RibbonTab.ContextualTabGroup Property

.NET Framework (current version)

Gets a reference to the RibbonContextualTabGroup that this tab is in.

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

public RibbonContextualTabGroup ContextualTabGroup { get; internal set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon.RibbonContextualTabGroup

The contextual tab group that this tab is in; or null if this tab is not in a contextual tab group. The registered default is null. For more information about what can influence the value, see Dependency Property Value Precedence.

You use a contextual tab to display groups of commands that are relevant only in a particular context. Contextual tab groups are shown or hidden based on specified criteria. For example, an Ink Tools tab group might be shown when tablet input is detected, or a Picture Tools tab group might be shown when an Image object is selected.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The following example shows a RibbonTab named Pens that is in the Ink Tools contextual tab group.

    <ribbon:RibbonTab Name="Pens" Header="Pens" ContextualTabGroupHeader="Ink Tools" >
    <!-- Ribbon Tab Content -->
        <ribbon:RibbonContextualTabGroup Header="Ink Tools" Visibility="Visible" Background="Green" />

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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