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Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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Using the Ribbon User Interface in WPF

Ribbon-based user interface is the latest trend in designing Windows-based applications. The latest UI trends are inclined towards Ribbon-based windows. The modern operating system is promoting Ribbon as the next generation UI for Windows. You can read more about Ribbon from the link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribbon_(computing).

WPF applications support the usage of ribbons. The base class library introduced a number of APIs that draws Ribbon Window UI on the screen.

In this recipe, we are going to introduce the Ribbon, and also show how these components can be used in normal scenarios as well as using MVVM patterns.

Getting ready

Before starting the recipe, let us open Visual Studio IDE and create a WPF ...

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