Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 14 – FontControl

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Windows Ribbon for WinForms library now supports FontControl control. The result of this post is a yet another sample, “12-FontControl”, found on the project site.   FontControl Control FontControl is another special control provided by the Windows Ribbon Framework. It allows you to choose font family, size, colors and related effects. It has three types, each exposing a little more functionality then the other: Font Only Font With Color Rich Font Check Font Control on MSDN for full details on the differences between the types. FontControl Properties Following is the list of properties which are unique for FontControl control. The rest...

Windows Ribbon for WinForms, Part 9 – Changing Ribbon Colors

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Introduction to the feature The feature I want to talk about today is how to change the ribbon general colors. Note that you can’t change the colors of a specific ribbon item, only the entire ribbon. There are 3 colors we can change: Background Color Highlight Color Text Color Here is an example of a colored ribbon: How to do it? I’ve added a new method to the...