Ribbon Menu

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Ribbon is a MS Office style user interface element which gives you to access the application functionality. Ribbon displays an Application Button at its top left corner. The Application Button invokes the main Ribbon menu.

Application Button

The Application Button is displayed at the top left corner of the RibbonControl. The button provides end-users with access to the main menu of your application.

Ribbon Control Menus - Overview

When your application uses Ribbon Control, you can add one of the following application menus to your application:

Availability

Use the RibbonControl.ShowApplicationButton property to show or hide the Application Button.

Customize an Application Button

Property Description
RibbonControl.ApplicationButtonSmallIcon Specifies the Application Button image in the Office 2010 Ribbon style.
RibbonControl.ApplicationButtonLargeIcon Specifies the Application Button image in the Office 2007 Ribbon style.
RibbonControl.ApplicationButtonText Specifies the Application Button text in the Office 2010 Ribbon style.
RibbonControl.ApplicationButton2010Style Specifies the Application Button custom style in the Office 2010 Ribbon style.
RibbonControl.ApplicationButton2007Style Specifies the Application Button custom style in the Office 2007 Ribbon style.

Backstage View

The Backstage View is the MS Office style full-screen menu.

Ribbon - BackstageView

Application Menu

The Application Menu is the Windows Explorer style Ribbon menu.

Ribbon - ApplicationMenu overview

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