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RibbonBar without start menu and tabs

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Marcus
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Marcus asked on 07 Nov 2011, 12:06 PM
Hi,

I want to use the ribbonbar without the start menu and tabs. Reason is that I haven't got much buttons/items to put on it, so using tabs and/or start menu will be needless imho. Also I find it's using a bit too much screen space by default.

So, what I want is:
  • Use the Office 2010 blue/silver theme. The RadRibbonBarGroup title should have a background color, just like in the Office 2007 theme.
  • No tabs or start menu, so the reserved space for those should/can be collapsed (resulting in more space available on the form).
  • The height of the RadRibbonBarGroup should be a bit less (enough for an 32 icon, one line button title beneath and the group title).

If someone could provide me a (code) example to achieve this, then that would be much appreciated!

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Stefan
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answered on 10 Nov 2011, 11:01 AM
Hello Marcus,

Thank you for writing.

I would suggest using RadCommandBar, instead of RadRibbonBar, and this way you will not need to twist anything with the control. 

Please give it a try and let me know how this control works for your requirement.
 
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Stefan
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Q2’11 SP1 of RadControls for WinForms is available for download (see what's new); also available is the Q3'11 Roadmap for Telerik Windows Forms controls.

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