RibbonApplicationMenu::AuxiliaryPaneContent Property

.NET Framework (current version)

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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)

property Object^ AuxiliaryPaneContent {
	Object^ get();
	void set(Object^ value);

Property Value

Type: System::Object^

The content of the Application Menu auxiliary pane. The registered default is null. For more information about what can influence the value, see Dependency Property Value Precedence.

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

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


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
Available since 4.5
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