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Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 0 – Table of Contents

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Complete Library for using the Windows 7 Ribbon from C#, including 18 samples and 21 blog posts documenting the Ribbon features.

First I want to announce that the Windows Ribbon for WinForms library is no longer beta.

Since now the library covers every feature available by the windows ribbon I think it would be useful to provide a table of contents for the posts I've written during the development process. Each post serves as documentation on how to use one or two ribbon features.

Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 1 – Introduction: Background on the windows ribbon.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 2 - Basic Ribbon Wrapper: Basic .NET wrappers for windows ribbon.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 3 - First WinForms Ribbon Application: How to create an empty WinForms application with ribbon support.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 4 - Application Menu with Buttons: How to use the ribbon application menu.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 5 - Application Menu with SplitButton and DropButton: How to use the ribbon application menu with ribbon split button and ribbon drop button controls.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 6 – Tabs, Groups and HelpButton: How to use ribbon tabs, groups and the ribbon help button control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 7 – Spinner: How to use the ribbon spinner control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 8 – ComboBox: How to use the ribbon combo box control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 9 – Changing Ribbon Colors: How to change the ribbon colors.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 10 – Working With Images: How to work with images in the ribbon.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 11 – DropDownGallery, SplitButtonGallery and InRibbonGallery: How to use the ribbon drop down gallery, split button gallery and in ribbon gallery controls.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 12 – CheckBox and ToggleButton: How to use the ribbon check box and toggle button controls.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 13 – DropDownColorPicker: How to use the ribbon drop down color picker control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 14 – FontControl: How to use the ribbon font control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 15 – Use Ribbon as External DLL: How to load ribbon resources from external DLLs.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 16 – ApplicationModes: How to work with ribbon application modes.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 17 – ContextualTabs: How to work with ribbon contextual tabs.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 18 – ContextPopup: How to work with ribbon context popup.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 19 – RecentItems: How to work with ribbon recent items control.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 20 – QuickAccessToolbar: How to work with the ribbon quick access toolbar.
Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 21 – SizeDefinition: How to define custom size definitions for ribbon group elements.

That's it for now,
Arik Poznanski.

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Arik Poznanski
Software Developer (Senior) Verint
Israel Israel
Arik Poznanski is a senior software developer at Verint. He completed two B.Sc. degrees in Mathematics & Computer Science, summa cum laude, from the Technion in Israel.

Arik has extensive knowledge and experience in many Microsoft technologies, including .NET with C#, WPF, Silverlight, WinForms, Interop, COM/ATL programming, C++ Win32 programming and reverse engineering (assembly, IL).

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QuestionChanging of RibbonMarkup.xml does not effect Pin
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QuestionIs MDI supported? Pin
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GeneralNeed to support with window xp Pin
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memberHKimsiv24-Jul-10 17:33 
I have follow your instruction and run smoothly in window 7, but if posible how can we run ribbon lib in window xp?
GeneralRe: Need to support with window xp Pin
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QuestionHow to run it on Windows XP Pin
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