Hello Joel Kraft,
Thank you for this question.
Currently, you can refer to the following Knowledge Base article about adding RadRibbonForm: Adding RadRibbonForm. The template provided for RadRibbonForm which you can use contains a RadRibbonBar, a panel and a RadStatusStrip. For additional information about RadRibbonForm and RadStatusStrip you can refer to this and this helps topics respectively.
Concerning your scenario, if you have a form inheriting from ShapedForm and containing a RadRibbonBar and a RadStatusStrip, you should first this form from RadRibbonBar. Then, you will need to resize the form a little to get its correct initialization.
I hope this helps. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact me.
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