RibbonPage Class

Represents a Ribbon Page within a RibbonControl.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public class RibbonPage :
    BaseRibbonComponent,
    ISupportRibbonKeyTip,
    ISupportMergeOrder,
    IDXImageUriClient,
    ICloneable,
    IImageDropInfo
Public Class RibbonPage
    Inherits BaseRibbonComponent
    Implements ISupportRibbonKeyTip,
               ISupportMergeOrder,
               IDXImageUriClient,
               ICloneable,
               IImageDropInfo

Remarks

This class represents a Ribbon Page within a RibbonControl. RibbonPage objects are components. So, if pages are created at design time, they can be accessed in code by their names.

RibbonPage

Ribbon pages can belong to either the default page category or to a custom page category. Pages that belong to the default page category are regular pages, and they should be designed to contain commands that are always visible during the application run. Pages that belong to custom page categories are intended to display context-dependant commands. Please refer to the Ribbon Page topic to learn more.

To access a RibbonControl's regular pages, use the RibbonControl.Pages collection. To access pages that belong to a custom category, use the RibbonPageCategory.Pages collection. The active page is specified by the RibbonControl.SelectedPage property.

Use the RibbonPage.Groups property to add groups to the page.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to create a RibbonControl and RibbonStatusBar in code.

The RibbonControl contains one page ("Home"), two page groups ("File" and "File 2") and three commands (bar items). The RibbonStatusBar contains two commands aligned to the left and right respectively.

When you create a Ribbon UI in code, ensure the following:

  1. All bar items are added to the RibbonControl.Items collection.
  2. All bar items have their BarItem.Id properties initialized to unique values.
using DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon;
using DevExpress.XtraBars;

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    // Create a RibbonControl
    RibbonControl ribbon = new RibbonControl();
    this.Controls.Add(ribbon);
    // Assign the image collection that will provide images for bar items.
    ribbon.Images = imageCollection1;

    // Create a Ribbon page.
    RibbonPage page1 = new RibbonPage("Home");
    // Create a Ribbon page group.
    RibbonPageGroup group1 = new RibbonPageGroup("File");
    // Create another Ribbon page group.
    RibbonPageGroup group2 = new RibbonPageGroup("File 2");

    // Create a button item using the CreateButton method.
    // The created item is automatically added to the item collection of the RibbonControl.
    BarButtonItem itemOpen = ribbon.Items.CreateButton("Open...");
    itemOpen.ImageIndex = 0;
    itemOpen.Id = ribbon.Manager.GetNewItemId(); //Ensures correct runtime layout (de)serialization.
    itemOpen.ItemClick += new ItemClickEventHandler(itemOpen_ItemClick);

    // Create a button item using its constructor.
    // The constructor automatically adds the created item to the RibbonControl's item collection.
    BarButtonItem itemClose = new BarButtonItem(ribbon.Manager, "Close");
    itemClose.ImageIndex = 1;
    itemClose.Id = ribbon.Manager.GetNewItemId(); //Ensures correct runtime layout (de)serialization.
    itemClose.ItemClick += new ItemClickEventHandler(itemClose_ItemClick);

    // Create a button item using the default constructor.
    BarButtonItem itemPrint = new BarButtonItem();
    // Manually add the created item to the item collection of the RibbonControl.
    ribbon.Items.Add(itemPrint);
    itemPrint.Caption = "Print";
    itemPrint.ImageIndex = 2;
    itemPrint.Id = ribbon.Manager.GetNewItemId(); //Ensures correct runtime layout (de)serialization.
    itemPrint.ItemClick += new ItemClickEventHandler(itemPrint_ItemClick);

    // Add the created items to the group using the AddRange method. 
    // This method will create bar item links for the items and then add the links to the group.
    group1.ItemLinks.AddRange(new BarItem[] { itemOpen, itemClose, itemPrint });
    // Add the Open bar item to the second group.
    group2.ItemLinks.Add(itemOpen);
    // Add the created groups to the page.
    page1.Groups.Add(group1);
    page1.Groups.Add(group2);
    // Add the page to the RibbonControl.
    ribbon.Pages.Add(page1);
    //...


    // Create a status bar with two commands.
    RibbonStatusBar ribbonStatusBar = new RibbonStatusBar();
    ribbonStatusBar.Ribbon = ribbon;
    BarItemLink linkClose = ribbonStatusBar.ItemLinks.Add(itemClose);
    linkClose.UserRibbonStyle = RibbonItemStyles.SmallWithoutText;
    linkClose.UserAlignment = BarItemLinkAlignment.Right;
    BarItemLink linkPrint = ribbonStatusBar.ItemLinks.Add(itemPrint);
    linkPrint.UserRibbonStyle = RibbonItemStyles.SmallWithoutText;
    ribbonStatusBar.Parent = this;
}


void itemPrint_ItemClick(object sender, ItemClickEventArgs e) {
    //...
}

void itemClose_ItemClick(object sender, ItemClickEventArgs e) {
    //...
}

void itemOpen_ItemClick(object sender, ItemClickEventArgs e) {
    //...
}

Inheritance

Object
MarshalByRefObject
Component
DevExpress.XtraBars.BaseBarComponent
DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon.BaseRibbonComponent
RibbonPage
See Also