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Design Time

RadRibbonBar has a very well developed Visual Studio designer allowing adding, removing and editing of its tabs, groups and item elements.

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Detailed examples on how RadRibbonBar desing time capabilities can be utilized to their full extent are available in the Designing RadRibbonBar section.

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  • Common Tasks

    • New Theme Manager: Adds a new RadThemeManager component to the form.

    • Edit UI elements: Opens a dialog that displays the Element Hierarchy Editor. This editor lets you browse all the elements in the control.

    • Theme Name: Select a theme name from the drop down list of themes available for that control. Selecting a theme allows you to change all aspects of the controls visual style at one time.

  • RadRibbonBar Specific Actions:

    • Edit Command Tabs: Opens collection editor responsible for editing the command tabs.
    • Edit ContextualTabGroups: Opens collection editor responsible for editing the contextual tabs.
    • Edit QuickAccessToolBarItems: Opens collection editor responsible for editing the quick access items.
    • Edit StartMenuItems: Opens collection editor responsible for editing items appearing in the start menu.
    • Edit StartMenuRightColumnItems: Opens collection editor responsible for editing the start menu items.
    • Add Tab: Adds a command tab item.
  • Learning Center: Navigate to the Telerik help, code library projects or support forum.

  • Search: Search the Telerik website for a given string.

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