Using the Fluent XAML Theme Editor
We’ve seen how easy it is to adopt the default color and theme resources from the user’s Windows settings, but what if you or your company wants to create a custom theme for an application? Maybe that theme needs to be shared across a suite of applications. You could create a XAML file with
ResourceDictionary in Visual Studio and code all the markup by hand for a new style. Visual Studio’s IntelliSense will help in some regards. However, there is an easier way.
Microsoft has created an open source tool called the Fluent XAML Theme Editor. It is available on the Microsoft Store at https://apps.microsoft.com/store/detail/9N2XD3Q8X57C, and the source is available on GitHub at https://github.com/Microsoft/fluent-xaml-theme-editor. This application provides an easy-to-use visual designer to create a
ResourceDictionary XAML file that you can drop into your projects.
The Fluent XAML Theme Editor was created to adjust the...