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Microsoft Ribbon for WPF October 2010

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  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

Managed implementation of the Ribbon for WPF. The Ribbon is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task.

  • This release is a managed implementation of the Ribbon for WPF. The Ribbon is a command bar that organizes the features of an application into a series of tabs at the top of the application window, is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task. The Ribbon user interface (UI) increases discoverability of features and functions, enables quicker learning of the application, and helps users feel more in control of their experience with the application. The Ribbon replaces the traditional menu bar and toolbars.


Status: Deleted

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Microsoft Ribbon for WPF Source and Samples.msi
SHA1: 7bd8d7045150baf8035a324a7bf6b0adb0e66882
1.17 MB
Microsoft Ribbon for WPF.msi
SHA1: f129b2fc10cad0c711af0e46388d5d23ca678eb9
3.06 MB
SHA1: 62500511395b807ad2b1145c63d10a8bde83768f
15 KB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

    • Supported Operating Systems
      • Windows XP SP3
      • Windows Server 2003 SP2
      • Windows Vista SP1 or later
      • Windows Server 2008 (not supported on Server Core Role)
      • Windows 7
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 (not supported on Server Core Role)
    • Supported Architectures
      • x86
      • x64 (WPF Ribbon is only provided in x86, however, the components will install and function properly on x64 operating systems)
    • Hardware Requirements
      • Recommended Minimum: Pentium 1 GHz or higher with 1 GB of RAM or more
      • Minimum disk space:
        • x86 – 850 MB
        • x64 – 2 GB
    • Prerequisites

Installation Instructions

  • To install this download of Microsoft Ribbon for WPF:
    1. Install .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and/or .NET Framework 4.0 on your computer.

    2. Click on the Download on this page to start the download.

    3. To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.
    4. To start the installation to your computer click Run.
    5. To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

    If you install Visual Studio 2010 or Blend 4 after you’ve installed this package, please be sure to re-run the MSI to enable the design-time support.
    1. Select the repair option during the installation process.

    2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

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