Using RibbonGallery Control

The Ribbon Control is a pretty big control owing to the complexity of the Ribbon design guidelines. You can give it a try by downloading from LINK While there are several things to blog about, this post will focus on RibbonGallery. The download provides a sample that covers all features by implementing the Office Ribbon….


Zoomable Canvas Control

Kael has a nice series on the Zoomable Canvas control The usage is something like <ListBox.ItemsPanel>    <ItemsPanelTemplate>        <ZoomableCanvas Loaded=”ZoomableCanvas_Loaded”                        RealizationLimit=”1000″                        RealizationRate=”10″                        RealizationPriority=”Background”/>    </ItemsPanelTemplate></ListBox.ItemsPanel> (Move the Slider right to see it in action) (this is an xbap in an iframe. Would require IE\FireFox with .NET4 on your machine) Slide the slider right to populate the canvas….


Xaml Toolkit: Manipulation of Xaml

One of the interesting things you could easily do with the Xaml Toolkit is manipulation of Xaml. For example, in the case of XamlPadX, if we copy pasted xaml from a WPF application, it wouldnt render because of events, unknown members and so forth. We would need to extract these members in order to make…


WPF Ribbon Basics

  The WPF Ribbon control is easy to use once you get the basics of it. The structure is simple <ribbon:Ribbon x:Name=”Ribbon” >     <ribbon:Ribbon.ApplicationMenu>         <ribbon:RibbonApplicationMenu SmallImageSource=”Images\SmallIcon.png” >             <ribbon:RibbonApplicationMenuItem Header=”Open _File” ImageSource=”Images\LargeIcon.png”/>         </ribbon:RibbonApplicationMenu>     </ribbon:Ribbon.ApplicationMenu>     <ribbon:RibbonTab Header=”Home”>         <ribbon:RibbonGroup Header=”Group1″>   So you have Ribbon, Menu, RibbonTab, and then the Ribbon…


Ribbon Control Design Time Experience

The Ribbon Control is now available to the public for download. If you havent taken a look yet, would definitely recommend it. A neat thing about this release is that it includes a design time plugin to VS. So out of the box you have a template in VS, when creating a new project The…