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SkinBuilder.ApplyTheme Method

Applies a theme and a control skin to the current control at design time, if a SkinBuilder object is associated with the control.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public Control ApplyTheme()

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.Control
The control instance to which the theme or style sheet theme and any control skin was applied. This is the same instance passed to the builder's SkinBuilder constructor. This method will return null if no control was passed to the constructor.

SkinBuilder objects are associated with controls at design time by specifying an IThemeResolutionService instance for the ControlBuilder object of a control that supplies a ThemeProvider object. The ThemeProvider object can return a SkinBuilder object for a given control.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.