The ribbon that is going to be used in this article is an open source project created by Jose Menendez Poo. However, the original author of the ribbon has stopped support of it. A group of fans of this ribbon re-host and continue to develop/enhance and support the ribbon.
The original ribbon creator has posted an article explaining what this ribbon is all about at [A Professional Ribbon You Will Use (Now with orb!)]. However, that article doesn't describe how to use it in your project. Therefore, this article will show how to use it.
The ribbon class library can be added via Nuget. Right click your project and go to "Manage Nuget Packages..."
RibbonWinForms" and install the nuget package.
Drag the ribbon control into the form.
Click "Add Tab".
Click "Add Panel".
Showing the commands of the "Panel":
Click the command and add the controls you want.
Changing the icon and button text label.
Adding the "
Type the commands that you wish to do in the event block.
Now, try run the application.
Example of using
Replace the inheritance of "
Some behaviour of "
RibbonForm" might not be working properly in some unknown circumstances. We recommended that you to perform the test in your environment before delivering your application into production.
Alternative Ribbon Control
Windows Ribbon Framework
Support Windows 7 onwards
Krypton WinForms components for .NET
Windows Ribbon for WinForms
Ribbon by Juan Pablo G.C.
- 8th August, 2019: Publish Nuget Package, several bug fixes
- 12th April, 2012: Initial version