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Accessing and Customizing Elements

Accessing and customizing elements can be performed either at design time, or at run time. Before proceeding with this topic, it is recommended to get familiar with the visual structure of the RadRibbonForm.

Design time

You can access and modify the style for different elements in RadRibbonForm by using the Element hierarchy editor.

Figure 1: Element hierarchy editor

WinForms RadRibbonForm Element Hierarchy Editor


You can customize the nested elements at run time as well:

Figure 2: Customize Elements

WinForms RadRibbonForm Customize Elements

Customize elements

this.AllowAero = false;
this.RibbonBar.RibbonBarElement.CaptionFill.BackColor = Color.Lime;

Me.AllowAero = False
Me.RibbonBar.RibbonBarElement.CaptionFill.BackColor = Color.Lime

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