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Dynamically applying skins to user controls in asp.net 2.0

How to change the skin of controls in my user control dynamically?
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tetorvikCommented:
you'll need to do it in Page_PreInit event like:
*.ascx.cs   
    void Page_PreInit(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        Calendar1.SkinID = "MySkin";
    } 

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priyanka_kothariAuthor Commented:
I have done the same but its not working. I am using login control and want to change skin of login controls' controls
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tetorvikCommented:
I have to admit i haven't been playing around with login control too much. But quickly looking at it, I managed to change control appearance by applying skinid dynamically. This is what I did:

1:converted the login control to template (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178340.aspx) to see what control ids the controls in login control have. (you can also do this without converstion, but then you'll need to find another way around to find the controls you're intrested)
2:on Page_PreInit :
   this.Login1.FindControl("UserNameLabel").SkinID = "mySkin";
3: remember to have the theme set up correctly on your page
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