Simplified ribbon

Ribbon for WPF Forum

Posted 8 months ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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Hi,

I was just wondering if simplified ribbon is planned to be part of the WPF controls in the near future? If it is just around the corner, I'm interested in looking at a preview, if possible.


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Posted 8 months ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hello,

Do you mean a single line version like OneNote or something else?  If you mean a single-line ribbon, it's something we may look into in the future but haven't thus far.


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Posted 8 months ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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Posted 8 months ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Ok thanks for the links.  Yes, that's the look similar to the OneNote app.  We'll mark down the suggestion.


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Posted 8 months ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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Excellent! I'll be holding my breath :)


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The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0684) was released 15 days ago, which was before the next post in this thread.
Posted 5 days ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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Hi,

I was just curious if this is on your work-list for the next release.


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Posted 4 days ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hello,

Not yet... the 2020.1 version will focus on massive enhancements to our Themes for all our products and native controls.  We have a lot of exciting things happening in this area, and will start blogging about some of what we've already completed soon.

Enhanced bars controls is something we'd ideally like to start on later in the year.


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Posted 3 days ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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I'm curious to see your changes to themes.

By "Enhanced bars controls", is it safe to assume you are referring to the simplified ribbon as one among them?


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Posted 3 days ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hello,

We just posted our first blog post on new Themes work and will continue posting a bunch going forward.  Keep watching the blog for details.

While we haven't planned out what the bars controls would entail just yet, a goal might be to support a normal Ribbon style, simplified Ribbon style, and perhaps also drag/drop toolbars as in Visual Studio.  Possibly have everything use the same core button, menu, etc. controls.


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Posted 3 days ago by Bjørnar Sundsbø - Norway
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That's excellent. I'm keeping fingers crossed that the next post will display an overlay similar to the account settings button in Visual Studio, but in a way that it can be visible always, without using popup/adorner/etc to make it display in front of everything else :)


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Posted 3 days ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hello,

Are you referring to the circular user account button in the title bar in Visual Studio, next to the minimize button?  If so, we have a sample of that too, which we will show in a future blog post.  It's effectively the same concept as the custom Help (?) button in the Application Menu Overlay blog post we just made.  We're getting a little off topic in this Ribbon thread, so feel free to comment in the blog posts with any followup.


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