SizeDefinition element

Represents a custom layout template of Ribbon controls.

Usage

<SizeDefinition
  Name = "xs:positiveInteger or xs:string or xs:token">
  child elements
</SizeDefinition>

Attributes

Attribute Type Required Description
Name
xs:positiveInteger or xs:string or xs:token
Yes
When Ribbon.SizeDefinitions is the parent, otherwise optional.

(xs:positiveInteger or xs:string or xs:token)
A string or an integer value between 2 and 59999, inclusive, or 0x2 and 0xea5f in hexadecimal, inclusive.
The value must be unique within the Ribbon XML document.
Maximum length: 100 characters.

Child elements

Element Description
ControlNameMap
May occur at most once

GroupSizeDefinition
Must occur at least once

Parent elements

Element
Group
Ribbon.SizeDefinitions

Remarks

Optional.

May occur at most once for each Group element.

May occur one or more times for each Ribbon.SizeDefinitions element.

Predefined Ribbon framework layout templates are specified with the SizeDefinition attribute of the Group element.

If a corresponding ScalingPolicy.IdealSizes element is not declared for each Group element in a Tab element, a validation error will occur.

Examples

The following code example illustrates a basic 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