Summary

In RibbonX, Microsoft has done an extremely good job of exposing the capabilities of the Office 2007 Ribbon for developers to use.

You can easily create custom tabs, groups, menus, buttons, toggle buttons, drop-downs, galleries, checkboxes, and dynamic menus to add your application's features to the Ribbon.

You have a comprehensive and cohesive set of attributes that can be applied to all control types, and (nearly) every attribute has an equivalent getAttribute callback.

Using those controls and attributes, you can create an entirely new style of interface for your applications— significantly better than previous versions' CommandBars.

Though very good, RibbonX is still a v1.0 technology, and you might encounter a number of limitations when trying to push its limits.

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