Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 10 – Working With Images

Saturday, October 24, 2009

In this post we'll review the ribbon framework images terminology and see how to set images both statically and dynamically in your WinForms application. More details can be found at Specifying Ribbon Image Resources on MSDN. Large Images vs. Small Images Many ribbon controls allow you to specify an image. For example: Button, ComboBox, and Spinner. Most of these controls have two properties, one for a large image and one for small. The Ribbon framework will choose one of these sizes according to the available screen space...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 4 – Application Menu with Buttons

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Before we start to use ribbon features, we must learn the basics of ribbon markup. Commands and Views A command is an action that is identified by a number, it can be opening the save-as dialog, printing the current document, closing the application, etc. every thing you can do in a function call. A view is a graphical representation of commands. It defines the type of controls used to activate the commands and their size, order and layout on screen. So using commands and views is actually just another...