Customize the Application Menu Button

The default look of the application menu button is an empty rectangle as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: RadRibbonView Application Button in the Office2016 theme

RadRibbonView Application Button in the Office2016 theme

Set the ApplicationButtonImageSource

In order to add an image as the application button's content, you can use the ApplicationButtonImageSource property.

Example 1: Setting the ApplicationButtonImageSource

<telerik:RadRibbonView ApplicationButtonImageSource="Images/test.png"> 
    <telerik:RadRibbonView.Items> 
        <telerik:RadRibbonTab Header="Home" /> 
    </telerik:RadRibbonView.Items> 
</telerik:RadRibbonView> 

Figure 2: RadRibbonView Application Button with an image in the Office2016 theme

Rad Ribbon View How To Style The Application Button

Add custom Content to the Application Button

You can add custom Content to the Application Button via the ApplicationButtonContent property.

Example 2: Setting the ApplicationButtonContent

<Grid> 
    <Grid.Resources> 
        <TextBlock x:Key="clickTextBlock" Text="Click" /> 
    </Grid.Resources> 
    <telerik:RadRibbonView ApplicationButtonContent="{StaticResource clickTextBlock}"> 
        <telerik:RadRibbonView.Items> 
            <telerik:RadRibbonTab Header="Home" /> 
        </telerik:RadRibbonView.Items> 
    </telerik:RadRibbonView> 
</Grid> 

Figure 3: RadRibbonView Application Button with custom content

RadRibbonView Application Button with custom content

Disabling the ApplicationButton

In order to disable the application button, you can set the IsApplicationButtonEnabled property to False.

Example 3: Disabling the Application Button

<telerik:RadRibbonView IsApplicationButtonEnabled="False" /> 

Hide the Application Button

In order to hide the application button, you can set the ApplicationButtonVisibility property to Collapsed.

Example 4: Setting the ApplicationButtonVisibility

<telerik:RadRibbonView ApplicationButtonVisibility="Collapsed" /> 
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