GroupSizeDefinition element

Represents a layout size for a group of controls in a custom template.

Usage

<GroupSizeDefinition
  Size = "xs:string">
  child elements
</GroupSizeDefinition>

Attributes

Attribute Type Required Description
Size
xs:string
No
Restricted to one of the following values:

(Large)
Default.
(Medium)
(Small)

Child elements

Element Description
ColumnBreak
May occur one or more times

ControlGroup
May occur one or more times

ControlSizeDefinition
May occur one or more times

Row
May occur one or more times

Parent elements

Element
SizeDefinition

Remarks

Optional.

May occur up to three times for each SizeDefinition element (one time for each Size).

Examples

The following code example illustrates a basic custom template that includes the three group layout sizes that must be defined with the GroupSizeDefinition element when creating a custom template.

<Group CommandName="cmdButtonGroup2">
  <SizeDefinition>
    <ControlNameMap>
      <ControlNameDefinition Name="button1"/>
      <ControlNameDefinition Name="button2"/>
      <ControlNameDefinition Name="button3"/>
      <ControlNameDefinition Name="button4"/>
    </ControlNameMap>
    <GroupSizeDefinition Size="Large">
      <ControlGroup>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button1"
                               ImageSize="Large"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button2"
                               ImageSize="Large"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
      </ControlGroup>
      <ColumnBreak ShowSeparator="true"/>
      <ControlGroup>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button3"
                               ImageSize="Large"
                              IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button4"
                              ImageSize="Large"
                              IsLabelVisible="true" />
      </ControlGroup>
    </GroupSizeDefinition>
    <GroupSizeDefinition Size="Medium">
      <Row>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button1"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button3"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
      </Row>
      <Row>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button2"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button4"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
      </Row>
    </GroupSizeDefinition>
    <GroupSizeDefinition Size="Small">
      <Row>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button1"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button3"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="false" />
      </Row>
      <Row>
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button2"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="true" />
        <ControlSizeDefinition ControlName="button4"
                               ImageSize="Small"
                               IsLabelVisible="false" />
      </Row>
    </GroupSizeDefinition>
  </SizeDefinition>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButtonG21"></Button>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButtonG22"></Button>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButtonG23"></Button>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButtonG24"></Button>
</Group>
<Group CommandName="cmdCheckBoxGroup">
  <CheckBox CommandName="cmdCheckBox"></CheckBox>
</Group>
<Group CommandName="cmdToggleButtonGroup"
       SizeDefinition="OneButton">
  <ToggleButton CommandName="cmdToggleButton"></ToggleButton>
</Group>
<Group CommandName="cmdButtonGroup"
       SizeDefinition="ThreeButtons">
  <Button CommandName="cmdButton1"></Button>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButton2"></Button>
  <Button CommandName="cmdButton3"></Button>
</Group>

Element information

Minimum supported system
Windows 7
Can be empty No

See also

Customizing a Ribbon Through Size Definitions and Scaling Policies