Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 18 – ContextPopup

Friday, November 27, 2009

Windows Ribbon for WinForms library now supports using a Context Popup. The result of this post is a yet another sample, “15-ContextPopup”, found on the project site. What is a Context Popup? A context popup is a combination of a small toolbar (called MiniToolbar) and a context menu, which a ribbon enabled application can provide. This popup usually appears when right-clicking an application surface and it usually provide common operation relevant for the clicked surface. Basically it’s just another way to get to your ribbon commands. In fact, since the MiniToolbar (the upper part of the context popup) can’t...
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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 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...