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An easy way to add a Ribbon Panel Office 2007 style

, 18 Apr 2007
GNU code of RibbonPanel, free software for personal and nonlucrative use, for rest please contact me
demo.zip
TabStripControlLibrary.dll
diagram.png
Example.exe
source.zip
Source
TabStripApp
archive
bin
Release
diagram.png
Example.exe
TabStripApp.pdb
TabStripApp.vshost.exe
TabStripControlLibrary.dll
TabStripControlLibrary.pdb
Properties
Settings.settings
Resources
advanced-directory.png
B_click.png
B_click1.png
B_click11.png
B_on.png
B_on1.png
B_on11.png
config-users.png
gnome-dev-harddisk-1394.png
gnome-dev-removable-usb.png
gnome-finance.png
gnome-netstatus-rx.png
gnome-searchtool-animation.png
gnome-starthere.png
logviewer.png
mozilla-thunderbird.png
pan.png
stock_contact.png
stock_mail-compose.png
stock_mail-druid.png
stock_mail-flag-for-followup-done.png
stock_mail-receive.png
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stock_mail-send.png
stock_new-spreadsheet.png
stock_outbox.png
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TabStripControlLibrary
bin
Release
TabStripControlLibrary.dll
TabStripControlLibrary.pdb
Properties
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Data;
using System.Text;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Drawing.Drawing2D;
using RibbonStyle;

namespace RibbonStyle
{
    public partial class RibbonButton : System.Windows.Forms.Button
    {

        //Timer
        private System.Windows.Forms.Timer timer1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Timer();
        private System.Windows.Forms.Timer timer2 = new System.Windows.Forms.Timer();

        //Images
        private Image _img_on;
        private Image _img_click;
        private Image _img_back;
        private Image _img;
        private Image _img_fad;
        private String s_folder;
        private String s_filename;
        private String _infotitle = "";
        private String _infocomment = "";
        private String _infoimage = "";
        private Color _infocolor = Color.FromArgb(201, 217, 239);
        private Color _TextColor = Color.Black;

        private Image _toshow;

        //Fading
        bool b_fad = false;
        int i_fad = 0; //0 nothing, 1 entering, 2 leaving
        int i_value = 255; //Level of transparency

        //InfoForm
        InfoForm info;



        //Constructor
        public RibbonButton()
        {

            this.SetStyle(ControlStyles.ResizeRedraw |
                           ControlStyles.SupportsTransparentBackColor |
                           ControlStyles.UserPaint |
                           ControlStyles.AllPaintingInWmPaint |
                           ControlStyles.DoubleBuffer, true);


            this.BackColor = Color.Transparent;
            this.FlatStyle = System.Windows.Forms.FlatStyle.Flat;
            this.BackgroundImageLayout = System.Windows.Forms.ImageLayout.Stretch;
            this.FlatAppearance.BorderSize = 0;
            this.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.BottomCenter;
            this.ImageAlign = ContentAlignment.TopCenter;
            this.FlatAppearance.BorderColor = Color.FromArgb(100, 255, 255, 255);
            this.FlatAppearance.MouseDownBackColor = Color.FromArgb(100, 255, 255, 255);
            this.FlatAppearance.MouseOverBackColor = Color.FromArgb(100, 255, 255, 255);
            this._toshow = this._img_back;
            timer1.Interval = 10;
            timer1.Tick += new EventHandler(timer1_Tick);
            timer2.Interval = 10;
            timer2.Tick += new EventHandler(timer2_Tick);


        }

        //Properties
        public Image img_on
        {
            get { return _img_on; }
            set { _img_on = value; }
        }
        public Image img_click
        {
            get { return _img_click; }
            set { _img_click = value; }
        }
        public Image img_back
        {
            get { return _img_back; }
            set
            {
                _img_back = value;
            }
        }
        public Image img
        {
            get { return _img; }
            set
            {
                _img = value;
                this.Image = _img;
            }
        }
        public string folder
        {
            get { return s_folder; }
            set
            {
                if (value != null)
                {
                    if ((char)value[value.Length - 1] != '\\')
                    {
                        s_folder = value + "\\";
                    }
                    else
                    {
                        s_folder = value;
                    }
                }

