2.3.66 CT_Ribbon

Target namespace: http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/2009/07/customui

Referenced by: CT_CustomUI

Specifies a reference to the main ribbon of the application.

Child Elements:

qat: A CT_Qat element, as specified in section 2.3.63.

tabs: A CT_Tabs element, as specified in section 2.3.75.

contextualTabs: A CT_ContextualTabs element, as specified in section 2.3.33.


startFromScratch: A Boolean attribute that specifies that the ribbon is reduced to a minimal set of features from which a completely custom ribbon can be built. If this attribute is omitted, the ribbon is unchanged.

The following W3C XML Schema ([XMLSCHEMA1/2] section 2.1) fragment specifies the contents of this complex type.

 <xsd:complexType name="CT_Ribbon">
     <xsd:element name="qat" type="CT_Qat" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1">
       <xsd:unique name="qatControls">
         <xsd:selector xpath="*/*"/>
         <xsd:field xpath="@id"/>
     <xsd:element name="tabs" type="CT_Tabs" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
     <xsd:element name="contextualTabs" type="CT_ContextualTabs" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>
   <xsd:attribute name="startFromScratch" type="xsd:boolean" use="optional"/>

See section 5.1 for the full W3C XML Schema ([XMLSCHEMA1/2] section 2.1).