IUIRibbon interface (uiribbon.h)

The IUIRibbon interface is implemented by the Windows Ribbon framework and provides the ability to specify settings and properties for a ribbon.


The IUIRibbon interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IUIRibbon also has these types of members:


The IUIRibbon interface has these methods.

Method Description
IUIRibbon::GetHeight Retrieves the height of the ribbon.
IUIRibbon::LoadSettingsFromStream Reads ribbon settings from a binary stream.
IUIRibbon::SaveSettingsToStream Writes ribbon settings to a binary stream.


A Ribbon is composed of several components that can include an Application Menu, the Quick Access Toolbar (QAT), Tabs (core and contextual), Groups (containers for controls), and a rich context menu system (Context Popup).


Minimum supported client Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header uiribbon.h

See also

Windows Ribbon Framework Samples