            }
        }
        public string filename
        {
            get { return s_filename; }
            set
            {
                s_filename = value;

                if (s_folder != null & s_filename != null)
                {
                    _img = Image.FromFile(s_folder + s_filename);
                    this.Image = _img;
                }
            }
        }
        public string InfoTitle
        {
            get { return _infotitle; }
            set
            {
                _infotitle = value;
            }
        }
        public string InfoComment
        {
            get { return _infocomment; }
            set
            {
                _infocomment = value;
            }
        }

        public string InfoImage
        {
            get { return _infoimage; }
            set
            {
                _infoimage = value;
            }
        }

        public Color InfoColor
        {
            get { return _infocolor; }
            set { _infocolor = value; }
        }


        //Methods
        public void PaintBackground()
        {
            if (b_fad)
            {
                object _img_temp = new object();
                if (i_fad == 1)
                {
                    _img_temp = _img_on.Clone();
                }
                else if (i_fad == 2)
                {
                    _img_temp = _img_back.Clone();
                }
                _img_fad = (Image)_img_temp;
                Graphics _grf = Graphics.FromImage(_img_fad);
                SolidBrush brocha = new SolidBrush(Color.FromArgb(i_value, 255, 255, 255));
                _grf.FillRectangle(brocha, 0, 0, _img_fad.Width, _img_fad.Height);
                this.BackgroundImage = _img_fad;
            }
        }

        int t = 0, t_end = 100;

        private void timer2_Tick(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            if (t < t_end)
            {
                t++;
            }
            else
            {
                timer2.Stop();
                t = 0;
                ShowInfo();
            }
        }


        private void timer1_Tick(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            switch (i_fad)
            {
                case 1:
                    {
                        if (i_value == 0)
                        {
                            i_value = 255;
                        }
                        if (i_value > -1)
                        {
                            PaintBackground();
                            i_value -= 10;
                        }
                        else
                        {
                            i_value = 0;
                            PaintBackground();
                            timer1.Stop();
                        }
                        break;
                    }
                case 2:
                    {
                        if (i_value == 0)
                        {
                            i_value = 255;
                        }
                        if (i_value > -1)
                        {
                            PaintBackground();
                            i_value -= 10;
                        }
                        else
                        {
                            i_value = 0;
                            PaintBackground();
                            timer1.Stop();
                        }
                        break;

                    }
            }
        }
        protected override void OnMouseEnter(EventArgs e)
        {
            if (b_fad)
            {
                i_fad = 1;
                timer1.Start();
            }
            else
            {
                this.BackgroundImage = _img_on;
                _toshow = _img_on;
            }
            base.OnMouseEnter(e);
        }
        protected override void OnMouseLeave(EventArgs e)
        {
            if (b_fad) { i_fad = 2; timer1.Start(); }
            else
            {
                this.BackgroundImage = _img_back;
                _toshow = _img_back;
            }

            //Close the info form
            if (info != null)
            {
                info.Close();
            }
            timer2.Stop();
            base.OnMouseLeave(e);

        }


        protected override void OnMouseDown(System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs mevent)
        {

            this.BackgroundImage = _img_click;
            this._toshow = _img_click;
            base.OnMouseDown(mevent);
        }
        protected override void OnMouseUp(System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs mevent)
        {
            this.BackgroundImage = _img_on;
            this._toshow = _img_on;
            base.OnMouseUp(mevent);
        }

        public enum Side { UpLeft, UpRight, DownLeft, DownRight }

        protected override void OnMouseHover(EventArgs e)
        {
            timer2.Start();
            base.OnMouseHover(e);
        }

        public void ShowInfo()
        {
            info = new InfoForm();
            info.Title = _infotitle;
            info.Comment = _infocomment;
            info.Picture = _infoimage;
            info.FillColor = _infocolor;
            if (GetInfoLocation() == Side.UpLeft)
            {
                info.Location = new Point(Cursor.Position.X, Application.OpenForms[0].Location.Y + this.Bottom + 80);

