Chapter 15. Extending the Ribbon

The Microsoft Office Fluent user interface is the term used to describe the new user interface (UI) for the 2007 Microsoft Office system. The Ribbon is a component of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface and the term used throughout this chapter to refer to the Ribbon component. The Ribbon is unquestionably the premiere UI feature in the 2007 Microsoft Office system. Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 uses the Ribbon in Inspector windows. This chapter covers how you can customize the Ribbon for your Outlook solution. If your solution customizes one or more Inspector windows using form regions, you might need to customize the Ribbon as well. In this chapter, you learn how Ribbon extensibility works within the context ...

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