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Fluent.Ribbon is a library that implements an Office-like user interface for the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). It provides controls such as RibbonTabControl, Backstage, Gallery, QuickAccessToolbar, ScreenTip and so on.

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Visit the documentation.
Almost all features are shown in the showcase application.
The showcase application is included with every release, so you can download stable versions from releases and preview versions from CI artifacts.
If you think there is something missing in the showcase application feel free to create an issue for that.

To be more familiar with the Ribbon concept see msdn article.

History & roadmap

A history of changes is maintained in the Changelog. The roadmap is done by milestones.

If you feel lack of some important features feel free to use issues to create an issue/feature request.

Access to preview versions

You can access preview versions through the AppVeyor nuget feed.

What you can do to help us

  • We are accepting pull requests, so you are very welcome to create one
  • Fix some bugs
  • Help us translating
  • Help us updating the documentation

Development requirements

Designer issues

If you have issues using the designer inside of Visual Studio you can try the following things:

  • Clear %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\[VERSION]\Designer\ShadowCache or %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\WDExpress\[VERSION]\Designer\ShadowCache where [VERSION] has to be changed according to your version of Visual Studio
  • Clear the .vs folder in your development folder

If none of that helps feel free to report an issue here.

Formatting settings that have to be used

  • For general formatting you have to use editorconfig (should work out of the box with Visual Studio 2019)
  • XAML
    • Position each attribute on a separate line
      • Position first attribute on same line as start tag

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MIT License (MIT)

This project was previously hosted on CodePlex.