"Full" Backstage without a RibbonWindow

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Posted 4 years ago by keepITcool - Amsterdam
Version: 16.1.0630
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Hi,

I'm using WPF inside a Office CustomTaskPane, which prevents me from using a RibbonWindow.

I'd like to get the backstage to display AS IF it were running in a ribbonwindow with the large Back Button and overlay of the ribbon tabs.

Question is: how do I do that?

 

Thanks!, Jurgen

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Posted 4 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Jurgen,

The back button is actually part of the RibbonWindow template and isn't in the Backstage control.  The Backstage control is just an enhanced TabControl, so you can put it in a Grid to overlay the content area when visible.  The trick is getting the close button to show.  You could try putting a large top Margin on the first tab to move it down.  Then align your own custom close button top/left in the same Grid so that it overlays that tab area whitespace.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0683) was released 1 month ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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