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This project was previously hosted on CodePlex.

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.



If you wish to contact me (batzen) directly please use twitter or gitter.

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 and walkthrough

Development requirements

  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Optional (but recommended)
    • Editorconfig extension for Visual Studio 2015

Settings that should be used

  • Visual Studio settings which should be used
    • All languages
      • Indentation: 4 spaces (please don't use tabs)
    • XAML
      • Position each attribute on a separate line
        • Position first attribute on same line as start tag


Please, download walkthrough This document covers the main features of this framework and highlights how to use it, but is pretty outdated right now. Almost all features are shown in the showcase application. 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 and the ReleaseNotes. The roadmap is done by milestones.

Feature List

Office UI Element Status
Displaying the Backstage Button Full Support
Backstage Menu Controls Partial
Application Menu
Displaying the Application Button Full Support
Application Menu Styles Full Support
Displaying Tabs Full Support
Minimizing the Ribbon Full Support
Tab Scrolling Full Support
Displaying Groups Full Support
Group Size Reducing / Increesing Full Support
Dialog Box Launchers Full Support
Button Full Support
ToggleButton Full Support
DropDownButton Full Support
SplitButton Full Support
TextBox Full Support
CheckBox Full Support
ComboBox Full Support
Spinner Full Support
Toolbar Full Support
ColorGallery (ColorPicker) Full Support
Ribbon Resizing
Defining Groups for Ribbon Resizing Full Support
Collapsed Group Behavior Full Support
Defining Group Combinations for Ribbon Resizing Full Support
Group Horizontal Scrolling Full Support
Tabs Compression Full Support
Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
Displaying QAT Full Support
Ribbon right-click QAT support Full Support
Position QAT below the Ribbon Full Support
Displaying Many Controls in the QAT Full Support
Keyboard Access
Displaying KeyTips Full Support
Dismissing KeyTips Full Support
Keyboard Navigation Partial
KeyTip Size and Positioning Full Support
KeyTips for Collapsed Groups Full Support
KeyTips for All Kind of Menu and Submenu Full Support
KeyTips for Backstage Partial
KeyTips custom placement Full Support
KeyTips for Quick Access Toolbar Full Support
Displaying Galleries Full Support
Gallery inline/popup support Full Support
In-Ribbon Galleries Full Support
Resizing Expanded In-Ribbon Galleries Full Support
Filtering Gallery Groups Full Support
Displaying the Mini Toolbar Not Implemented
Dismissing the Mini Toolbar Not Implemented
Controls Displayed on the Mini Toolbar Not Implemented
Displaying the Mini Toolbar with Context Menus Not Implemented
Displaying ScreenTips Full Support
F1 help access Full Support
Disable Reason Text Full Support
Image in ScreenTip Full Support

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


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