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RibbonComboBox Class (2007 System)

Represents a combo box on a custom Ribbon.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Ribbon
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Common.v9.0 (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Common.v9.0.dll)

[ToolboxBitmapAttribute(typeof(RibbonComboBox), "RibbonComboBox.bmp")]
public sealed class RibbonComboBox : RibbonControl

A combo box presents a user with a text entry field and a list of choices in a drop-down menu.

You can add RibbonDropDownItem objects to a RibbonComboBox at design time or at run time.

To add RibbonDropDownItem objects at design time

  1. Click the Items property in the Properties window.

  2. Click the ellipsis (...).

  3. Use the DropDown Collection Editor to add, order, and edit new items.

    These items are added to this RibbonComboBox object's Items collection.

The following steps explain how to add a RibbonDropDownItem at run time.

To add a RibbonDropDownItem object at run time

  1. Create a new RibbonDropDownItem by using the RibbonDropDownItem.

  2. Add the RibbonDropDownItem you created to the Items collection for this RibbonDropDownItem object.

Some members of this type can be set only before the Ribbon is loaded into the Office application. For information about setting these properties, see Ribbon Object Model Overview.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.