RibbonBox Interface

RibbonBox Interface

 

Arranges and aligns controls on a custom Ribbon.

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

[GuidAttribute("e351eac0-961f-458a-8811-58090e3198ef")]
public interface RibbonBox : RibbonControl, RibbonComponent, 
	IComponent, IDisposable

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyBoxStyle

Gets a RibbonBoxStyle value that indicates whether controls placed on this RibbonBox will be placed horizontally or vertically.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyEnabled

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether this RibbonControl is enabled.(Inherited from RibbonControl.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyId

Gets a string that Microsoft Office uses to identify this RibbonControl object.(Inherited from RibbonControl.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyItems

Gets a collection of the controls that are on this RibbonBox object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets the name of this RibbonComponent.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParent

Gets a RibbonComponent that represents the parent of this RibbonComponent.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyRibbon

Gets the top-level Ribbon object that contains the control hierarchy.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyRibbonUI

This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code. Gets the IRibbonUI instance that is provided by the Microsoft Office application to the Ribbon extensibility code.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertySite

(Inherited from IComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTag

Gets or sets application-specific data that is associated with this RibbonComponent.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyVisible

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether this RibbonControl is visible.(Inherited from RibbonControl.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodDispose()

(Inherited from IDisposable.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodPerformDynamicLayout()

Calls the Microsoft.Office.Core.IRibbonUI.InvalidateControl method of the parent control if the RibbonComponent has a dynamic parent, such as a dynamic menu, and layout is not suspended.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodPerformLayout()

Calls Microsoft.Office.Core.IRibbonUI.InvalidateControl if the RibbonComponent has a parent and layout is not suspended.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodResumeLayout()

Reverses the effect of the SuspendLayout method.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodResumeLayout(Boolean)

Reverses the effect of the SuspendLayout method.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSuspendLayout()

Prevents the Microsoft Office application from refreshing the state of controls on the Ribbon.(Inherited from RibbonComponent.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubeventDisposed

(Inherited from IComponent.)

The RibbonBox automatically aligns Ribbon controls as you drop them onto it.

Use the BoxStyle property to arrange child controls horizontally (default) or vertically. If controls are set to be arranged vertically and there is not enough space, they are arranged in multiple columns.

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

You can create a RibbonBox at run time by using the CreateRibbonBox method of the RibbonFactory object.

There are two ways to access the RibbonFactory object:

  • By using the Factory property of the Ribbon class. Use this approach from code in your Ribbon class.

  • By using the Globals.Factory.GetRibbonFactory method. Use this approach from code outside your Ribbon class.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This interface is implemented by the Visual Studio Tools for Office runtime. It is not intended to be implemented in your code. For more information, see Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime Overview.

This documentation describes the version of this type that is used in Office projects that target the .NET Framework 4 or later. In projects that target the .NET Framework 3.5, this type might have different members and the code examples provided for this type might not work. For documentation about this type in projects that target the .NET Framework 3.5, see the following reference section in the Visual Studio 2008 documentation: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=160658.

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