Editor: Elegant Ribbon is a set of Windows Forms controls that allow you quickly and easily provide your application with a new-generation user interface like that introduced in Microsoft Office 2007. It is written in 100% managed C# and is CLS compliant. We are using several innovative approaches to bring you the best possible and complete UI solution available on the market: context-sensitive and windowless controls, command-oriented programming interface, XML-based skinning, and WYSIWYG and rich design-time support in Visual Studio.
Ribbon Elements Ribbon Ribbon Tabs Ribbon Groups Application Button Application Menu Quick Access Toolbar KeyTips ScreenTips Galleries Contextual Tabs Status Bar General Features WYSIWYG Designer Guidelines Compliant Supported IDEs, Frameworks and Languges Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA) Ribbon from Scratch Commands and Controls Implementation Basic Extensions of Windows Forms Context-Based Architecture for Controls Command-Oriented Interface Cascading Pop-Up Menus
New: # Windows 7 visual theme is now supported for Common Controls # FontComboBox control for selecting fonts now has the AutoComplete feature. This control is used in Elegant Ribbon sample applications. # ComboBox control now has the AutoSelect feature. # Improved the cold startup performance. # Gallery control now has a better appearance with the System theme. # Better support for using Elegant Ribbon's source code in solutions on developers' machines. # Added a Ribbon.MinimizedChanging event to cancel changing the ribbon into minimized state. # Added a Ribbon.CurrentTabPageChanging event to cancel a tab change. # Added a StatusBar.IntegrateWithForm property to control how the status bar is integrated with the form. # Updated the Controls sample.