Working Around RibbonWindow Dimensions Issues When Targeting .NET 3.5

For those targeting .NET 3.5, you will notice that RibbonWindow’s Height, Width, Left, and Top properties are a little funky and can be misreported.  This article explains why RibbonWindow on .NET 3.5 has these issues, how the issues manifest, and how to work around them.  .NET 4.0 has no known issues with respect to RibbonWindow… Read more

Enabling ClearType for Ribbon Applications

The Ribbon RTM release was built against .NET 3.5, but our October 2010 release of Ribbon includes both .NET 3.5 and .NET 4.0 Ribbon DLLs.  With the v4.0 Ribbon, we have enabled ClearType on all of the Ribbon controls using RenderOptions.ClearTypeHint.  WPF applications using RibbonWindow must also opt-in to enable ClearType for all content below the Ribbon…. Read more

Future of the WPF Ribbon

I’m sure many of you are wondering what the future of the WPF Ribbon will look like. The future is hard to predict and there are so many things that can change. But here is a short list of things we will be looking into for the future of the WPF Ribbon. Virtualization – We… Read more

WPF Ribbon October 2010 Update Details

Here is the detailed list of the items that were fixed in the October 2010 update. Ribbon Split Button is only half-highlighted when users mouse over the button Ribbon Title is bottom-aligned, should be centered Ribbon Quick Access Toolbar icons are clipped and top-aligned Ribbon Contextual Tab header text is getting truncated if too long… Read more

UPDATE: Microsoft Ribbon for WPF October 2010

Here is the October 2010 update for the Microsoft Ribbon for WPF. This update contains the latest product changes and fixes for the WPF Ribbon. You can download the latest ribbon here. We’ve made a few changes to the WPF Ribbon you might be interested in… Upon the installation of this latest update to the… Read more