RibbonApplicationMenu.AuxiliaryPaneContent Property

.NET Framework 4.5

Gets or sets the content of the Application Menu auxiliary pane.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon (in System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon.dll)

member AuxiliaryPaneContent : Object with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The content of the Application Menu auxiliary pane. The registered default is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic). For more information about what can influence the value, see Dependency Property Value Precedence.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The Application Menu has an auxiliary pane that can host additional content. The AuxiliaryPaneContent property hosts a RibbonGallery and is typically used to display a list of recent documents.

The following illustration shows the Application Menu for a ribbon control. The auxiliary pane hosts a list of recent documents.

Ribbon Application Menu

The following example shows the auxiliary pane content of the Application Menu shown previously.

    <ribbon:RibbonGallery CanUserFilter="False"
        <ribbon:RibbonGalleryCategory Header="Recent Documents" 
                                      ItemsSource="{DynamicResource MostRecentFiles}">
                    <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical" IsItemsHost="True"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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