeah, didn't believe it would be