Creating other ribbon artefacts
In this example, we will be looking at the flyout anchor ribbon element in Dynamics CRM 2011. This allows us to nest multiple ribbon buttons under a single header, thus saving space on the ribbon and grouping common elements together.
For this recipe, we can either use an existing solution, or create a new one. Make sure you have permissions to make customizations in the system.
How to do it...
Perform the following steps to generate a ribbon flyout that contains other buttons:
- Create a new solution. Alternatively you can use any existing solution.
- Add the Account entity if not already added. We will place the flyout on the Account ribbon.
- Create and add two images for the flyout buttons of 16 x 16 and 32 ...