How to: Style Controls on a ToolBar

The ToolBar defines ResourceKey objects to specify the style of controls within the ToolBar. To style a control in a ToolBar, set the x:key attribute of the style to a ResourceKey defined in ToolBar.

The ToolBar defines the following ResourceKey objects:

The following example defines styles for the controls within a ToolBar.

<Window.Resources>

  <!--Styles for controls in a toolbar.-->
  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.SeparatorStyleKey}" TargetType="Separator">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="DarkBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="Width" Value="2"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.ButtonStyleKey}" TargetType="Button">
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="Blue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.CheckBoxStyleKey}" TargetType="CheckBox">
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="DarkSlateBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.MenuStyleKey}" TargetType="Menu">
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="FontStyle" Value="Italic"/>
    <Setter Property="FontWeight" Value="Bold"/>
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.RadioButtonStyleKey}" TargetType="RadioButton">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.TextBoxStyleKey}" TargetType="TextBox">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="DarkBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="White"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="FontStyle" Value="Italic"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="Width" Value="75"/>
  </Style>

  <Style x:Key="{x:Static ToolBar.ComboBoxStyleKey}" TargetType="ComboBox">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="MinWidth" Value="60"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>
  <!--*********Styles for controls that are not in a toolbar.*********-->
  <Style TargetType="Separator">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="DarkBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="Width" Value="2"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="Button">
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="Blue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="CheckBox">
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="DarkSlateBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="Menu">
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="FontStyle" Value="Italic"/>
    <Setter Property="FontWeight" Value="Bold"/>
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="RadioButton">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="TextBox">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="DarkBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="White"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="FontStyle" Value="Italic"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="Width" Value="75"/>
  </Style>

  <Style TargetType="ComboBox">
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="LightSteelBlue"/>
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14"/>
    <Setter Property="MinWidth" Value="60"/>
    <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
    <Setter Property="VerticalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
  </Style>
</Window.Resources>


...


<ToolBarTray Margin="10,10,3,3" 
             Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="2"
             Background="LightBlue">
  <ToolBar >
    <Button Content="Button 1"/>
    <Button Content="Button 2"/>
    <Separator/>
    <CheckBox Content="CheckBox 1"/>
    <CheckBox Content="CheckBox 2"/>
    <Separator/>
    <RadioButton>One</RadioButton>
    <RadioButton>Two</RadioButton>
    <Separator/>
    <ComboBox>
      <ComboBoxItem IsSelected="True">Item 1</ComboBoxItem>
      <ComboBoxItem>Item 2</ComboBoxItem>
      <ComboBoxItem>Item 3</ComboBoxItem>
      <ComboBoxItem>Item 4</ComboBoxItem>
    </ComboBox>
    <TextBox/>
    <Separator/>
    <Menu>
      <MenuItem Header="Menu">
        <MenuItem Header="File">
          <MenuItem Header="Copy"/>
          <MenuItem Header="Paste"/>
        </MenuItem>
      </MenuItem>
    </Menu>
  </ToolBar>
</ToolBarTray>
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