DateTimePicker.CalendarForeColor Property


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Gets or sets the foreground color of the calendar.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

member CalendarForeColor : Color with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Drawing.Color

A Color that represents the foreground color of the calendar.

Exception Condition

The value assigned is null.

When a DateTimePicker is created, this property is initially set equal to the ForeColor property value.

Starting with Windows Vista and depending on the theme, setting this property might not change the appearance of the calendar. For example, if Windows is set to use the Aero theme, setting this property has no effect. This is because an updated version of the calendar is rendered with an appearance that is derived at run time from the current operating system theme. If you want to use this property and enable the earlier version of the calendar, you can disable visual styles for your application. Disabling visual styles might affect the appearance and behavior of other controls in your application. To disable visual styles in Visual Basic, open the Project Designer and uncheck the Enable XP visual styles check box. To disable visual styles in C#, open Program.cs and comment out Application.EnableVisualStyles();.

The following code example demonstrates how to initialize the CalendarForeColor property. This example creates a new DateTimePicker, adds it to the Controls collection, and then initializes its CalendarForeColor property to the Aqua constant.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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