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11. Producing a Personal Ribbon Using RibbonEditor.xlam

Flavio Morgado

(1)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The VBA environment became part of Microsoft Office when version 4 was released in 1993, exposing the CommandBar object that offered the traditional VBA object model to manipulate Office’s toolbars (allowing users to create, delete, edit, and personalize them). This programmable approach remained for 14 years, until the release of Microsoft Office 2007.

When Microsoft 2007 appeared, offering the new ribbon concept, at first glance I was uncomfortable, partly because my 15-inch monitor used a maximum 1024x768 resolution and ...

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