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Backstage - group

Remark: All functions in this chapter refer to Access / Office 2010.  

In a Backstage - group areas with headlines and borders can be defined.

A Backstage - group can hold one of the following items:


• topItems

• bottomItems


If you want to use all elements you have to define them in this sequence in Ribbon XML.







For each Group a style can be defined.


Following Style types are available:



Font color of headline: Black

Line of headline: Dotted, color: Black


Font color of headline: Yellow/Orange

Line/border around the group: Solid, Yellow/Orange


Font color of headline: Red

Line/border around the group: Solid, Red

The corresponding XML Ribbon file:

<customUI xmlns="">
   <ribbon startFromScratch="false">
      <!-- Ribbon XML -->
    <tab  id="btab1" label="Tab Label 1. ">
       <taskGroup id="MytskGroup1" label="Label taskGroup 1. Column" helperText="Helpertext for 1. Column"/>
         <group id="myGroup21" label="Label 1. Group" helperText="Style:= normal"  style="normal"/>
         <group id="myGroup22" label="Label 2. Group" helperText="Style:= warning" style="warning"/>
         <group id="myGroup23" label="Label 3. Group" helperText="Style:= error" style="error"/>
        <taskGroup id="MytskGroup2" label="Label taskGroup 2. Column" helperText="Helpertext for 2. Column"/>
        <group id="myGroup21a" label="Label Group" style="error"/>
    <button id="btnBackstage1" label="Label Backstage Button" imageMso="HappyFace" onAction="OnActionButton"/>



Attributes: helperText,id, idMso, idQ, insertAfterMso, insertAfterQ, insertBeforeMso,
                insertBeforeQ, label, showLabel, style,tag, visible

 Callbacks: getHelperText, getLabel, getShowLabel, getStyle, getVisible


You can also find this sample in sample database "Backstage View".



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