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RibbonForm Class

A form that supports incorporation of a RibbonControl.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars.Ribbon
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

A RibbonForm is the XtraForm class descendant which supports the Microsoft Ribbon interface. The form is specifically designed to display a RibbonControl; and is not displayed properly on screen without a RibbonControl.

The RibbonForm is painted differently depending on the embedded Ribbon Control's paint style (RibbonControl.RibbonStyle). For instance, the following images show RibbonForms painted in the Office 2007 and Office 2010 styles:

Ribbon Style Image
Office 2007
Office 2010

The main features of the RibbonForm:

Note

The RibbonForm doesn't support the inherited RightToLeftLayout and RightToLeft properties.

Note

Do not set the RibbonForm's FormBorderStyle property to None.

Note

When a DockManager is placed on a RibbonForm, you may notice slow performance during control startup rendering for complex projects. To resolve the issue, call the DockManager.ForceInitialize method on form loading.

See Ribbon Form for more information.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl
                System.Windows.Forms.ContainerControl
                   System.Windows.Forms.Form
                      DevExpress.XtraEditors.MouseWheelContainerForm
                         XtraForm
                            RibbonForm
                               AppointmentRibbonForm
                               PrintPreviewRibbonFormEx
                               DevExpress.XtraPrinting.Preview.PrintPreviewRibbonFormExBase

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