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...

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...