RadRibbonBar combines the functions of menus, tab strips and toolbars to make an interface similar to those introduced
in Microsoft Office 2007. With RadRibbonBar you can organize all of the functionality of your application into a single compact
ribbon. When resized, the ribbon bar efficiently shows more or less detail as space becomes available. If you use a Multiple Document
Interface (MDI) layout, the ribbon bar will automatically manage the child forms.
RadApplicationMenu is the Telerik counterpart of the application menu that displays controls used to perform
actions on entire documents and forms, such as Save and Print. It also provides a list of recent documents,
access to form options, and the ability to exit the form or application.
RadApplicationMenu is essentially a RadDropDownButton and has many of the same properties and design time
interface as a RadMenu, i.e. same Smart Tag items, RadItem Collection Editor and the same RadItem types that
may be added to the collection. In the case of RadApplicationMenu, there are three RadItem collections: Items,
RightColumnItems, and ButtonItems. The RightColumnWidth property allows you to reserve extra screen real
estate. RadApplicationMenu also has a DisplayStyle property that may be Image (default), None, Text and
ImageAndText. Set the Image property to include your logo or whatever icon you want to use. The screenshot
below shows all three collections populated and the Image set to a "world globe" icon.