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ApplicationMenu element

Represents the Application Menu.

Usage

<ApplicationMenu
  CommandName = "xs:positiveInteger or xs:string"
>
  child elements
</ApplicationMenu>

Attributes

AttributeTypeRequiredDescription

CommandName

xs:positiveInteger or xs:string

No

Associates the element with a Command.

(xs:positiveInteger or xs:string)

A string, an integer value between 2 and 59999, inclusive, or a hexadecimal value between 0x2 and 0xea5f, inclusive.

The value must be unique within the Ribbon XML document.

Maximum length: 100 characters.

Child elements

ElementDescription

ApplicationMenu.RecentItems

May occur at most once

MenuGroup

May occur one or more times

Parent elements

Element

Ribbon.ApplicationMenu

Remarks

Required.

Must occur exactly once for each Ribbon.ApplicationMenu.

The child elements of the ApplicationMenu element must occur in the specified order:

  1. ApplicationMenu.RecentItems
  2. MenuGroup

Examples

The following example demonstrates the basic markup for the Application Menu.

This section of code shows the ApplicationMenu Command declarations.


<!-- Command declarations for the Application Menu. -->
<Command Name="cmdFileMenu"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_MENU"
         Id="25000" />
<!-- Command declaration for most recently used items. -->
<Command Name="cmdMRUItems"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_MRUITEMS"
         Id="25050"/>
<!-- Command declarations for Application Menu items. -->
<Command Name="cmdNew"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_NEW"
         Comment="New"
         Id="25001"
         LabelTitle="&amp;New"/>
<Command Name="cmdOpen"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_OPEN"
         Comment="Open"
         Id="25002"
         LabelTitle="&amp;&amp;Open"/>
<Command>
  <Command.Name>cmdSave</Command.Name>
  <Command.Symbol>ID_FILE_SAVE</Command.Symbol>
  <Command.Comment>Save</Command.Comment>
  <Command.Id>25003</Command.Id>
  <Command.LabelTitle>
    <String>
      <String.Content>Label for Save</String.Content>
      <String.Id>59999</String.Id>
      <String.Symbol>strSave</String.Symbol>
    </String>
  </Command.LabelTitle>
  <Command.TooltipTitle>Tooltip title with &amp;&amp; for Save Command</Command.TooltipTitle>
  <Command.TooltipDescription>Tooltip description for Save Command.</Command.TooltipDescription>
  <Command.Keytip>s1</Command.Keytip>
</Command>
<Command Name="cmdPrint"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_PRINT"
         Comment="Save"
         Id="25004"
         LabelTitle="Print" />
<Command Name="cmdExit"
         Symbol="ID_FILE_EXIT"
         Comment="Exit"
         Id="25005"
         LabelTitle="Exit" />


This section of code shows the ApplicationMenu control declarations.


<!-- Control declarations for Application Menu items. -->
<Ribbon.ApplicationMenu>
  <ApplicationMenu CommandName="cmdFileMenu">
    <!-- Most recently used items collection. -->
    <ApplicationMenu.RecentItems>
      <RecentItems CommandName="cmdMRUItems"/>
    </ApplicationMenu.RecentItems>
    <!-- Menu items collection. -->
    <MenuGroup>
      <Button CommandName="cmdNew" />
      <Button CommandName="cmdOpen" />
      <Button CommandName="cmdSave" />
    </MenuGroup>
    <MenuGroup>
      <Button CommandName="cmdPrint" />
      <Button CommandName="cmdExit" />
    </MenuGroup>
  </ApplicationMenu>
</Ribbon.ApplicationMenu>


Element information

Minimum supported system

Windows 7
Can be emptyNo

See also

Application Menu control

 

 

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