CHAPTER 3Getting Up and Running withRibbonX

In this chapter, we will be looking at the new menu interface in Access 2007, RibbonX. The goal with this chapter is to get you started creating your own menu system. The Ribbon will be the single most visible change to many developers and power users new to Access 2007, and by the end of this chapter, you will have gained experience that will provide a solid grounding in helping you to customize the menu system in Access 2007.

Being completely up front about this chapter, Ribbons were completely new to me, just as they are to you. Like you, I had to wait on Microsoft examples to get started exploring this new technology and try it out. Probably unlike you, however, I do have contacts within the beta ...

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