Adding Icons to the DateTime Picker

Windows Phone Tutorial

If you just add a DateTime Picker (from the Windows Phone Toolkit) to your application,DateTimePicker it will work but its icons will be very unsatisfactory – just a pair of X’s.  To get the proper icons, follow these steps:

1. Add the DateTime Picker to your application
2. Copy the Toolkit.Content folder from the Toolkit Samples to your application
3. Create a Toolkit.Content folder in your application and Add-Existing to add the contents to your application
4. Set all of the .png files from Resource to Content
5. Rebuild and run.  Hey Presto! The correct icons appear.

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP.
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