RibbonControl.HelpPane Property

Gets or sets an object that represents a ribbon help pane. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.UI.Xaml.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.UI.Xaml.Ribbon.v18.1.dll

Declaration

public HelpPane HelpPane { get; set; }
Public Property HelpPane As HelpPane

Property Value

Type Description
HelpPane

A HelpPane object.

Use the HelpPane property to configure the ribbon help pane. The help pane usually contains a single button that opens the help window.

Tip

See Help Pane to learn more.

The following example demonstrates a simple help pane that contains the Undo and Redo buttons.

<Ribbon:RibbonControl>
    <Ribbon:RibbonControl.HelpPane>
        <Ribbon:HelpPane>
            <Ribbon:HelpPaneButton>
                <Ribbon:HelpPaneButton.Icon>
                    <SymbolIcon Symbol="Undo"/>
                </Ribbon:HelpPaneButton.Icon>
            </Ribbon:HelpPaneButton>
            <Ribbon:HelpPaneButton>
                <Ribbon:HelpPaneButton.Icon>
                    <SymbolIcon Symbol="Redo"/>
                </Ribbon:HelpPaneButton.Icon>
            </Ribbon:HelpPaneButton>
        </Ribbon:HelpPane>
    </Ribbon:RibbonControl.HelpPane>

    <Ribbon:RibbonTab Caption="Home" >
        <Ribbon:RibbonGroup Caption="File">
            <Ribbon:RibbonButton Content="Open" IconWidth="32" IconHeight="32" 
            ItemStyle="GlyphWithText" >
                <Ribbon:RibbonButton.Icon>
                    <SymbolIcon Symbol="OpenFile"/>
                </Ribbon:RibbonButton.Icon>
            </Ribbon:RibbonButton>
        </Ribbon:RibbonGroup>
    </Ribbon:RibbonTab>
</Ribbon:RibbonControl>

The following image demonstrates the result.

Help Pane