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.


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 online courses. His latest book, Building APIs with .NET will be released early in 2025. Liberty is a Senior SW Engineer for CNH and 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 Microsoft MVP.
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