Use localized labels with ribbons
Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online
Although Ribbon elements that display text allow for direct entry of text, it is a best practice to use localized labels to define text displayed in the ribbon. This enables multi-language capabilities and better management of shared text.
Using localized labels
The <RibbonDiffXml> (RibbonDiffXml) element includes the <LocLabels> (RibbonDiffXml) element. As shown in the following example, this is where you can specify which text to display in the ribbon labels and tooltips using the <Titles> (RibbonDiffXml) element.
<LocLabels> <LocLabel Id="MyISV.account.SendToOtherSystem.LabelText"> <Titles> <Title languagecode="1033" description="Send to Other System" /> </Titles> </LocLabel> <LocLabel Id="MyISV.account.SendToOtherSystem.ToolTip"> <Titles> <Title languagecode="1033" description="Sends this Record to another system" /> </Titles> </LocLabel> </LocLabels>
Within the definition of a ribbon element that displays text, the following example show how the localized label can be referenced using the $LocLabels: directive.
Force a line break in a ribbon control label
If you have a ribbon control label that is very long, the text will wrap to fit the available space. You can specify where you want to include a line break by using the following characters: ​​.
If the label text is very long without a space for the text to wrap, the width of the control expands to allow for the entire label to be displayed.
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