            }
            else
            {
                info.Location = new Point(Cursor.Position.X - info.Width, Application.OpenForms[0].Location.Y + this.Bottom + 80);
            }

            info.Show();
        }

        public Side GetInfoLocation()
        {
            int CPX = Cursor.Position.X - Application.OpenForms[0].Location.X;
            int HSX = Application.OpenForms[0].Width / 2;
            if (CPX < HSX)
            {
                return Side.UpLeft;
            }
            else
            {
                return Side.UpRight;
            }
        }


        protected override void OnPaintBackground(PaintEventArgs pevent)
        {
            //para pintar el fondo hay que tener en cuenta el 
            //desplazamiento con el control contenedor
            if (this.Parent != null)
            {
                GraphicsContainer cstate = pevent.Graphics.BeginContainer();
                pevent.Graphics.TranslateTransform(-this.Left, -this.Top);
                Rectangle clip = pevent.ClipRectangle;
                clip.Offset(this.Left, this.Top);
                PaintEventArgs pe = new PaintEventArgs(pevent.Graphics, clip);
                //pinta el fondo del contenedor
                InvokePaintBackground(this.Parent, pe);
                //pinta el resto del contenedor
                InvokePaint(this.Parent, pe);
                //restaura el Graphics a su estado original
                pevent.Graphics.EndContainer(cstate);
            }
            else
                base.OnPaintBackground(pevent);
        }

        protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs pevent)
        {
            if (this.Parent != null)
            {
                GraphicsContainer cstate = pevent.Graphics.BeginContainer();
                pevent.Graphics.TranslateTransform(-this.Left, -this.Top);
                Rectangle clip = pevent.ClipRectangle;
                clip.Offset(this.Left, this.Top);
                PaintEventArgs pe = new PaintEventArgs(pevent.Graphics, clip);
                //pinta el fondo del contenedor
                //  InvokePaintBackground(this.Parent, pe);
                //pinta el resto del contenedor
                InvokePaint(this.Parent, pe);
                //restaura el Graphics a su estado original
                pevent.Graphics.EndContainer(cstate);

                Graphics g = pevent.Graphics;
                try { g.DrawImage(_toshow, pevent.ClipRectangle); }
                catch { }

                Rectangle rect = pevent.ClipRectangle;
                int X = 4;
                try
                {
                    int newwidth = (rect.Width - 8);
                    
                    int newheigth = newwidth * _img.Height / _img.Width;
                    Point _imgpos = new Point(X, 4);
                    Rectangle r = new Rectangle(_imgpos, new Size(newwidth, newheigth));
                    //g.DrawImageUnscaled(_img, _imgpos);
                    g.DrawImage(_img, r);
                }
                catch { }
                SizeF textsize = g.MeasureString(this.Text, this.Font);
                X = rect.X + rect.Width; X = (X - (int)textsize.Width) / 2;
                int Y = rect.Y + rect.Height; Y = Y - (int)textsize.Height - 2;
                Point _textpos = new Point(X, Y);
                Pen PForeColor = new Pen(this.ForeColor);
                //g.TextRenderingHint = System.Drawing.Text.TextRenderingHint.AntiAliasGridFit;
                g.DrawString(this.Text, this.Font, PForeColor.Brush, _textpos);

            }
            else
                base.OnPaint(pevent);
        }


    }
}

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Juan Pablo G.C.
Software Developer Expediteapps
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I'm Electronic Engineer, I did my end degree project at Astrophysical Institute and Tech Institute. I'm HP Procurve AIS and ASE ,Microsoft 3.5 MCTS
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