Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 15 – Use Ribbon as External DLL

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Using Windows Ribbon for WinForms just got a lot easier. Warning: Boring post. Talks about changes in the ribbon library and their reasons. But first, let me start by asking for your forgiveness. I’m trying to create a library which will be easy to use and so the last change to the library wasn’t backward compatible. Namely, classes names and interfaces have changed. Rest assured that every single change I made is making the library a little more easier to use. However, for all those who have started using the...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 3 – First WinForms Ribbon Application

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

So let's see how to use the Ribbon class to add ribbon support to an empty WinForms application. Step 0 – Download Windows Ribbon for WinForms As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, you can download the code for my ribbon wrapper library along with numerous samples (currently one..) from windowsribbon.codeplex.com Also, I remind you to download the helper library, Windows API Code Pack. Update (18.11.2009): The project doesn’t depends anymore on Windows API Code Pack. In this post I'll review how to create your...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 2 – Basic Ribbon Wrapper

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Today we will start looking at some code, but before we begin you might want to know where to find it. The most updated version of "Windows Ribbon for WinForms" code will be at http://windowsribbon.codeplex.com/ It will include the latest version of the project code and samples of how to use its different features. Note that it is based on the Windows API Code Pack, so make sure you have it if you plan to compile the code. Update (18.11.2009): The Windows Ribbon for WinForms project is not dependent on Windows API Code Pack...